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beit midrash program application process


beit midrash program application process

Beit Midrash Program is a one-year immersive learning program for Orthodox women who are exploring rabbinic ordination.

Admissions for 2024-25 will open this winter.

Who should apply to the Beit Midrash Program? Beit Midrash Program students:

  • have familiarity and some experience learning Jewish texts

  • have at least an advanced-beginner level of Hebrew

  • be engaged in Jewish communal life 

  • find personal meaning in living halakhically (according to Jewish law)

  • be excited about having an immersive Torah learning experience

  • be open to, curious about, or interested in the possibility of pursuing rabbinic education and a rabbinic career in the future


How do I apply to the Beit Midrash Program?

  1. Email, Director of Recruitment and Admissions, to schedule an admissions conversation. This conversation is crucial for determining if the program is a good fit. 

  2. Written application. The link for the written application will be sent to you following the admissions conversation. It includes the following sections about your educational background, personal history, personal statement, and reference information. 

  3. Learning Skills Assessment. Meet with a Beit Midrash Program to assess your Hebrew reading and translation skills, understanding of basic concepts and structures in Talmud, and capacity for learning advancement.

  4. Admissions Interview. Prospective students meet with Beit Midrash program administrators for a formal interview.

Questions? Contact

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