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JRelease: Dr. Stein Hain's TEXTing Podcast by the Shalom Hartman Institute

February 15, 2024 3:38 PM | Anonymous

New Podcast,TEXTing with Dr. Elana Stein Hain, produced by the Shalom Hartman Insitute delves deeply into Jewish texts to guide and inspire as we grapple with the concerns and meaning of this moment.  

New York, New York – February 2024 — Dr. Elana Stein Hain, a Senior Fellow of the Shalom Hartman Institute and author of Circumventing the Law (University of Pennsylvania Press), is proud to introduce her latest venture – TEXTing.

On each episode of TEXTing, Dr. Stein Hain collaborates with esteemed Hartman scholars, including Dr. Christine Hayes, Rabbi Yonah Hain, or Dr. Leora Batnitzky. Together, they delve into Torah texts, exploring the intersection of ancient wisdom with contemporary relevance.

Dr. Stein Hain, renowned for creating Talmud from the Balcony, a learning seminar uncovering the profound ideas, questions, and issues shaping rabbinic discussions, employs Jewish faith, ethics, and practices to illuminate the path towards more meaningful lives in the present day. Her unique perspective introduces traditional Jewish ideas to elucidate the social and emotional ethos of our current moment.

Dr. Stein Hain shared, "One of the things we're trying to do in this podcast, and one of the roles that Torah plays right now, is providing people with a mirror to what they're feeling, and experiencing, and--hopefully a window into where they want to go."

For all media inquiries and interview requests with Dr. Stein Hain, please contact Jan Greenfield at

Dr. Stein Hain serves as the Rosh Beit Midrash and Senior Fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute. She earned her doctorate in Religion from Columbia University and is an alumna of the Yeshiva University Graduate Program in Advanced Talmudic Studies (GPATS), as well as the Consortium in Jewish Studies and Legal Theory Graduate Fellowship at Cardozo School of Law.

The Shalom Hartman Institute, a leading center of Jewish thought and education, is dedicated to exploring the significant and relevant ideas impacting Jewish communities today. The Institute is committed to ensuring that Judaism remains a compelling force for good in the 21st century.

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