Institute of Traditional Judaism

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Institute of Traditional Judaism
Teaneck, NJ
Type Private
Religious affiliation(s) Jewish
Established 1990
Reish Metivta Rabbi David Halivni

The Institute of Traditional Judaism, also known as the Metivta or the ITJ, is the rabbinical school sponsored by the Union for Traditional Judaism. The Metivta trains men for the rabbinate, and also offer study programs for men and women which do not lead to ordination. The ITJ offers a Masters in Public Administration jointly with Fairleigh Dickinson University.

Graduates of the rabbinical program have been hired by both Conservative and Orthodox synagogues.


The Institute of Traditional Judaism was established in 1990.[1]

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  1. ^ Goldman, Ari (March 10, 1990). "Religion Notes". New York Times. Retrieved 3 January 2011. 

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