Conservative Yeshiva

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The Conservative Yeshiva in Jerusalem
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Formation 1995

Rabbi Joel Levy

Dr. Joshua Kulp
Affiliations Masorti/Conservative Judaism
Slogan תלמוד תורה כנגד כולם

The Conservative Yeshiva is a co-educational institute for study of traditional Jewish texts in Jerusalem, Israel. The Yeshiva was founded in 1995 and is under the Academic Auspices of the Jewish Theological Seminary of America.

The current Roshei Yeshiva are Rabbi Joel Levy and Dr. Joshua Kulp.

The Roshei Yeshiva Emeritus are Rabbi Pesach Schindler and Rabbi Joel Roth.

The Yeshiva offers Jews from outside the Orthodox world the opportunity to gain the advanced Jewish learning and communal experiences provided by attending a Yeshiva. The Yeshiva offers a synthesis of traditional and critical methods, allowing Jewish texts and tradition to encounter social change and modern scholarship. The curriculum focuses on classical Jewish subjects, including Talmud, Tanakh, Midrash, Halacha, and Philosophy. Learning is conducted in the traditional yeshiva method (shiur and chavruta) with an openness to modern scholarship.

The Conservative Yeshiva's educational programs include the one-year program, pre-college program, advanced studies program, summer program, and Nativ Yeshiva Track.

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Typical schedule[edit]

The following is a typical daily schedule for students at the Conservative Yeshiva:

  • 7:00 a.m. Optional daily Halacha study
  • 7:20 a.m. Shacharit (morning service)
  • 9:00 a.m. Talmud chevruta
  • 11:00 a.m. Talmud shiur
  • 12:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 1:40 p.m. Mincha (afternoon service)
  • 2:00 p.m. Ulpan
  • 3:20 p.m. Afternoon class chevruta
  • 4:45 p.m. Afternoon shiur
  • 6:15 p.m. Maariv (evening service) (during standard time)
  • 7:00 p.m. Optional evening learning

This schedule is generally maintained Sunday through Thursday.

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