Application for Admission

Application Materials:

The following materials are required in order for an application to be considered for admission:

1. Completed online application

2. Resume (optional for current college students) – please email to admissions@yeshivatmaharat.org

3. Two letters of reference - one personal and one professional or academic. Letters should be mailed to Yeshivat Maharat or emailed to admissions@yeshivatmaharat.org

4. Official college transcripts and if applicable, graduate coursework transcripts. Transcripts should be mailed to Yeshivat Maharat or emailed to admissions@yeshivatmaharat.org

5. Photo of applicant – please email to admissions@yeshivatmaharat.org

6. Application fee of $50 – payable at conclusion of online application

Preference will be given to applications received by February 17, 2017

Yeshivat Maharat

3700 Henry Hudson Parkway

Riverdale, NY 10463

admissions@yeshivatmaharat.org

 

Admission Procedure:

Once Yeshivat Maharat has received all the elements of your application, you will be contacted to meet with Rosh Yeshiva, Rabbi Jeffrey Fox for an evaluation of your text reading and comprehension skills. Subsequent interviews will be conducted by the admissions committee, which includes Rabba Sara Hurwitz and the Director of Recruitment, Laura Shaw Frank, along with certain members of the faculty.

If you have any questions, please email us at admissions@yeshivatmaharat.org or call us at (718) 796-0590

Name *
Name
Date of Birth
Date of Birth
Preferred Name
Preferred Name
Phone
Phone
Current Mailing Address
Current Mailing Address
Permanent Mailing Address
Permanent Mailing Address
How did you hear about Yeshivat Maharat?
Please select all that apply
Educational Background
Foundational Textual Skills and Intellectual Interests
Please indicate your skill and/or knowledge level
Please indicate your skill and/or knowledge level
Please indicate your skill and/or knowledge level
Please indicate your skill and/or knowledge level
Please indicate your skill and/or knowledge level
Please indicate your skill and/or knowledge level
Awards and Scholarships
Leadership Experience
Personal History
All information will be kept strictly confidential. If you answer any of these questions affirmatively, please explain fully below.
Part A – Medical History
Part B – Legal History
Personal Statements
Please answer the following questions in paragraph format.
• What people, institutions, and experiences have had the greatest impact on your Jewish identity? • Which Jewish communities and ideologies have you explored? • Who are you rabbinic role model and mentors? • What is your experience of Israel? What roles do the Land of Israel and the Jewish state play in your life? • What books have stimulated your intellectual and spiritual growth?
Letters of Recommendation
Please provide the following information about your two references.
Personal Reference
Name
Name
Phone
Phone
Professional or Academic Reference:
Name
Name
Phone
Phone
By affixing my name here, I attest that all the information in this application is true and accurate.
By affixing my name here, I attest that all the information in this application is true and accurate.

In order to fully complete your application please send your resume and a current photograph to: admissions@yeshivatmaharat.org