The William Davidson Graduate School of Jewish Education trains the leaders who will shape the lives and communities of the Jewish people for decades to come.

The William Davidson School is the largest pluralistic school of Jewish education in North America. For over a century, we have graduated leaders who go on to define the field of Jewish education and shape Jewish experience in schools, start-ups, congregations, nonprofits, and beyond. 

Study at The William Davidson School

The William Davidson School provides an unparalleled academic experience for leaders in Jewish education. Our partnerships with key institutions in the Jewish and education worlds ensure that students at The William Davidson School have access to the most comprehensive catalog of programs and projects. We offer:


Our master’s and doctoral students are encouraged to tailor their studies to their specific interests, deepening their training in Jewish education and developing the skills that will allow them to contribute significantly to the field.

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Professional Training

Our certificate and professional development programs help prepare educators as they grow into the future leaders of our communities.

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Why The William Davidson School?

  • Leadership and Influence: Graduates of The William Davidson School are highly sought after for teaching and leadership roles. Our alumni hold influential and inspiring positions that span entrepreneurial nonprofits, established institutions, day schools, camps, and more.
  • Diversity and Community: The William Davidson School welcomes students from all Jewish backgrounds. We believe that our students’ diversity strengthens the Jewish community, and we are united by our passion for Jewish education and our vision for the future.
  • Scholarship and Spirituality: Students at The William Davidson School find a balance between academic rigor and spiritual leadership. Our focus on the critical study of texts, viewed always in historical context as well as in relation to modern Jewish life, prepares our students to bring Jewish wisdom and wonder to life for future generations.

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For more information about the application process, as well as the range of fellowships and scholarships available to prospective students, contact the Admissions Office at

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