|Are you a rabbi looking for an inspiring learning opportunity with a pluralistic group of rabbinic colleagues and some of the top thinkers in the Jewish world?
Applications are now being accepted from rabbis looking to reinvigorate themselves and their rabbinates by joining the fifth cohort of the Rabbinic Leadership Initiative (RLI). The new cohort will begin study in July 2013.
Click here for more information about the program. To set up a conversation to discuss your participation contact Rabbi Lauren Berkun. Contact Marlene Houri
for more information and to apply. (Applications are due January 31).
The Rabbinic Leadership Initiative, which has been described by many rabbis as a transformative experience, immerses an elite cadre of North American rabbis in the highest levels of Jewish learning, equipping them to meet contemporary challenges with ever-increasing intellectual and moral sophistication.
RLI offers in-depth study, designed to map out the central ideas of Jewish tradition in the fields of ethics, faith, spirituality, and politics. At the same time, RLI imparts skills that are essential to enhancing synagogue and community life.
Three 25-day summer seminars in Jerusalem (July 2013, 2014, 2015) and a two-week graduation summer seminar in July 2016.
Three week-long winter seminars in Jerusalem (last week of January 2014, 2015, 2016)
Three years of weekly virtual Beit Midrash study including local havruta study prior to the weekly sessions and a 2 ½-hour live video conference. Each year consists of two semesters of 10 sessions each, with two courses taught at each session.
Although highly subsidized by the Institute, each participant is responsible for financial contribution toward participation.