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Паша Милославин (Pasha Miloslavin)

St Petersburg, Russia Russian В мире слов, речей и смыслов

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Rabbi Yehiel Poupko

Illinois, USA English Chana: the Woman of Rosh HaShana

Nov 17, 08:00 EET

Olya Elshansky

Kiev, Ukraine Russian Какие разные смыслы видели еврейские мудрецы в одних и тех же словах?

Nov 17, 09:00 IST

Rabbi Meni Even-Israel

Jerusalem, Israel English Two Paths to Understanding Words: Translation and Commentary

Nov 17, 09:00 CET

Rabbi Menahem Akerman

Paris, France French Ces mots qui font l’être; qui sont faits de lettres

Nov 17, 11:00 ART

Presentacion del Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano
y Universidad de Buenos Aires,
con Rabbi Dr. Ari Bursztein, Gabriela Dranovsky,
Pablo Dreizik y Rabbi Ernesto Yattah

Buenos Aires, Argentina Spanish Judaismo, amor y política

Nov 17, 10:00am EST

Rabba Yaffa Epstein and Rabbanit Sara Wolkenfeld

Ohio and Maryland, USA English Friendship or Death – Havruta o Mituta: Can words kill?

Nov 17, 10:30am EST

Sandra Lilienthal

Florida, USA English Not One Empty Word

Nov 17, 19:00 CET

Prof. Armand Abécassis

Paris, France French L’hébreu : la langue de la sainteté?

Nov 17, 19:00 IST

Ethel Barylka

Jerusalem, Israel Spanish La Palabra Como Puente (The Word as a Bridge)

Nov 17, 1pm EST

Rabbi David Teutsch

Pennsylvania, USA English Feedback that Works: The Art of Tochecha

Nov 17, 10:15am PST

HAMAQOM Talmud Circles, led by
Dr. Deena Aronoff, Rabbi Jennifer Clayman,
Rabbi Dorothy Richman and Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan

California, USA English Falling Down and Speaking Up: Laments from the Heartbreak Hotel

Nov 17, 14:00 CRT

Rabbi Marcelo Bronstein

Costa Rica Spanish Palabras que abren y palabras que cierran: Desde donde hablamos –
Una vision desde el Jewish Mindfulness

Nov 17, 5pm CST

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

Tennessee, USA English Words that Hurt, Words that Heal

Prof. Armand Abecassis | Rabbi Menahem Akerman | Dr. Deena Aronoff | Ethel Barylka | Rabbi Dr. Ari Bursztein | Rabbi Jennifer Clayman | Gabriela Dranovsky | Pablo Dreizik | Olya Elshansky | Rabba Yaffa Epstein | Rabbi Meni Even-Israel | Sandra Lilienthal | Pasha Miloslavin | Rabbi Yehiel Poupko | Rabbi Dorothy Richman | Rabbi Joseph Telushkin | Rabbi David Teutsch | Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan | Rabanit Sara Wolkenfeld | Rabbi Ernesto Yattah

Prof. Armand Abecassis

L’hébreu : la langue de la sainteté?

Emission en direct de Paris, 17:00 le 17 novembre What time is this in my time zone?

Armand Abécassis, né à Casablanca, est un écrivain français et professeur honoraire de philosophie générale et comparée à l’université Michel-de-Montaigne (Bordeaux III). Actuellement Président de l’Institut universitaire européen3 Rachi (de Troyes), directeur du Centre des Etudes juives et spécialiste de pensée juive. Il enseigne à l’école Aquiba de Strasbourg, et à l’Alliance israélite universelle. Il reçoit le prix de l’Amitié judéo-chrétienne de France en 2009.

Rabbi Menahem Akerman

Ces mots qui font l’être; qui sont faits de lettres

Emission 17:00 le 17 novembre

Menahem Akerman, elève de Rav Moché Botchko zal à Montreux, élève de Manitou en Israël, Rabanout à la yechivat har etsion, ingenieur en electronique du Mahon lev-jct. Ancien Rav à Nice, ancien enseignant à eyhal elyaou chez Rav Moché Botchko Zal, enseignant au beit amidrach du Mahon lev jct, enseignant à la Midrechet Yéhouda-Manitou. Marrié avec Manou et parents de six enfants ב”ה. Habite à Yerouchalaïm עיר הקודש ב”ה.

Dr. Deena Aronoff

Falling Down and Speaking Up: Laments from the Heartbreak Hotel

With Rabbi Jennifer Clayman, Rabbi Dorothy Richman, and Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan

LIVE from the Bay Area at 10:15am PST on November 17 | Presented by HAMAQOM – the Place

Dr. Deena Aronoff is the Director of the Richard S. Dinner Center for Jewish Studies and Senior Lecturer in Medieval Jewish Studies at the Graduate Theological Seminary in Berkeley, California. Her interests include rabbinic literature, medieval patterns of Jewish thought and the broader question of continuity and change in Jewish history. Deena is also a community educator and teaches Bible, rabbinics, and Jewish mysticism in a variety of adult education programs. Deena is also a recently certified yoga instructor and teaches yoga in San Francisco.

