Rabbinical College of America


Rabbinical College of America

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name = Rabbinical College of America
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type = Chabad Lubavitch Chasidic Yeshiva
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Undergraduates: Available
Postgraduates: Available
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city = Morristown, New Jersey
state = New Jersey
country = United States
campus = Urban 82 acre
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affiliation = Jewish
affiliations = Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools
website= [http://www.rca.edu/] |

The Rabbinical College of America is one of the larger Chabad Lubavitch Chasidic Yeshivas in the world. The Yeshiva is located in Morristown, New Jersey and has trained thousands of young Lubavitch rabbis. Many other Jewish families have moved into the area to be near the Yeshiva and surrounding synagogues. The Yeshiva is supported by some of the wealthiest Jewish philanthropists such as David Chase, Ronald Perelman and Ronald Lauder of Estée Lauder Inc.The Yeshiva is under the direction of Rabbi Moshe Herson.

Licensed by the New Jersey Commission on Higher Education [ [http://www.nj.gov/highereducation/school2.htm#theo Rabbinical Schools / Theological Seminaries in New Jersey] , accessed December 6, 2006] , the Yeshiva grants a four year Bachelor's Degree in Religious Studies [ [http://www.rca.edu/templates/rca/article.asp?AID=361824 Bachelor's Degree in Religious Studies] , accessed December 6, 2006] accredited by the Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools. [ [http://www.state.nj.us/highereducation/njedge/schools.htm New Jersey Colleges and Universities] , accessed December 6, 2006]

The college is located on an 82 acre campus in Morris Township, New Jersey. The campus is the New Jersey Headquarters of the Chabad Lubavitch movement.

Academic programs

*Yeshiva Tomchei Temimim - The international network of Chabad Yeshivas.
*Rabbinical ordination program
*Yeshiva Tiferes Bachurim - A learning program for Ba'alei Teshuva.
*Kollel for married students.
*Cheder Lubavitch

References

External links

* [http://www.rca.edu/ Rabbinical College of America website]
* [http://www.tiferesonline.com/ Website of the Yeshiva's Ba'al Teshuva program]
* [http://www.rca.edu/templates/rca/article.asp?AID=361824 Bachelor's Degree in Religious Studies at RCA]


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