College Partners

Hebrew College is proud to work with the following organizations as partners in Jewish educational leadership and community engagement. 

Boston College

Boston College (also referred to as BC) is a private Jesuit Catholic research university located in the village of Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, United States, 6 miles (9.7 km) west of downtown Boston. It has 9,100 full-time undergraduates and almost 5,000 graduate students. The university's name reflects its early history as a liberal arts college and preparatory school (now Boston College High School) in Boston's South End. It is a member of the 568 Group and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Its main campus is a historic district and features some of the earliest examples of collegiate gothic architecture in North America.

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Boston Theological Institute

The Boston Theological Institute is an association of ten university divinity schools, schools of theology and seminaries in Greater Boston. It is one of the oldest and largest theological consortia in the world. The organization is not a degree-granting institution, but coordinates various administrative, program and academic activities so as to enhance the work of the member schools. Members are:


Boston University School of Theology

Boston University School of Theology is preparing leaders who are pursuing a wide range of vocations – parish ministry, conflict transformation, chaplaincy, campus ministry, administration, non-profit management, social work, the teaching profession, justice advocacy, peacemaking, interfaith dialogue, and more.

A seminary of The United Methodist Church, Boston University School of Theology is also a robustly ecumenical institution that welcomes students from diverse faith traditions. We combine a 175-year heritage of academic distinction with the flexibility to lead the reshaping of global religious life. Our renowned faculty will help you craft a curriculum to nurture your academic goals and realize whatever ministry you imagine.

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Camp Yavneh

Camp Yavneh, an affiliate of Hebrew College, is a residential Jewish camp for children 8 to 16 in Northwood, N.H. Founded by Hebrew College in 1944 and now an independent not-for-profit institution, Yavneh is unaffiliated with any religious movement and offers an environment where Jewish values and activities are emphasized. Its administrative offices are housed at Hebrew College. 

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Combined Jewish Philanthropies

Combined Jewish Philanthropies brings together Greater Boston's Jewish community to care for people in need, advocate for Israel and ensure a vibrant, Jewish future. CJP has been a major partner of Hebrew College in creating a variety of adult-learning programs, including Me’ah, a two-year, intensive curriculum; Parenting Through a Jewish Lens, an adult learning program for parents of young children; Parenting Your Teen; and Eser, a program for young adults. CJP also supports Hebrew College’s work in providing professional-development opportunities for Boston-area Jewish educators.

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Lesley University

Lesley University offers undergraduate and advanced degrees that prepare individuals to become leaders in education, human services, the arts, environmental studies and a variety of other professional fields. Lesley is a national leader in quality teacher preparation. Hebrew College's Shoolman Graduate School of Jewish Education and Lesley University's Graduate School of Education offer a joint Ph.D. in Educational Studies with specialization in Jewish educational leadership.


Bishvil-Haivrit is a dynamic Hebrew language curriculum designed for students in grades seven through 12. Created by Hebrew language curriculum specialists from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, administered by Hebrew College and supported by The AVI CHAI Foundation, Bishvil-Haivrit is reaching students in more than 90 Jewish day schools worldwide. Hebrew College offers three certificate programs in collaboration with Bishvil-Haivrit — in Hebrew language teaching, Hebrew language teaching and mentoring, and Hebrew teaching for master teachers.

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Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem immerses students in the study of classical Jewish texts. Men and women of diverse religious backgrounds learn together in a rigorous, challenging and open-minded environment. Hebrew College and the Pardes Institute offer a two-year, pluralistic graduate degree program that leads to a Master of Jewish Education and Certificate in Jewish Day School Education from Hebrew College and a Certificate of Advanced Jewish Studies from the Pardes Institute.