Ethel Barylka

La Parabla Como Puente

LIVE from Israel at 19:00 IST on November 17

Ethel Barylka (Katz) es una profesional en el área de la educación judía, reside en Israel hace 38 años. Estudió la Universidad Hebrea de Jerusalén, y una Maestría en el Instituto de Judaísmo Contemporáneo de la misma universidad, especializándose en el estudio del Sionismo. Terminó sus estudios de Procuración de Justicia ante Cortes Rabínicas en las Instrituciones de Or Torá Stone en Jerusalém.

Actualmente es consultora del colegio judío de Praga y el colegio judío de Roma, como parte del proyecto Education for Impact, después de haber concluido su labor como coordinadora de estudios judaicos en el Colegio Judío de Madrid durante cuatro años. Creadora y directora del proyecto “Mujer y Judaìsmo“. Está profundamente involucrada el ámbito de la mujer judía y su inclusión más significativa y equitativa en el mundo judío a partir de una visión de respeto al judaísmo normativo. Es autora de: Judaísmo en Femenino, Ed. Nagrella, España, 2018; Apuntas sobre la judía identidad post-moderna. Ed. Keter, Israel, 2002; El desafío de la Realización – Historia del Hanoar Hatzioni. Ed. Masua, Israel 1988.

Rabbi Dr. Ari Bursztein

Judaismo, amor y política

En vivo desde Buenos Aires, 11:00 ART, el 17 noviembre  | Presentado por El Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano y Universidad de Buenos Aires

En discusión con Gabriela Dranovsky, Pablo Dreizik y Rabbi Ernesto Yattah

Ari Bursztein es rabino egresado del Instituto Schechter de Jerusalem y P.H.D. en Pensamiento Judío de la Universidad Hebrea de Jerusalem, dictó clases en el Instituto Schechter (donde obtuvo su smijá rabínica) y en el Centro Interdisciplinario de Hertzlia. Publicó el primer libro en Hebreo sobre el pensamiento de Emil Fackenheim y también numerosos artículos sobre pensamiento judío y educación judía. Curso estudios de post-doctorado en Filosofía de la Educación en la Universidad de Haifa. Actualmente es el Decano de asuntos Académicos del Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano.

Rabbi Jennifer Clayman

Falling Down and Speaking Up: Laments from the Heartbreak Hotel

With Dr. Deena Aronoff, Rabbi Dorothy Richman, and Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan

LIVE from the Bay Area at 10:15am PST on November 17 | Presented by HAMAQOM – the Place

Jen Clayman joined the HAMAQOM faculty in 2016. She is a rabbi with over two decades of experience in Jewish education and communal life, and she especially loves teaching adults. A resident of the Bay Area since 2008, she lives in Mountain View with her husband and children.

Gabriela Dranovsky

Judaismo, amor y política

En vivo desde Buenos Aires, 11:00 ART, el 17 noviembre  | Presentado por El Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano y Universidad de Buenos Aires

En discusión con Rabbi Dr. Ari Bursztein, Pablo Dreizik y Rabbi Ernesto Yattah

Gabriela Dranovsky es Lic. en Filosofía (UBA), realizó la maestría en Filosofía Política (UBA), realiza el Doctorado en Filosofía (UBA) y es becaria doctoral del Instituto de Filosofía Dr. Alejandro Korn (UBA). Realizó un Summer Seminar intensivo sobre Hannah Arendt con Richard Bernstein en The New School for Social Research. Es miembro de Metahistorias desde el 2010 y docente de la Cátedra Libre de Estudios Judíos Moses mendelssohn (UBA).

Pablo Dreizik

Judaismo, amor y política

En vivo desde Buenos Aires, 11:00 ART, el 17 noviembre  | Presentado por El Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano y Universidad de Buenos Aires

En discusión con Rabbi Dr. Ari Bursztein, Gabriela Dranovsky y Rabbi Ernesto Yattah

Licenciado Pablo Dreizik es docente e investigador de la Universidad de Buenos Aires (UBA). Trabaja en la CArrera de Filosofía de la FAcultad de Filosofía y Letras en el área de gnoseología y problemas especiales de gnoseología. Dirige actualmente la Catedra Libre de Estudios Judíos Moses Mendelssohn de la Universidad de Buenos Aires. Ha publicado los libros La memoria de las cenizas. Historia, trauma y representación (2001) y Levinas y lo político (2014) y trabajos sobre Emmanuel Levinas, Leo Strauss, Hannah Arendt y Ernst CAssirer e diversas revistas especializadas.

