Online courses for adults and teens investigating a central Jewish theme through conversations with HUC-JIR scholars and academic experts.

Why Bother? Judaism in an Age of Choice

In this online course for teens, students consider & celebrate Judaism’s special place in the world, by bringing that wider world – secular & religious alike – to Judaism. This kaleidoscope of perspectives eloquently illustrates Judaism’s unique value.


Live-streamed discussions between HUC-JIR scholars in your synagogue. Interactive Q & A with study guide provided for continued learning.

Psalms: The Roots of Jewish Spirituality

The Psalms count amongst our most ancient and varied prayers. How do they live in Jewish prayer today?

Passionate discussions on the issues that are inspiring our leaders and thinkers in the Jewish world.

Featured Podcast
Journalism, Jewish Identity and Society

Alana Newhouse, editor-in-chief of Tablet Magazine, takes us on a thoughtful tour of Jewish journalism, identity and culture.

Immigration Ban and the Law

Erwin Chemerinsky discusses the immigration ban, states’ rights issues, and the emoluments suit against the President.

Medieval to Modern Perspectives in Jewish Art

Join Dr. Mann for a wide-ranging discussion on the influence of Jewish craftsmen in the Medieval period to how Jewish art engages with contemporary art.