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Articles by My Jewish Learning

Pursuing Racial Justice: A Modern Exodus with Rabbi Lawson

With Passover coming to an end, we welcome Rabbi Sandra Lawson to Maven in conversation with Rabbi Sherre Hirsch to ...

Free Intro to Time: the Present Moment

Join Kabbalah Experience to learn about mystical, scentific, and spiritual relationships with time.

Finding Hope In A World With Unending Problems

Rabbi Suzanne Singer believes that we need hope now, more than ever. She agrees with Jane Goodall, the foremost expert ...

Pharaoh in Canaan: Egyptian Presence in Israel with Nachliel Selavan

The name “Canaan,” which derives from the Bible and from ancient Egyptian and Near Eastern records, generally refers to the ...

Turkish Jews: Jewish Legacy in Anatolia and Today’s Turkey

The history of the Jews in Anatolia started 2400 years ago with the arrival of Romaniote, Mizrahi and Karaite Jews, ...

Gender Identity in Rabbinic Literature

Great fans of ambiguity, the sages of the Mishnah and the Talmud loved to problematize what people of their day ...

Is China the New Middle East Power Broker?

On March 10, regional rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran announced their agreement to resume diplomatic relations. The biggest surprise was ...

The Seder: Preparation or Remembrance?

In this three-part class, Rabbi Lauren Tuchman will guide an exploration of Talmud Tractate Pesachim to help you understand the ...

The Seder: Preparation or Remembrance?

In this three-part class, Rabbi Lauren Tuchman will guide an exploration of Talmud Tractate Pesachim to help you understand the ...

The Seder: Preparation or Remembrance?

In this three-part class, Rabbi Lauren Tuchman will guide an exploration of Talmud Tractate Pesachim to help you understand the ...