Global Day ON AIR Presents: Оля Эльшанская (Olya Elshansky)

Какие разные смыслы видели еврейские мудрецы в одних и тех же словах?

LIVE from Moscow at 08:00 MSK on November 17

More info coming soon

Rabba Yaffa Epstein

Friendship or Death – Havruta o Mituta: Can words kill?

LIVE from Ohio at 10:00am EST on November 17 | With Rabbanit Sara Wolkenfeld

Rabba Yaffa Epstein serves as the Director of the Wexner Heritage Program. She formerly served as the Director of Education in 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. Yaffa has been a teacher of Talmud, Jewish law, and Liturgy at Pardes for over a decade, and has served as the Director of the Beit Midrash at the Dorot Fellowship in Israel. She has lectured at Limmud Events around the globe, has written curriculum for the Global Day of Jewish Learning, and has created innovative educational programming for Hillel.

Rabbi Meni Even-Israel

Two Paths to Understanding Words: Translation and Commentary

LIVE from Jerusalem at 09:00 IST on November 17 | Presented by the Steinsaltz Center and the Aleph Society

Rabbi Meni Even-Israel was born in Jerusalem. He was ordained by Israel’s Chief Rabbi Mordechai Eliyahu and served as a Campus Rabbi for several years in the United States. He currently serves as the Executive Director of the Steinsaltz Center in Jerusalem, overseeing Rabbi Adin Even-Israel Steinsaltz’s institutions worldwide. He is responsible for the completion of the English and French editions of the Steinsaltz Talmud, and most recently the publication of the Steinsaltz Tanakh. He lives in Jerusalem with his wife, Liza, and their four children.

Sandra Lilienthal

Not One Empty Word

LIVE from Florida at 10:30am EST on November 17

Sandra Lilienthal is the Education Director of the Global Day of Jewish Learning. She is a Jewish Educator who has great enthusiasm for teaching Judaism as a living religion, and infusing true passion for it among those who study with her. She is part of the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning faculty, an adjunct professor at Gratz College, and the author of Pillars of Judaism, an Adult Education two-year curriculum. Sandra is a frequent speaker at Jewish education conferences, Limmud conferences across North America, synagogues and other Jewish organizations. In 2015, Sandra was nominated by her students and was awarded the prestigious Covenant Award for Excellence in Jewish Education.

Sandra received her Master’s in Jewish Studies and her Doctorate in Jewish Education from Gratz College. Sandra has worked in the Jewish Education field in many different capacities for the last 25 years: Religious School teacher, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Tutor, Director of Education, Director of Lifelong Learning. She has taught every age from preschool to adults, both in her native Brazil and in the USA (Waco, TX and South Florida). For the past 12 years, Sandra has focused on teaching adults and building communities of learners in South Florida. For more on Sandra, check out www.sandralilienthal.com.

Паша Милославин (Pasha Miloslavin)

В мире слов, речей и смыслов

Это видео уже доступно для просмотра

Павел Милославин в настоящее время является студентом РГГУ кафедры еврейской теологии и культуры. Режиссёр, педагог, проект-менеджер, учредитель БФ “Шагаем вместе”, еврейский образователь.

Rabbi Yehiel Poupko

Chana: the Woman of Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur

This video is already available

Rabbi Yehiel Poupko is Rabbinic Scholar at the Jewish United Fund/Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago.

Rabbi Dorothy Richman

Falling Down and Speaking Up: Laments from the Heartbreak Hotel

With Dr. Deena Aronoff, Rabbi Jennifer Clayman, and Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan

LIVE from the Bay Area at 10:15am PST on November 17 | Presented by HAMAQOM – the Place

Dorothy Richman serves as the rabbi of Makor Or: Jewish Meditation Center. She teaches Torah and prayer widely in the Bay Area and her rabbinate has been deeply influenced by years of service with AJWS and Bend the Arc: A Jewish Partnership for Justice. Dorothy recently released an album of original songs, Something of Mine, largely based on texts from the Jewish tradition.

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin

Words that Hurt, Words that Heal

LIVE from JCC Memphis on Sunday November 17 at 5pm CST

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin is a spiritual leader and scholar, and the author of 15 books, including Jewish Literacy and The Book of Jewish Values. He is also a senior associate of CLAL, the National Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership; a board member of the Jewish Book Council; and the Rabbi of the Los Angeles-based Synagogue for the Performing Arts. Rabbi Telushkin is renowned for his warmth, his erudition, and his richly anecdotal insights. His book Words That Hurt, Words That Heal is out in a new edition, which focuses on the words we use in public and in private, revealing their tremendous power to shape relationships. With wit and wide-ranging intelligence, Rabbi Telushkin explains the harm in spreading gossip, rumors, or others’ secrets, and how unfair anger, excessive criticism, or lying undermines true communication. By sensitizing us to subtleties of speech we may never have considered before, he shows us how to turn every exchange into an opportunity. Rabbi Telushkin lives in New York City and lectures regularly throughout the United States.

