Community Learning

JTS’s community learning programs extend our sophisticated scholarship and meaningful insights into Torah beyond the classroom to Jewish learners around the world. We offer a wide variety of opportunities to learn with JTS scholars—from podcasts to online courses to events on campus and much more.  

Our rich trove of online resources provides 24/7 access to Jewish learning for anyone who seeks it. And our programs for teens give them a chance to learn with top scholars about the relevance of Jewish texts to their lives as global citizens today.  

Online

Live Online Classes

Live Online Classes

Learn in real time with JTS’s outstanding faculty on topics ranging from Bible and Talmud to History and Mysticism. New courses are offered each semester. Videos and source sheets from select past courses are also available.  

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JTS Torah Online

JTS Torah Online

JTS Torah Online is an invaluable resource for Jewish educational content, produced and curated by JTS scholars and teachers, with new content added every week. Access Torah commentaries, video recordings of major public programs, holiday resources, and more. 

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At JTS

Adult Learning on Campus

Adult Learning on Campus

Community courses give adult learners the opportunity to come to campus to explore topics like Jewish history, philosophy, arts, and literature with our world-renowned faculty. 

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Learning Events

Public Lectures and Events

Public Lectures and Events

JTS’s public lectures and events articulate a vision of what Judaism in North America is and might become. They feature engaging personalities—scholars, writers, artists, and community leaders—who bring contemporary issues into dialogue with Jewish texts, values, traditions, and themes. 

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For 8th-12th Graders

The Ethical Life: A JTS Curriculum for Teens

The Ethical Life: A JTS Curriculum for Teens

Prozdor is JTS’s innovative program in Judaic and Hebrew studies for students in grades eight through twelve attending public or private school in the New York area. Meeting on Sundays, Prozdor offers Hebrew language, traditional beit midrash learning, and experiential programming. 

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Prozdor Teen Learning

Prozdor Teen Learning

Prozdor is JTS’s innovative program in Judaic and Hebrew studies for students in grades eight through twelve attending public or private school in the New York area. Meeting on Sundays, Prozdor offers Hebrew language, traditional beit midrash learning, and experiential programming. 

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Beyond the Campus

Courses and Curricula

Courses and Curricula

Bring JTS learning to your community through our turnkey curricula and other carefully curated educational content, which utilize videos, texts, and incisive questions in courses that can be integrated into your existing adult education frameworks.

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JTS Learning in Your Community

JTS Learning in Your Community

Through a wide range of program models, JTS brings our outstanding faculty and fellows to communities across the continent for highly customized programs, including intensive days of study, single lectures and lecture series, weekend Shabbatonim, and more. We will work with you to design a program with the format and content that fit your community’s interests and needs. 

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