Bella and Harry Wexner Kollel Elyon and Semikhah Honors Program

Rosh Kollel: Rabbi Mordechai I. Willig

This program combines intensive Torah learning for future rabbinic leaders with courses in skills such as counseling, advanced public speaking and writing, business ethics and conflict resolution. It offers generous stipends to RIETS' most promising young leaders, who attend world-class seminars and lectures to develop their potential.

Participants receive more than 400 hours of professional training as a supplement to their intensive Torah studies. Students enter the four-year Kollel Elyon program after finishing their Yoreh Yoreh semikha studies.