SEPHARDIC INSTITUTE Lecture Series

 

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Lecturer

Title

Prof. Aaron Demsky

A Deeper Understanding of Sefer Ezra-Nehemia Pt. 1

Prof. Aaron Demsky

A Deeper Understanding of Sefer Ezra-Nehemia Pt. 2

Prof. Barry Eichler

Understanding Patriarchal Narratives in the Light of the Ancient Near East

Prof. Daniel J. Lasker

Theological Approaches to the Holocaust & the State of Israel

Prof. Daniel J. Lasker

Judaism & Modern Medicine: Issues in Reproduction & Cloning

Prof. David Berger

The Patriarchs: Changing Perspectives from the Talmud to the Present

Prof. David Berger

Da'at Torah (courtesy of Magen David of West Deal)

Prof. Elisheva Carlebach

Jewish Leadership and Crises

Prof. Elisheva Carlebach

The Messianic Movement of Shabetai Zvi

Prof. Elisheva Carlebach

The Pursuit of Heresy

Prof. Elisheva Carlebach

Kiddush Hashem: Ashkenazi & Sephardi Approaches

Prof. Elisheva Carlebach

Never to Return? Jewish Attitudes to Spain & Germany

Prof. Haim Sober

Joseph in the Light of Ancient Jewish History

Prof. Haim Sober

Sefer Shemot in the Light of Ancient Egyptian Culture

Prof. Hayim Tawil

Lexicography & Medieval Spanish Commentators

Prof. Hayim Tawil

Covenant Terminologies in Biblical Israel & Ancient Mesopotamia Pt. I

Prof. Hayim Tawil

Covenant Terminologies in Biblical Israel & Ancient Mesopotamia Pt. II

Prof. Hayim Tawil

East Semitic Languages

Prof. Hayim Tawil

West Semitic Languages

Prof. Hayim Tawil

Studies in Hebrew & Akkadian Lexicography

Prof. Hayim Tawil

Insights into Tanakh through the Study of Ancient Languages & Texts Pt. 1

Prof. Hayim Tawil

Insights into Tanakh through the Study of Ancient Languages & Texts Pt. 2

Prof. Hayim Tawil

Insights into Tanakh through the Study of Ancient Languages & Texts Pt. 3

Prof. Hayim Tawil

Studies in Amos & the Wisdom Literature; Part I

Prof. Hayim Tawil

Studies in Amos & the Wisdom Literature; Part II

Prof. Hayim Tawil

Studies in Amos & the Wisdom Literature; Part III

Prof. Marc B. Shapiro

Rambam's 13 Principles: Diverse Approaches Through the Centuries

Prof. Marc B. Shapiro

Maimonides- Reason and Revelation

Prof. Menachem Kellner

Allegiances to Torah & Science

Prof. Menachem Kellner

Maimonides on the Decline of the Generations & the Nature of Rabbinic Authority

Prof. Menachem Kellner

Theological Parameters Within Orthodoxy

Prof. Moshe J. Bernstein

A New Commentary on Bereshit from Qumran

Prof. Moshe J. Bernstein

Four Introductions to Sefer Bemidbar

Prof. Moshe J. Bernstein

Insights in Rabbinic Law from Recently Discovered Sadducee Documents

Prof. Moshe J. Bernstein

Law, Narrative and the Land

Prof. Moshe J. Bernstein

Qivrot Hata'avah: Crises of Faith & Leadership

Prof. Moshe J. Bernstein

The Book of Jubilees: Early Biblical Commentary

Prof. Moshe J. Bernstein

The Book of Jubilees: Halakha & Midrash

Prof. Moshe Sokolow

Avraham's Purchase of Mearat Hamakhpelah

Prof. Moshe Sokolow

The Exodus in Traditional & Modern Exegesis

Prof. Moshe Sokolow

Megillat Esther & the Story of Joseph

Prof. Moshe Sokolow

Megillat Ruth

Prof. Moshe Sokolow

Saul & Agag vs. David & Goliath

Prof. Moshe Sokolow

Sefer Yonah

Prof. Moshe Sokolow

History & Chronology of the Return to Zion

Prof. Moshe Sokolow

Jewish Leadership: The Prophets & The Men of the Great Assembly

Prof. Moshe Sokolow

Jewish Society in Jerusalem

Prof. Sid Leiman

Response to Modern Scholarship on the Biblical Canon

Prof. Sid Leiman

The Aleppo Codex Controversy

Prof. Sid Leiman

Inspiration & Canonicity: The Formation of the Biblical Text

Prof. Sid Leiman

Orthodox Responses to Biblical Criticism

Prof. Sid Leiman

Torah Min Hashamayim: Recent Perspectives on the Divine Origin of Torah

Prof. Sid Leiman

Dead Sea Scrolls: Ancient Jewish Texts & Modernity

Prof. Sid Leiman

Jewish Perspectives on Early Christianity: Toldot Yeshu

Prof. Sid Leiman

Heresy Accusations: The Emden-Eibeshuetz Controversy

Prof. Sid Leiman

Jewish/Rabbinic Responses to Modernity

Prof. Sid Leiman

Major Implications of Pronounciation Controversies

Prof. Yaakov Elman

Historical Context & Background of the Talmud

Prof. Yaakov Elman

Sources & Typology of Sugyot

Prof. Yaakov Elman

The Completion of the Talmud

Prof. Yaakov Elman

Enlightening Rules of Derasha

Prof. Yaakov Elman

The History of Omnisignificance in the Babylonian Talmud

Prof. Yaakov Elman

Midrash in the Jerusalem Talmud

Rabbi Dov Linzer

Guidelines in Approaching Humrot

Rabbi Dr. Jacob Reiner

After the Destruction: Pharisaic Supremacy

Rabbi Dr. Jacob Reiner

The Hasmonean Encounter: Hellenism vs. Judaism

Rabbi Dr. Jacob Reiner

After the Destruction of the First Temple: Prelude to Shivat Zion - Ezra - Nehemia

Rabbi Dr. Jacob Reiner

Reconstruction to the Beginning of the Second Temple Era: Persian Period

Rabbi Irving Greenberg

Torah: The Vision & the Process- Addressing the Gap Between Perspective & Contemporary Realities

Rabbi Irving Greenberg

The Human Role in the G-d - Israel Covenant: Power, Authority & Responsibility

Rabbi Marc Angel

Orthodoxy, Modern Orthodoxy, and Halacha Pt. 1

Rabbi Marc Angel

Orthodoxy, Modern Orthodoxy, and Halacha Pt. 2

Rabbi Moshe Shamah

A Deeper Understanding of the Torah in the Light on Modern Scholarship

Dr. Richard Schwartz

Torah Values, Vegetarianism & Global Resources

Mr. Ronald Benun

Structure & Patterns Within Psalms

Mr. Ronald Benun

Patterns & the Understanding of Psalms

Mr. Ronald Benun

Psalm Sequence & Meaning

 

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