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Rabbi Sherre Hirsch

Hallways and Rooms: Navigating Life’s Transitions

You will probably be in transition many times in your life. You may be in one now, or the next one may be right around the corner. Will you be prepared? Join Rabbi Hirsch as she shares teachings from our tradition to help us transform these thresholds into opportunities, so we can live fearlessly and regret-free.

Rabbi Haïm Korsia

Embellir le monde: la beauté dans le judaïsme

Ce cours dépasse les thèmes distincts, associés ou confrontés de beauté et de laideur. Il se concentre plus fondamentalement sur l'idée d'embellissement. La vie c'est ce qu'on en fait, à nous de percevoir à nous de ressentir le beau et de positiver l'état de nature. La beauté et la laideur sont donc sur un mode dynamique, et non statique, la beauté est à créer. La laideur n'est pas expressément citée, mais elle est omniprésente et les exemples s'ensuivent de à l'émasculation de Noé aux atrocités de la Shoah. Mais, Il présente surtout une énorme mise en garde contre la fausse association d'idée beau/bon, laid/mauvais. Le beau, qui crée de l'émotion, et qui pourrait nous faire perdre de vue le bon, doit être contenu par la règle pour nous permettre de vivre de manière juste.

Rabbi Meni Even-Israel

Physical and Spiritual Beauty in Song of Songs

Song of Songs (Shir HaShirim) is often studied as a portrait of lovers and focuses on the beauty beheld by the poet. It has also been understood as a metaphor for the relationship between the people of Israel and God. Between these two vastly different interpretations is a rich discussion about the nature of beauty as the thread connecting the physical and the spiritual. What if it is just about the physical? How does this challenge our reading of Song of Songs, and deepen our apprehension of beauty as a Jewish concept?

David Moss and Elyssa Moss Rabinowitz

Global Day ON AIR Presents: David Moss and Elyssa Moss Rabinowitz 17:00 IST on Sunday November 12, in Jerusalem, Israel Artist David Moss is a co-founder of Kol HaOt: Interactive, Jewish Educational Art Programs in Israel. David considers himself a “mitzvah beautifier”. He works in diverse media, including calligraphy, illumination, papercuts, sculpture, wood, prints, artist books,...
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Rabbi Uri Lam

Global Day ON AIR Presents: Rabbi Uri Lam 18:00 BRST, no domingo 12 de novembro, de Belo Horizonte Brasil Rabbi Uri Lam is the spiritual and community leader of Congregação Israelita Mineira (CIM) in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais St, Brazil, affiliated to WUPJ (World Union for Progressive Judaism). Rabbi Lam is a Psychologist and holds a M.A. in...
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Dr. Daniel Fainstein

Global Day ON AIR Presents: Dr Daniel Fainstein 11:00am CET el domingo 12 de noviembre, desde la Ciudad de México Decano y profesor de Estudios Judaicos de la Universidad Hebraica, Mexico. Completó con honores su formación académica en la Universidad de Buenos Aires, en la Universidad Hebrea de Jerusalén y en la Universidad Nacional Autónoma...
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Rabbi David Levin-Kruss

Global Day ON AIR Presents: Rabbi David Levin-Kruss 16:30 CET on Sunday November 12, in Budapest, Hungary “Jewish text and tradition is the ‘technology’ we use to make the world a better place” says Rabbi David Levin-Kruss, director of Jewish Education for JDC-Europe. David hopes to infuse community programs with rich and innovative Jewish content...
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Rabba Yaffa Epstein

Global Day ON AIR Presents: Rabba Yaffa Epstein 9:15pm PST on Saturday, November 11, in Los Angeles, CA, USA Yaffa Epstein serves as the Director of Education, North America for the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. She received rabbinic ordination from Yeshivat Maharat and holds a Law Degree from Bar-Ilan University. Rabba Yaffa has been...
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Lori Lefkovitz, Ph.D

"A Beautiful Man?" Joseph and the Character of Masculinity in Judaism and Islam.

Joseph (favored son of Jacob, the last of the Biblical patriarchs) is famously beautiful, “of fine face and figure” (Genesis 39:6). He is also one of the shared heroes of Judaism and Islam. Through a textual twin experiment and close analysis of the two traditions, we'll look together at ethnic constructions of beauty and ugliness: What is Jewish beauty?What is masculinity and what is Jewish masculinity? What is femininity and Jewish femininity?

Рав Борух Горин (Rabbi Boruch Gorin)

Красота и уродство в свете исторических дискурсов мудрецов Талмуда о сексуальности

“Historical variations of the discourse of the Talmudic sages about sexuality (based on the material” Israel after the flesh “by D. Boyarin)”; broadcast from the St Petersburg Jewish Learning Professional Seminar.
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