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Undergraduate Torah Studies

Education Built upon Relationships for Life

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A message from the Dean

Dear Talmid or Future Talmid,

Undergraduate Torah Studies is blessed to have unparalleled Roshei Yeshiva and rebbeim of the highest caliber, along with a tremendous chevra of talmidim. Yeshiva University prides itself on our rich history of Torah excellence, middos tovos, and menschlichkeit. Our success in developing outstanding talmidim results from treating each talmid as family. Joining the YU family means you are surrounded by people who are here to guide you, encourage you, champion your successes, and support you through the challenges.

UTS serves our student body in three distinct ways:

► Torah Shiurim and Learning

► Spiritual Guidance

►Engaging Programming

With four distinct yet united programs and 50 Rebbeim, UTS is sure to have a learning program that meets your needs and interest. Whether you are a mature learner and looking forward to spending many hours a day in the Beis, or just beginning your journey of discovering our rich heritage and texts – or anything in between – we have a program and shiur that will engage you intellectually and inspire you spiritually.

I look forward to greeting you at this year’s Orientation which will take place from Sunday, August 22nd - Tuesday, August 24th – to get to know you and to tell you more about what UTS has in store for you!

Yosef Kalinsky
Rabbi Dr. Yosef Kalinsky
Dean, Undergraduate Torah Studies

Undergraduate Torah Studies at Yeshiva University is designed to meet the needs of young men from every background, and with varying levels of experience and expertise.

See comparison chart for more information (PDF)

For more information, please see our Guide to the Yeshiva (PDF) and our Student Resources page.

Torah Studies Morning Programs
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Mazer Yeshiva Program

Mazer Yeshiva Program (MYP), A classic yeshiva approach with morning seder and afternoon shiur.
Schedule: Seder: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. Lunch break 12:00 P.M. - 1:00 P.M. Shiur 1:00 P.M. - 2:30 P.M., followed by mincha

Learn more about the Mazer Yeshiva Program (MYP)

Mazer Yeshiva Program

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Irving I. Stone Beis Medrash Program

Irving I. Stone Beis Medrash Program (SBMP), A chavrusah/shiur format which provides greater topic and schedule flexibility.

Learn more about the Irving I. Stone Beis Medrash Program (SBMP)

Irving I. Stone Beis Medrash Program

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Isaac Breuer College of Hebrew Studies

Isaac Breuer College of Hebrew Studies (IBC), A structured and flexible program built in a relaxed class framework.
Schedule: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Learn more about the Isaac Breuer College of Hebrew Studies

Isaac Breuer College of Hebrew Studies

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James Striar School

James Striar School (JSS), A program designed for students who are newer to Hebrew language and textual study to gain a broad education in Jewish philosophy and build textual skills.
Schedule: 9:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M.

Learn more about the James Striar School

James Striar School

Yeshiva University’s all-Day Learning Program is for students interested in exclusively engaging in high-level torah study. With three full sedarim daily, including a bekiyus track and specialized chugim, this program offers a unique opportunity to intensively engage torah study while closely interacting with YU roshei yeshiva and rebbeim. Participants are incorporated into the kollel seder in the afternoon and interact as well as with students in the Undergrad Chabura.

Please click here for the All Day Learning Program application (PDF). For more information, please see the ADLP FAQ (PDF) sheet and check out our Maximizing your Learning Brochure.

Contact Us

Yeshiva University Undergraduate Torah Studies
Glueck Center for Jewish Study, Suite 632
515 West 185th Street, New York, NY 10033

Rabbi Yosef Kalinsky
Dean of UTS
646.592.4068
kalinsky@yu.edu

Moshe Niren
UTS Administrative Coordinator
646.592.4067
moshe.niren@yu.edu

Rabbi Willie Balk
Academic Advisor
Glueck 612
646.592.4461
willie.balk@yu.edu

Rabbi Yesh Ginsburg
Academic Advisor
646.592.4023
yeshayahu.ginsburg@yu.edu

 

Rabbi Ely Bacon
Mashgiach Ruchani
Glueck 313
646.592.4069
ebacon@yu.edu

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