Rabbinic Development at The Jewish Theological Seminary partners with rabbis in the field to offer continuing eduction, access to JTS resources, and continual study. Our rabbis are:
For the past twenty-four years, JTS has been offering the Rabbinic Training Institute (RTI) as a program of continuing rabbinic education for rabbis in the field. Each year at full capacity, RTI accommodates Conservative rabbis at a remote location for a week of professional and personal growth.
The insitute is intended to provide serious learning with world-renowned scholars, focus on practical skills in a developing rabbinate, and give an opportunity for small groups to gather in the evenings to discuss the spiritual issues encountered by a practicing rabbi.
The Legacy Heritage Rabbinic Enrichment Initiative is a new program of continuing rabbinic education open to congregational rabbis who, after eight to fifteen years in the rabbinate, are in evolving positions of leadership and require further skills development.