This page is dedicated to lectures and shiurim (lessons) that I have have offered in audio and video formats.
Covid, Triage and Jewish Ethics. A JTS webinar on August 25, 2020
Rabbinic Responses to Past Pandemics. A JTS webinar on August 3, 2020.
A Virtual Minyan? Communal Prayer in the Digital Age. A JTS webinar on June 4, 2019.
JTS Vigil following the attack at Tree of Life in Pittsburgh, delivered Oct. 29, 2018
Genetic Engineering and Jewish Law. A lecture presented at JTS, June 18, 2018.
Podcast on Transgender issues in Jewish life and law with Rabbi Shmuly Yanklowitz at the Valley Beit Midrash in April 2017.
Avinu Malkeinu--A Commentary for the JTS Learn Site on the Classic Yom Kippur Prayer.
“How We Changed our Thinking” a NY Times audio record of shifting opinions on same-sex marriage, published June 26, 2015.
Video Commentary on Parashat Korah on the web site, Rosner’s Domain, published on June 20, 2014.
“I Believe: A Shoah Requiem” is an original composition of Cantor Dan Gross, composed as his senior thesis at JTS. The Requiem was performed at Detroit’s Symphony Hall, and broadcast by Detroit Public Television. My remarks appear at minute 17:30.
JTS maintains a rich on-line learning environment found at learn.jtsa.edu. Many of the Torah commentaries that I have written (see Torah Blog) are found there in audio format. For example see my commentary on Behukotai 5774, “Walking Together with God,” a Passover 5774 message on Elijah’s cup, and this Yom Kippur 5774 commentary (among others archived at learn.jtsa.edu). I also recorded this December 2012 video shiur on the teachings of the Sefat Emet regarding Hanukah.
Daf Yomi: The JCAST Network offers daily podcasts on the Daf Yomi, a seven year cycle of Talmud study offered at the rapid pace of two folio pages a day. This project, begun and organized by Rabbi Jeremy Kalmanofsky, is called,”The Daily Daf Differently.” I have offered a week’s worth of shiurim so far on Eruvin, Yoma and Hagiga.
Health Care Reform. A 2012 panel discussion at JTS moderated by Rabbi Leonard Scharzer MD with Rabbi Nevins, Paul Howard, Nancy Dubler, George McGern, David Kraemer, Dahlia Remler, Alan Sloan and Alan Mittelman.