OHALAH applications for rabbis and rabbinic students

Membership benefits and student subscriber benefits are explained on the respective applications.

Full
OHALAH
Membership

DOWNLOAD THE MAIN APPLICATION

DOWNLOAD THE SUPPLEMENTAL APPLICATION

open to rabbis and maharot

requires payment of
first-year
membership dues

Senior Student Membership

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open to students in the last year of studies at qualified institutions listed on the application

free of charge

Rabbinic Student Subscriber

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open to all other students at qualified institutions listed on the application

requires $18 subscription fee

Application
for Change
of Status

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for rabbis who have been student members

free of charge

OHALAH Bylaws

The OHALAH Bylaws are available here. Membership provisions are contained in Article III (3). Below are membership provisions that may be relevant for you to know at the time you apply.

Dual Membership in OHALAH

Paragraph 3.2.1 of the OHALAH Bylaws provides: Any member of OHALAH may also be a member of another Rabbinical Association, in accordance with the rules and procedures of that Rabbinical Association. However, a member of OHALAH who is also a member of another Rabbinical Association may participate in OHALAH placement only to the extent authorized by, and in accordance with the policies of, that Rabbinical Association and the policies established by the Board of Directors of OHALAH from time to time.

Associate Membership in OHALAH

Paragraph 3.2.2 provides: If a member of OHALAH is simultaneously a member of another Rabbinical Association that does not permit full membership in OHALAH, said member shall automatically be deemed an Associate Member of OHALAH. An Associate Member may vote and serve on a Committee but may not serve as an Officer or Director or participate in any placement that OHALAH may offer.

Student Membership in OHALAH

Paragraph 3.2.4 of the OHALAH Bylaws provides: A Student Member may vote but may not serve as an Officer, Director or member of the Ethics Committee or Membership Committee.