JTS offers exceptional summer learning opportunities to students at a wide range of levels, for both credit and non-credit study. Through our three summer sessions, students can enroll in intellectually stimulating courses with some of the world’s finest scholars in Jewish studies. Summer Session I is for undergraduates only. Both graduate and undergraduate students can take courses in Summer Session II and Summer Session III.

You can also learn in the JTS Beit Midrash in our summer Nishma program, designed to provide an encompassing experience of Jewish learning and encounter over the summer. Learn more

Note: This summer, JTS’s dynamic summer learning experience, including Nishma and our Hebrew courses, will take place online. 

JTS Summer Sessions

JTS Summer Session III

JTS Summer Session III

Summer Session III provides graduate-level classes that use original texts to explore a range of topics, from Worship in Ancient Israel to the Culture of Humor in Modern Jewish History. Dates: July 6 – August 6, 2021

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JTS Summer Session II

JTS Summer Session II

JTS offers exceptional summer learning opportunities to students at a wide range of levels, both for credit and non-credit study. Summer Session II features advanced Jewish learning for both undergraduate and graduate-level students. Dates: June 1 – July 1, 2021

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Session I: Undergraduate Online Mini-Semester

Session I: Undergraduate Online Mini-Semester

This three-week program offers an opportunity for undergraduate students to take an intensive course in Jewish studies at the beginning of the summer, before embarking on summer activities. Dates: April 30 – May 14, 2021

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