Newly Revamped Semicha Program Sees Enrollment Double

Building on the unprecedented success and growth, Central Yeshiva Tomchei Tmimim at 770 opens registration for its Semicha program for the upcoming year.

The Hanhala of the Central Tomchei Tmimim at 770 has announced the opening of registration for its long-standing Semicha program for the upcoming year, the program has recently been revamped as part of an ongoing effort to make receiving Semicha and Dayanus easily achievable to anyone studying in 770, in accordance with the Rebbe’s instruction to the students of the Yeshiva in 5712 and 5736.

Enhancements incorporated in the newly revamped Semicha program include: Detailed learning schedules and set dates for tests; guidance for practical application and opportunities for hands-on learning; text group for timely updates; gemach catering to participants in need; and a state-of the-art online test booking system where talmidim (or their parents) can book their desired test in the language of their choice well in advance, providing them peace of mind in knowing ahead of time exactly when they will be tested.

Additionally, personal guidance will be offered by meshivim dedicated exclusively to this group, Rabbi Yaakov Gurwitz – lead meishiv, and Rabbi Mordechai Sternberg. The talmidim will also have access to senior meshivim Rabbi Avrohom Osdaba, and Rabbi Yaakov Goldberg. All meshivim are proficient in Yiddish, Hebrew, and English.

Shiurim will be delivered by Rosh HaYeshiva Rabbi Zalman Labkowski twice weekly in Yiddish for the English and Yiddish speaking group, and twice weekly in Hebrew for the Hebrew speaking cohort.

Next year’s curriculum will include Hilchos Melichah, Basar Bechalav, and Ta’aruvos, to be completed before the summer, and Hilchos Ma’achalei Akum and Birkas Hanehenin to be undertaken during the summer or immediately thereafter. To download the complete list of required simanim click here.

Learning will begin Sunday, 28 Av. Talmidim who are still on Shlichus during Elul will have the option to join remotely, and continue with everyone else after Tishrei.

Aside from a nominal registration fee ($45), the program is completely free of charge for all enrolled students in the Yeshiva.

To register head to For additional info, questions, and pricing for non-students, email Rabbi Ahron Liberow, who oversees the program, at [email protected].

For a compilation of the Rebbe’s sichos, igros, and ma’anos on the importance of receiving Semicha published in honor of the Yeshiva’s annual Dayanus and Semicha celebration earlier this year click here.
If you have already completed Semicha, you can take your learning to the next level by registering for 770’s advanced Dayanus program here. If you haven’t yet registered for the Yeshiva for the upcoming year you can do so here.

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