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Each summer, the Shalom Hartman Institute brings together a pluralistic group of rabbis from across North America with senior Hartman faculty members in Israel to address a major issue facing contemporary Jewish life. The 2012 Rabbinic Study Seminar in Jerusalem , July 2- 12, 2012, will explore the foundational Jewish issue of faith: its place in the landscape of Jewish values, and the challenges of modern life to that faith and in which faith plays a part.
Updated: May. 08, 2012
The Jim Joseph Foundation made a $3 million challenge grant to the Yeshivat Chovevei Torah Rabbinical School -- the 5-year-old foundation's first direct grant to a rabbinical school. The money will be disbursed over a five-year period. The yeshiva will commit to matching $2.5 million of the grant on a one-to-one basis. The Jim Joseph grant is designed to permit the school to produce more pulpit and campus rabbis and Jewish educators, and to create a separate track for Jewish educators that will carry the same prestige as the pulpit track.
Updated: May. 11, 2011
In the field of second/foreign language teaching, needs analysis is widely recognized as an essential step in curriculum design and program evaluation. A needs-based approach to Hebrew language education has been advocated by a number of researchers and educators. In a study that employed interviews and surveys, the Hebrew language learning needs of Conservative rabbinical students were investigated. Differences of opinions concerning the desired focus of Hebrew language instruction, its content, and skill emphasis were found both within and across respondent groups. Some curricular and pedagogical implications of the findings as well as the limitations of the study are discussed.
Updated: Oct. 14, 2009
The Alliance for Continuing Rabbinic Education (ACRE) has established a new website to help them reach their goal of advancing the field of continuing rabbinic education in order to enrich the communal, spiritual and educational life of rabbis, and through them, the entire Jewish community. The website, a clearinghouse for information about all continuing rabbinic education programs contains a database of Continuing Rabbinic Education programs, a list of blogs from Alliance participants and research publications on Continuing Rabbinic Education.
Updated: Jun. 25, 2009
Three new Reform rabbis will be ordained in Berlin on June 18th, 2009 in the second such ceremony held in Germany. The Abraham Geiger College at the University of Potsdam, which is marking its 10th anniversary, will ordain Gábor Lengyel, Richard Newman and Roly Zylbersztein.
Updated: Jun. 22, 2009
Two graduates of a new Berlin rabbinical program will be ordained in the first ordination of homegrown Orthodox rabbis in postwar Germany.The ceremony for the Rabbinerseminar zu Berlin will be held June 2 at the new Ohel Jacob Synagogue in Munich by the Central Council of Jews in Germany and the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation, which together founded the institute.
Updated: Jun. 07, 2009
Rabbinic Torah Study Seminar takes place every summer at Shalom Hartman Institute’s campus in the heart of Jerusalem. The intensive, ten-day seminar comprises lectures by Institute scholars, tutorials and small group learning, as well as encounters with Israeli thinkers, artists, writers, politicians and leaders of North American Jewry. It is open to rabbis of all denominations from every corner of the globe who aspire to deepen their pluralistic knowledge of Judaism, expand their first-hand experience of Israel, and develop interdenominational dialogue.
Updated: Mar. 15, 2009
Perceptions and Roles of Conservative Rabbis: Findings and Implications Related to Identity and Education
Results from a study of Conservative rabbis are reported here, including the variety of roles played by rabbis, the value and expectations placed by rabbis regarding each of these roles, and his or her perception of the value and expectations placed by lay leaders on these roles. Implications related to rabbinic identity and education are discussed.
Updated: Jun. 11, 2008
This study seeks to investigate the practice of hevruta as it has developed in the Rabbinical School of the Jewish Theological Seminary. Methodologically, the study makes use primarily of standardized long interviews. The interview protocols are provided in the appendices.
Updated: Apr. 15, 2008
Between Reason and Emotion: Intellectual and Existential Tensions in Contemporary Rabbinic Education; A Portrait of Neil Gillman
This article employs the qualitative research method of portraiture to describe, analyze, and interpret the challenges involved in teaching rabbinical students at a liberal seminary. It paints a portrait of Dr. Neil Gillman of The Jewish Theological Seminary.
Updated: Apr. 01, 2008