We encounter much in our rabbinic career that we are unable to properly and responsibly address on our own. You will, without doubt, find these courses directly beneficial and, in fact, indispensable to your success as a rabbi. I only wish that training opportunities like these were available when I was in the pulpit.

Rabbi Dr. Jacob J. Schacter
University Professor of Jewish History and Jewish Thought and Senior Scholar at the Center for the Jewish Future, Yeshiva University

The Rabbanan Chosson Teacher course helped me transform what was a Halachik review with the Chossonim into a true holistic preparation for marriage and a meaningful and continued relationship with the young men.

Rabbi Ya’akov Trump
Assistant Rabbi, Young Israel Lawrence Cedarhurst

The CRE courses have been invaluable for rabbis in the field who are facing perplexing new challenges in our communities. The rabbinate has changed and RIETS is at the forefront of providing us with the essential tools needed to lead our communities effectively and professionally.

Rabbi Eliezer Zwickler, LCSW
Senior Rabbi, Congregation AABJ&D, West Orange, NJ

The course helped me understand the many approaches to end of life issues, while also tackling the sensitive and varied situations that can arise at this most difficult time of life. Highly recommended.

Rabbi Elie Mischel
Rabbi, Suburban Torah Center, Livingston, NJ

I had the zechus to participate as faculty in the End-of-Life course. The responses we received from rabbanim who took the course, as well as the continued questions we receive to this day from these rabbanim are sterling examples of the value of such educational opportunities for pulpit rabbis.
I strongly encourage community rabbanim and their shuls to support and enroll in appropriate courses for their educational advancement.

Rabbi Dr. Aaron Glatt
Assistant to the Rabbi at the Young Israel of Woodmere, Associate Rabbi at Congregation Anshei Chesed, and Chairman of Medicine at South Nassau Communities Hospital

The Mental Health course was invaluable for the halachic and therapeutic insights it provided, and for the introductions to its extraordinary presenters. All encouraged us to contact them whenever we had a problem. Dr. David Pelcovitz spent a long time on the phone with me following a suicide in my community a few days after his session on that very topic. And my introduction to Rabbi Elimelech Goldberg of Kids Kicking Cancer in the End of Life Course has led to the creation of a small group in Melbourne, Australia. These follow-up contacts are truly priceless.

Rabbi Ian Goodhardt
Rabbi of the Blake Street Hebrew Congregation, Australia

I found the YU Chosson Teacher Course so incredibly helpful in teaching all the chassanim of various backgrounds that I encounter. Even after having completed semikha and studied the halachos of Taharas HaMishpacha in depth, the course was essential for understanding the varied areas that must be taught to chassanim.

Rabbi Yaakov Taubes
OU-JLIC Rabbi, University of Pennsylvania