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Worldwide Virtual Jewish Learning Resources

The wealth of Jewish learning opportunities offered daily throughout North America and internationally is growing every day. This curated list will help you meet some of Judaism's most dynamic scholars in all disciplines and expand your Jewish knowledge in new and exciting ways!
 
 

 

 

undefinedJudaism Unbound, a project of the Institute for the Next Jewish Future, catalyzes and supports grassroots efforts by “disaffected but hopeful” American Jews to re-imagine and re-design Jewish life in America for the 21st Century. Access the Judaism Unbound website here.Judaism Unbound produces a once-a-week podcast, runs an active facebook page, and features blog posts by fellows of the Institute for the Next Jewish Future and guests.

undefinedJewishLIVE  is a new Facebook platform of Judaism Unbound that shares great music, stimulating classes and more. Join here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/jewishlivegroup/

undefinedB’Yachad Together spirited by American Jewish University. An online portal offering immersive experiential learning that drives dynamic Jewish journeys, captures and delivers the insights of AJU and friends, and convenes our diverse and inclusive community to advance ideas, dialogue and debate. All classes are offered free of charge.  Click here to explore and register.

 

undefinedHadar.org empowers Jews to create and sustain vibrant, practicing, egalitarian communities. They offer a collection of online resources you can read, watch, or listen to about our current moment and to help you prepare for Passover.

 

 

undefinedOnline Classes from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America
JTS offers online classes that create live, interactive opportunities for study with top-caliber scholars. Encounter compelling Jewish scholarship that brings the texts and wisdom of our tradition to bear on contemporary dilemmas. Courses delve deeply into specific areas of Jewish text, history, philosophy, religion, arts, and literature.

 

Orange County Community Scholar Program has hosted local events since 2001 featuring over 125 of the greatest living Jewish speakers, teachers, educators, performers and entertainers. Explore their distance learning opportunities  here.

 

 

The Beit Midrash​ (House of Study) is where one goes both to find holy books (sifrei kodesh), teachers, and study partners. In the Conservative Yeshiva Online Beit Midrash you will find translations and commentaries on the Mishna and Talmud, collections of commentaries on the weekly Torah and Haftarah portions, stand-alone lessons about various holidays and contemporary topics, and courses on genres Jewish literature and Jewish law. Learn about classes and register here.

undefinedLimmud is a cooperative organization of Jewish scholars and now offers online learning options. Learn more here

 


Produced weekly by the Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem, each issue of Torah Sparks has includes a Dvar Torah – Award-winning author of “If All the Seas Were Ink“, faculty member Ilana Kurshan, brings us Aggadic discussions tied to themes from the weekly Torah portion; Table Talk – questions developed by faculty member Vered Hollander-Goldfarb to stimulate thinking and discussion on the Torah portion around the Shabbat table; and a Dvar Haftarah – original interpretations on the weekly Haftarah by faculty member Bex Stern-RosenblattTorah Sparks is available as a weekly email (subscribe here).
 


VIDEOS & ARTICLES


undefinedSinai and Synapses bridges the religious and scientific worlds, offering people a worldview that is scientifically grounded and spiritually uplifting. Click here to access articles and videos, including their recent article on COVID-19 as understood through a Jewish lens.

Suggestions for additions to this list can be sent to  Joy@JewishCollaborativeOC.org.

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