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Member Schools

Academy for Jewish Religion

28 Wells Ave
Yonkers, NY 10701
p: 914-709-0900
f: 914-709-0901
Member School Representatives:
Executive Vice President and Academic Dean:
Ora Horn Prouser
914-709-0900
Commission Staff Liaison: 
Barbara Mutch
Fall 2019 Data:
Enrollment: 
50 (25.8 FTE)
Faculty Full Time FTE: 
3
Faculty Part Time FTE: 
10
Total Faculty FTE: 
13
Approved Degrees: 
Cantorial Program, MA, Rabbinical Program
Approved for Comprehensive Distance Education: 
yes
Year of Initial Accreditation: 
2020
Year-term of Last Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2020-spring
Year-term of Next Comprehensive Evaluation Visit: 
2027-spring
Year-term (subject) of next focused visit: 
2020-fall (Follow-up to Virtual CVI)
Year-month (subject) of next report back(s): 
2021-04 (Students Services), 2022-11 (Governance), 2024-04 (Library), 2025-11 (Exception to Degree Program Requirement)
Accreditation Notes: 
In June 2020, the Board of Commissioners approved the following exceptions: to residency requirements, thereby allowing the school to offer the Rabbinical and Cantorial programs completely online; to increase the amount of credit that may be granted as advanced standing, on the basis of appropriate evaluation, to one-fourth of the total credits required for the Rabbinical or Cantorial programs (which include the MA degree).