A Radical Change in Rabbinical Student Education

The North American rabbinate has changed and so must rabbinical education!

This is the major operating assumption of a pilot project in its third year funded by the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rabbinical education for rabbis in the 21st century must be qualitatively different from its 19th and 20th century predecessors, and that means daring to deviate from the previously extant curriculum that privileged ancient and medieval texts at the expense of contemporary cultural contexts… Read More