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.

American Jews and the Culture of Show Biz

Music, film, comedy, theater, and literature: America reflected in the Jewish experience.


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

Featured Podcast
Abraham Joshua Heschel’s Legacy

In our first live podcast, Rabbi Marmur discusses Heschel’s legacy and the possibility for community leadership.


Supreme Myths

Law professor and author, Eric Segall, examines central myths about the Supreme Court and its judges.

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.