Online Courses

Whether you want to learn some Jewish history, discover a new language, cultivate a ritual practice or develop a new skill, our online courses have something for everyone. Explore our expansion of offerings below from My Jewish Learning, the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, The Nosher, Hey Alma, Kveller and the New York Jewish Week.

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Borscht Belt and Beyond: The Lasting Legacy of the Jewish Catskills
with New York Jewish Week editor Andrew Silow-Carroll
Tuesdays at 6 p.m. ET, Aug. 20-Sept. 10

Explore how the era has entered Jewish memory — through films, TV shows, literary accounts, Broadway shows and and scholarly projects.

Intro to Kabbalah: Concepts and History to Enhance Your Understanding
with University of Haifa Professor J.H. Chajes
Wednesdays at 1 p.m. ET, Aug. 14 – Sept. 4

One of the world’s foremost Kabbalah intellectuals weaves history and practical knowledge into four sessions.

The Philosophy of Spinoza
with Professor Steven Nadler
Thursdays at 7 p.m. ET, Aug. 8-29

The top Spinoza scholar leads an accessible overview of the philosopher’s ever-relevant ideas about politics, religion, science and more.

IN PERSON: Explore the Jewish Bronx
A New York Jewish Week walking tour
Sunday, Aug. 11 at 11:30 a.m. ET

Second tour added by popular demand! Take an in-person stroll down memory lane in what used to be NYC’s most Jewish borough.

Learn at your own pace

Turning Toward Teshuvah: A High Holy Day Journey of Transformation
with Rabbi Sarah Bracha Gershuny
Over the course of eight lessons, this class will guide you in understanding the particular spiritual power of this time of year and how to tap into that power to effect lasting change in your life.

Cooking through the Jewish Holidays
with Vered Guttman
Join Israeli chef Vered Guttman as she guides you on a remarkable journey through the Jewish year, holiday by holiday and dish by dish.

Inside Jokes: Explore the Essence of Jewish Humor
with Andrew Silow-Carroll
What makes a joke Jewish? And what do Jewish jokes say about the Jews? Let longtime JTA editor Andrew Silow-Carroll take you on a side-splitting journey.

Jewish Funeral Practices: Your Helping Hand Through a Challenging Time

Learning about Jewish funeral planning, and burial and mourning practices, in advance, can help make a painful time less confusing. This 8-part course will help you through it all.

Journey into Jewish Spirituality
with Rabbi Danielle Upbin
An eight-part guided exploration of Jewish mindfulness practices that will enhance your daily life.

The Well of Dreams: Jewish Dream Wisdom Across Time
with Rabbi Jill Hammer
Jewish tradition teaches that our dreams are meaningful. Learn how to apply that Jewish wisdom to your own dreams.

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