This looks like a nice series of programs at Drisha:
WHY LEARN TALMUD?
Wednesday Evenings, 6:30-9:00pm:
October 29, November 5 & 12
Each evening will begin at 6:30 with a choice of workshops.
At 7:15, we will break for tefilat ma’ariv, refreshments, and informal conversation.
At 7:45, we will join together in the beit midrash for a lecture or panel discussion.
We invite educators, rabbis, students, parents, and all interested members of the community to participate in this conversation.
WORKSHOPS – 6:30-7:15pm
(each workshop meets for three weeks)
Existential Dialogue: The Complex Human Spirit of the Talmud-Rabbi Tsvi Blanchard
Ancient Texts, Modern Lessons-Yaffa Epstein
Archeological Talmud: Digging Deeper-Rabbi Ysoscher Katz
What Does the Talmud Say About Talmud?-Rabbi Jon Kelsen
LECTURES – 7:45-9:00pm
Talmud Study as a Religious Practice-Dr. Devora Steinmetz
The ‘Conceptual’ Approach to Talmud Study: Where Has It Been, Where Is It Going, and Why Does It Matter?-Professor Chaim Saiman
Navigating the Sea of Talmud: Study, Teaching, and Personal Religious Meaning
Dr. Alyssa Gray, Rabbi Dov Linzer, and Rabbi Ethan Tucker
UNABLE TO JOIN US IN PERSON?
ALL LECTURE SESSIONS WILL BE STREAMED LIVE AT WWW.DRISHA.ORG/WATCHLIVE.PHP
All sessions meet at Drisha – 37 West 65th Street, 5th floor
For more information on sessions and presenters, visit www.drisha.org.
To pre-register, call 212-595-0307 or email email@example.com.
There is no fee for this program.
We welcome contributions to support our work.
This event is sponsored by Drisha Institute in partnership with Mechon Hadar, Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, and Yeshivat Maharat.