Program Schedule

The Great Jewish Books Seminar for Jewish clergy and religious educators is concentrated during two consecutive Sunday-Monday blocks (June 6 & 7 and June 13 & 14), with some supplementary programming during the week in between. All meetings will take place on Zoom.

The tentative schedule is as follows (all times are EST):

Sunday, June 6
11-12:30 — Welcome and meal
1:00-2:15 — Seminar 1
2:45-4:00 — Seminar 2
Evening — Virtual tour of the Yiddish Book Center

Monday, June 7
11-12:15 — Seminar 1
1:15-2:30 — Seminar 2
3:00-4:00 — Small group session
Evening — Optional social activity

June 8–10
— Evening discussion with Yiddish Book Center founder and president, Aaron Lansky
— Evening discussion about Yiddish and the Yiddish Book Center’s collections
— One virtual khavruse meet-up

Sunday, June 13
11-12:15 — Seminar 1
1:15-2:30 — Seminar 2
3:00-4:00 — Small group session
Evening — Optional social activity

Monday, June 14
11-12:15 — Seminar 1
1:15-2:30 — Seminar 2
3:00-4:00 — Wrap-up and reflections