Open House for Prospective Graduate and Religious-Leadership Students

The Fall Open House will take place on Monday, October 20, 2014 with a Sunday evening option on October 19. Check back soon for an updated schedule.

Register HERE for the Open House.

Find out about graduate-level study at JTS, and experience the academic opportunities, religious training, and learning community. We look forward to welcoming you to the JTS campus. For additional information, contact or (212) 280-6060. 

Sample Schedule:

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4:15 p.m.
Highlights Tour at
The Jewish Museum
1109 Fifth Avenue (at 92nd Street)

Meet us at The Jewish Museum.
Enjoy a kosher restaurant dinner at approximately 6:00 p.m. (on us!).

To drop your luggage at JTS, meet us at 3:15 p.m. at 3080 Broadway (at 122nd Street).
The Admissions directors will accompany you to the museum.


7:30 a.m.

Shaharit Service

7:30 a.m.

Optional  Shaharit  Service

8:15 a.m.

Registration, Breakfast, and Welcome

8:45–10:10 a.m.

Beit Midrash

8:45–10:10 a.m.

H. L. Miller Cantorial School Program

8:45–9:30 a.m.

Rare Book Room Presentation with Dr. Jerry Schwarzbard

10:15–11:10 a.m.

Campus Tour
Meet in JTS Lobby

9:45–10:45 a.m.

Jewish Ethics: Understanding Diverse Perspectives and Exploring Contemporary Issues

Dr. Alan Mittleman
Dr. Michal Raucher

For Graduate School Prospective Students

9:45–10:45 a.m.

Exploring the Purim Story: Approaching Text Study Through Creative Arts

Dr. Shira Epstein

For Davidson School Prospective Students

10:20 a.m.–12:10 p.m.

Rare Book Room Presentation with Dr. David Kraemer

11:00 a.m.–Noon

Campus and Neighborhood Tour

12:15–1:10 p.m.

Lunch with Current Students

12:15–1:10 p.m.

The JTS Vision
Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen

1:15–2:15 p.m.

The Rabbinical School of JTS

Rabbi Daniel Nevins, Dean,
The Rabbinical School

1:15–2:15 p.m.

H. L. Miller Cantorial School of JTS

Cantor Nancy Abramson, Director

1:15–2:15 p.m.

Q&A with Deans

Dr. Shuly Rubin Schwartz, Dean,
The Graduate School
Dr. Ofra Backenroth, Associate Dean,
The Davidson School

2:25–3:10 p.m.

Student Services Fair
(Financial Aid, Residence Life, Health Insurance, Student Leadership)

3:15 p.m.

Minhah  Service

3:15 p.m.

Optional  Minhah  Service

3:45 p.m.

Dessert Reception with Faculty

4:45–5:30 p.m.

The JTS Vision

Chancellor Arnold M. Eisen

4:45–5:30 p.m.

Q&A with Graduate Admissions Director