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The Rabbinical College of America is an academy of action. We educate our students to be of service to humanity, meeting unmet needs wherever and whenever they exist.

RCA serves as the headquarters to 64 thriving Chabad centers throughout New Jersey, which serves as hubs of peace and healing to people from all walks of life. Beyond NJ, thousands of our graduates are serving as beacons of spiritual light to communities throughout the world.
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Learning & Inspiration
  • Meditations for the Month of Kislev: G-d’s Warm, Supportive EmbraceThe concept of support is deeply interwoven with Kislev. Read More
  • Teen With Cystic Fibrosis: "My Challenges Don't Define Me"Rosie Grossbaum is a high school student with an indomitable spirit who lives with the... Read More
  • Why Seven Aliyot on Shabbat?The sages outline the number of aliyot for the Torah reading based on the uniqueness of the day on...
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Jewish History
Kislev 2, 5783
Shabbat & Holidays
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Weekly Torah Portion
Upcoming Holiday
Dec. 18 - Dec. 26
Daily Thought
When you value human beings, you avoid speaking about their faults at all costs. As G-d did with Esau. As Isaac aged, his eyesight weakened. (Genesis 27:1) This was in order that Jacob would be able to take the blessings of Esau. (Rashi) This is puzzling. If G‑d wanted Jacob to receive Isaac’s blessings, He could have simply revealed to Isaac that Esau was wicked. Especially since Isaac already had reason to believe something was up with Esau. He knew that Esau had wives who offered incense to idols. He knew that...