Articles, Papers, and Talks

Articles and Papers

D’var Torah on Sitting/Standing for Kaddish
by Jeff Hoffman
This d’var torah was presented to the students at AJR on February 22, 2010
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To a Land that I Will Show You: Training Rabbis for the Future
by David Greenstein
This essay was commissioned by the journal, Teaching Theology & Religion, Published by Blackwell Publishing in Cooperation with the Wabash Center for Teaching Learning in Theology and Religion. It was included in the April 2006 issue. (www.blackwell-synergy.com)
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By the Sweat of Your Brow: Approaching Kashrut from a Pluralistic Perspective
by David Greenstein
This essay is posted with permission from the journal Conservative Judaism, where it was first published in the Fall 2003 (56:1) issue.
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What is a M’qom Torah – A Place of Torah?
by David Greenstein
A written version of a presentation given to the student body of AJR outlining a theological foundation for pluralism, February, 2001.
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Lectures and Talks

D’var Torah on Sitting/Standing for Kaddish
by Jeff Hoffman
This d’var torah was presented to the students at AJR on February 22, 2010.
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B’tzelem Elohim-Continuing Education Certificate
All We Have is Our Body: Nishmat and the Body as the Source of Praise to God
Rabbi Jeff Hoffman
Tuesday, January 12, 2010

Reading Materials:
Preliminary Chart of Nishmat (Hebrew only)
Preliminary Chart of Nishmat (Hebrew and English)
Berakhot 54a
Berakhot 59b
Pesachim 117b-118a
Mahzor Vitry
Final Chart of Nishmat Kol Hai

Tallit and Tefillin: Binding OUrselves to God’s Body
Rabbi Jill Hammer
January 19, 2010
Texts for session

Bodies and Boundaries: Chaos and Order in Jewish and Chrisitian Embodiment.
Jay Michaelson
February 2, 2010
AJR Bodies and Boundaries.doc

Spring 5768 Intensive
Schedule
Community Audit

Staying Connected Shiur
Hazzan Ram’n Tasat
Tuesday, February 5, 2008

Materials:
Adon Olam
Adon HaSelihot
Deror Ykera
El Adon
Ki Hine kaHomer
Lekha Dodi

Presentation on ‘Parashat Vayigash: Love, Loss and Reconciliation’ at The Skirball Center for Adult Jewish Learning, as part of their on-going series, ‘AfterWords:New Perspectives on the Weekly Torah Portion.’
Rabbi David Greenstein
Thursday, December 13, 2007

To listen to a podcast of the talk, please click here and select AfterWords 009-Vayigash. To listen you must have iTunes on your computer. It is a free download.

Staying Connected Shiur
Rabbi Jill Hammer
Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Reading Materials:
Sukkot and Its Message for the Earth

Staying Connected Shiur
Rabbi David Greenstein
Monday, February 5, 2007

Reading Materials:
Top 15 Biblical Ways to Acquire a Wife
Ketubot 7a-7b (English)
Ketubot 7b (Hebrew)
Ketubot 8a (Hebrew)
Nedarim 20a-b (English)
Nedarim 20a(Hebrew)
Nedarim 20b (Hebrew)
Rambam: The Book of Holiness (English, pp 134-135)
Rambam: The Book of Holiness (English, pp 136-137)
Rambam: The Book of Holiness (Hebrew)

Staying Connected Shiur
Rabbi Jeff Hoffman
Monday, January 12, 2010

Reading Materials:
Final Chart of Nishmat Kol Hai
Berakhot 59b
Mahzor Vitry
Pesachim 117b-118a
Preliminary Chart of Nishmat (Hebrew only)
Preliminary Chart of Nishmat (Hebrew and English)