The Seminary

Seminary Days And Nights

Measuring the arc of a life, and an institution.

Special To The Jewish Week
12/26/2012

As long as I can remember, I was aware of a mythical place in Manhattan known as The Seminary.

The Seminary was central to my parents’ life; it was the place where my father studied to be a rabbi and my mother made friends with the fiancés and wives of rabbinical students who, like her, were well-educated girls from good Jewish homes.

Towering presence: For the author, JTS has a mystique all its own. michael datikash
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