Rabbi David Teutsch

Feedback that Works: The Art of Tochecha

LIVE at 1pm EST on November 17 | Presented by Reconstructing Judaism

Rabbi David Teutsch is the the Louis & Myra Wiener Professor Emeritus at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, where he previously served as President for a decade and as Director of the Center for Jewish Ethics. A renowned lecturer, consultant and trainer, he has previously served as Executive Director of the Federation of Reconstructionist Congregations and Havurot, as Program Director of CLAL, and as a congregational rabbi. An honors graduate of Harvard University ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, he earned his Ph.D. at the Wharton School, where his dissertation dealt with organizational ethics. He has received honorary degrees from the Jewish Theological Seminary, Hebrew Union College and Reconstructionist Rabbinical College.

His recent work, A Guide to Jewish Practice: Everyday Living won the Kraft Prize, the National Jewish Book Award for Contemporary Jewish Life and Practice. The second and third volumes, A Guide to Jewish Practice: Shabbat and Holidays and A Guide to Jewish Practice: The Life Cycle, were published in 2014. Rabbi Teutsch was Editor-in-Chief for the groundbreaking seven-volume Kol Haneshamah Reconstructionist prayer book series. His textbook Making a Difference: Jewish Leadership and Not-for-Profit Management, came out in 2009. He is also the author of Spiritual Community: The Power to Restore Hope, Commitment and Joy and dozens of other books and articles.

Rabbi Peretz Wolf-Prusan

Falling Down and Speaking Up: Laments from the Heartbreak Hotel

With Dr. Deena Aronoff, Rabbi Jennifer Clayman, and Rabbi Dorothy Richman

LIVE from the Bay Area at 10:15am PST on November 17 | Presented by HAMAQOM – the Place

Peretz Wolf-Prusan is the Senior Educator of HAMAQOM – The Place (formerly Lehrhaus Judaica). From 1975 to 1985 he was actively involved in informal education (UAHC Camp Swig) and in the creation of Jewish scribal art (ketubbot and posters). From 1985 to 1990 he attended the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, receiving his MAHL and Rabbinic Ordination. From 1990 to 2010 he served Congregation Emanu-El of San Francisco as Rabbi and Educator, and in 2002, he was awarded the Covenant Award as “An Exceptional Jewish Educator who has had a significant impact on others, in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the transmission of Jewish knowledge, values, and identity.” He is engaged in community education for the Bay Area, focusing on conferences, retreats, tours, the Bay Area Community Talmud Circle, and Lehrhaus Philosophy Circle.

Rabbanit Sara Wolkenfeld

Friendship or Death – Havruta o Mituta: Can words kill?

LIVE from Maryland at 10:00am EST on November 17 | With Rabba Yaffa Epstein

Sara Tillinger Wolkenfeld is the director of Education at Sefaria, an online database and new interface for Jewish texts. She is passionate about Talmud education and expanding Jewish textual knowledge for all. Sara is also a fellow of the David Hartman Center at the Shalom Hartman Institute of North America. Her previous experience includes serving as director of Education at the Center for Jewish Life – Hillel at Princeton University, as part of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus. She studied Talmud and Jewish Law at various institutions of Jewish learning in Israel and America and speaks frequently at synagogues, schools, and university communities. She lives in Chicago with her husband and their five children.

Rabbi Ernesto Yattah

Judaismo, amor y política

En vivo desde Buenos Aires, 11:00 ART, el 17 noviembre  | Presentado por El Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano y Universidad de Buenos Aires

En discusión con Rabbi Dr. Ari Bursztein, Gabriela Dranovsky y Rabbi Ernesto Yattah

El rabino Ernesto Yattah cursó sus estudios universitarios en Estados Unidos. Recibió un Bachelor of Arts en Religiones Comparadas de la Universidad de Columbia en Nueva York y un Master of Arts en Estudios Judaicos del Seminario Teológico Judío de Norte América, donde también obtuvo su ordenación rabínica en 1989. Posteriormente desarrolló su trabajo rabínico en la comunidad judía de Houston, Texas, en Estados Unidos, entre 1989 y 1998. Regresó a la Argentina en 1998. Desde entonces, participó de diversas actividades relacionadas al diálogo interreligioso en Buenos Aires y en la actualidad se desempeña como Decano del Instituto de Formación Rabínica y Director del Centro Latinoamericano del Judaísmo y el Islam en el Seminario Rabínico Latinoamericano Marshall T. Meyer.


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