Sunday, May 9th, 2021
Don’t miss our newest opportunity to learn with award-winning scholars! Over the past few months, the Sefaria learning department sat down with seven extraordinary people to learn some Torah and have a conversation. The result? Seven amazing video and audio recordings for you to enjoy.
Hear personal stories, beautiful insights, and real-world connections to Torah in these 30-minute Shavuot-themed text studies. Interesting and accessible to people of all backgrounds, you’re bound to find something you can relate to or learn from.
Highlights from the collection:
- Dan Ariely, a world-renowned psychologist and behavioral economist, discusses a Jewish tale and how rituals can help us become the people we want to be.
- Emily Bazelon, bestselling author and podcast host, reflects on the transmission of Torah and a famous piece of Talmud where Moses appears in Rabbi Akiva's classroom.
- Noah Feldman, a Harvard Law professor and former Supreme Court Clerk, shares his interpretation of a text that explores the contradictory and cyclical nature of the world.
- Deborah Lipstadt, Holocaust historian and activist, shares her favorite texts on Abraham, Esther, justice, and responsibility, as well as personal moments around her Torah study and activism.