Inspiring the Jewish World

Inspiring the Jewish World

At JTS, we turn Jewish scholarship into transformative action and leadership.

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“JTS gave me tools to navigate the sea of Torah and Jewish living that I apply to all aspects of my rabbinate today. These tools are invaluable to me as I work to be an innovative and authentic rabbi for today’s world.” Rabbi Ethan Witkovsky, Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El, Wynnewood, PA

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EACH SCHOOL AT JTS IS DEDICATED TO A SPECIFIC EDUCATIONAL PURPOSE
List College

For dual BAs with Columbia University or Barnard College

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The William Davidson School

For teacher training and educational leadership

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The Rabbinical School

For rabbinical training and religious leadership

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The Gershon Kekst Graduate School

For master’s and doctoral degrees in Jewish Studies

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H. L. Miller Cantorial School

For cantorial training and religious leadership

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Recent News

Remembering Dr. Ruth Westheimer (z”l)

Remembering Dr. Ruth Westheimer (z”l)

Jul 17, 2024

For many years Dr. Ruth taught a Senior Seminar for JTS Rabbinical and Cantorial School students about the intersection of sexuality and their future roles as religious leaders.

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Upcoming Events

Jul 22

Beit Midrash Summer Series—Session II

JTS | Beit Midrash Summer Series| Public Lectures & Events

In this class with Benjamin Kamine, we will take a look at a wealth of parallel material from other sources in the ancient Jewish world.

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Jul 29

Innovations in Ritual and Halakhah (Law) Around Jewish Divorce

Online | JTS Alumni in the World

With Rabbi Pamela Barmash, PhD (Rabbinical School ’90), Co-chair of the Committee on Jewish Law and Standards, The Rabbinical Assembly, and Professor of Hebrew Bible and Biblical Hebrew, Washington University, and Rabbi Karen Reiss Medwed, PhD (Rabbinical School ’95 and List College ’91), Member of the Joint Bet Din of the Conservative Movement and Senior Assistant Dean of Faculty Affairs and Network Engagement, Northeastern University College of Professional Studies  

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Aug 9

JTS in the Berkshires Summer 2024—Session II

Massachusetts | Community Courses| JTS in the Berkshires

Dr. Sarah Wolf will explore how the rabbis of the Mishnah and Talmud grappled with the timeless problems of truth and doubt, and what their wisdom can offer us today. 

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