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Comprehensive Judaics

Pre-Rabbinical Program

The Comprehensive Judaics Pre-Rabbinical Program helps students who sense gaps in their Jewish knowledge, and need a little extra help before starting a smicha program.

$185/week billed monthly for one year

✔ Asynchronous, self-guided learning available anytime

✔ Low stress, student-centered learning with a caring Jewish educator on Zoom

✔ Certificates of completion

✔ Reduced tuition compared to our rabbinical program

✔ Complimentary access to our Community Bet Midrash and our sister website Darshan Yeshiva

✔ Certificate of completion from Pluralistic Rabbinical Seminary. If you decide to apply for rabbinical smicha program, your application will be fast-tracked*

Asynchronous Learning

Engage in asynchronous learning at your own pace.

Dedicated Rabbinic Guide

Compliment your self-guided learning with bi-weekly Zoom sessions with Rabbi Jayme Alpert, your dedicated rabbinic guide.

Essential Core Learning

Embark on a comprehensive journey through essential Core Learning Areas: Tanakh, Jewish History, Modern Judaism, Liturgy, Halacha, and more.

Meet Rabbi Jaymee Alpert

Rabbi Jaymee Alpert is passionate about exploring the connection between spirituality and physical activity. She is the co-creator of NBS, Neshama Body and Soul, a practice that combines exercise with Jewish prayer, meditation and Torah study and has created and led Shabbat morning hiking services.

She has 20 years of experience as a congregational rabbi, having served synagogues in the Bay Area, Westchester, NY, and Princeton, NJ. She currently sits on the Conservative Movement’s Committee on Jewish Law and Standards and on the board of Lilith Magazine. She’s also a certified fitness trainer and life coach.

Smicha and MA in Jewish Women’s Studies, Jewish Theological Seminary
MJEd, Hebrew College
BA, French Language and Literature, Brandeis University

Ready to start your journey? Apply now and take the first step towards mastering Judaics with Rabbi Jaymee Alpert!

Don't let a lack of Judaics experience hold you back!

Apply now and become a more educated Jew and prospective rabbinical student.

As a token of our appreciation, students enrolled in the Comprehensive Judaics Pre-Rabbinical Program will receive complimentary access to Darshan Yeshiva and the PRS Beit Midrash, providing additional resources to enhance your learning journey (a $995 value). Students also receive access to the weekly Darshan Yeshiva Substack newsletter and support through our rabbinic email helpdesk.

*Note that completion of this program does not automatically qualify a student for the seminary’s rabbinical program. Students must still apply and be accepted