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  1. Can the Center Hold?

    Commentary by Marc Gary on May 30, 2014 in Conservative Judaism

    “Things fall apart; the centre cannot hold;...

    Commentary - stasch - May 28, 2014 - 20:07

  2. MK Dr. Ruth Calderon's JTS Commencement Address 2014

    Video by JTS on May 22, 2014 in Conservative Judaism

    May 22, 2014...

    Video - stasch - June 2, 2014 - 22:02

  3. Being Holy in the 21st Century

    Commentary by Rabbi Gerald C. Skolnik on April 25, 2014 in Conservative Judaism

    If I were challenged to present a one-sentence, pithy articulation of the overarching responsibility of a Jew in this world, I would be hard pressed to find abetter phrasing than the second verse of this week’s Torah reading, Parashat Kedoshim:...

    Commentary - stasch - April 10, 2014 - 17:31

  4. In Solomon's Temple: The Wisdom and Vitality of Solomon Schechter

    Video by JTS on May 8, 2013 in Conservative Judaism

    A special opportunity to study with Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen as he delves into the enduring wisdom and vitality of the legendary Dr. Solomon Schechter, rabbinic scholar and president of JTS from 1902 to 1915. Learn the core works of Dr. Schechter’s ideology in their 19th-century context, and explore their continuing importance to 21st-century Judaism.

    Video - chschwartz - May 5, 2014 - 20:08

  5. Heschel and Kaplan: Cross Sections and Intersections

    Video by JTS on April 18, 2013 in Conservative Judaism

    Rabbis Abraham Joshua Heschel and Mordecai M. Kaplan were among the greatest Jewish minds of the 20th century. Remarkably, both "...

    Video - chschwartz - May 5, 2014 - 20:08

  6. Solomon Schechter: A Personal Reflection

    Audio by JTS on November 19, 2012 in Conservative Judaism

    In this archival clip from the 1945 Eternal Light program entitled "Solomon Schechter," Rabbi Louis M. Epstein, founding rabbi of Kehillat Israel in Brookline, Ma, reflects on his personal memories of Solomon Schechter.

    Audio - chschwartz - May 5, 2014 - 20:08

  7. And the Gates Opened: Women in the Rabbinate

    Video by JTS on October 5, 2012 in Conservative Judaism

    "And the Gates Opened" investigates the legacy that women are creating for Jewish religious and lay leaders. This program explores the rich history behind the move to ordain women and the current status of female religious leaders.

    Video - Anonymous (not verified) - May 5, 2014 - 20:08

  8. Louis Finkelstein and the Conservative Movement: Conflict and Growth

    Audio by Rabbi Michael B. Greenbaum on October 4, 2012 in Conservative Judaism

    Rabbi Michael B. Greenbaum, vice chancellor and chief operating officer of JTS, discussed his recently republished book, Louis Finkelstein and the Conservative Movement: Conflict and Growth (JTS Press, May 2009), a history of the Conservative Movement and and a case study of mission conflict through an exploration of Finkelstein’s presidency of JTS between 1940 and 1955.

    Audio - Anonymous (not verified) - October 23, 2012 - 14:40

  9. In Memory of Sylvia Ettenberg

    Commentary by Rabbi Abigail Treu on June 30, 2012 in Conservative Judaism

    תלמוד בבלי מסכת תענית דף ט עמוד ארבי יוסי ברבי יהודה אומר: שלשה פרנסים טובים עמדו לישראל, אלו הן: משה, ואהרן, ומרים. ושלש מתנות טובות ניתנו על ידם... באר - בזכות מרים..

    Commentary - chschwartz - October 4, 2012 - 15:15

  10. Sacred Schlepping

    Commentary by Rabbi Andy Shugerman on May 26, 2012 in Conservative Judaism

    Numbers Rabbah 5:1 ...

    Commentary - chschwartz - April 29, 2013 - 18:58