This day in Jewish history / Europe's first modern rabbinical seminary opens
The Juedisch-Theologisches Seminar (Jewish Theological Seminary) operated from 1854 until 1938, ordaining some 250 rabbis.
On this day in 1854, the Juedisch-Theologisches Seminar (Jewish Theological Seminary) opened, in Breslau, then Germany, today Poland. The institution was the first modern rabbinical seminary in Central Europe, and a philosophical forerunner to today’s Conservative/Masorti movement.
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