YCT has transformed Orthodoxy and Orthodox communities. We have:
YCT sets and continues to set the standard in rabbinic education.
YCT rewrote the book on rabbinic education and remains at the cutting edge of rabbinic training. Many programs now offered at other rabbinic institutions, across the denominational spectrum, began right here, and we continue to develop and refine our training to meet the Jewish world’s ever-changing needs.
Among our many groundbreaking educational innovations, YCT:
Transformed Pastoral Counseling to become a central part of rabbinic education, introducing new teaching modalities and immersive real-world training.
Pioneered the integration of professional training into an Orthodox rabbinical school curriculum.
Made intensive fieldwork and mentored internships with central part of Orthodox training for the challenges of today
Brought the first effective rabbinic training and religious leadership program to rabbis and rabbaniyot in Israel.