What Now? A JTS Podcast

What Now? A JTS Podcast


Latest Episodes

Mourning in Public—Shuly Rubin Schwartz
June 06, 2019

Sara Beth talks with Dr. Shuly Schwartz, Provost of JTS, Irving Lehrman Research Associate Professor of American Jewish History, and Sala and Walter Schlesinger Dean of the Gershon Kekst Graduate School. Dr. Schwartz shares the mourning and...

Talking Back to God—Benjamin Sommer
May 28, 2019

Sara Beth talks to Dr. Benjamin Sommer, Professor of Bible and Ancient Semitic Languages at JTS. Professor Sommer takes us back to Ancient Israel, and explains how Psalms can validate our anger with God, and even help us find support from our...

We Suffer Because We Care—Alan Mittleman
May 28, 2019

In this opening episode, host Sara Beth Berman tells her story and speaks with Dr. Alan Mittleman, Aaron Rabinowitz and Simon H. Rifkind Professor of Jewish Philosophy at JTS. Prof. Mittleman shares his own experiences with loss, framing tragedies as...

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