Ner Israel Rabbinical College was founded in 1933 by the revered Talmudic giant Rabbi Jacob I. Ruderman of blessed memory for the express purpose of transplanting the great citadels of European Talmudic scholarship in the American soil. Over the past six and a half decades Ner Israel has become one of the foremost sources of Jewish leadership. Our graduates serve with distinction as Rabbis, educators, outreach professionals, in leadership positions of national and international Jewish Service organizations, as well as in lay leadership positions in Jewish communities throughout the world.Ner Israel is housed on the beautiful 90 acre Beren campus in suburban Baltimore. Our campus facilities are being taxed to capacity. Our student body has grown to over 800 Students. The High school has over 250 students. Our College level program has grown to over 375 students and our Kollel Graduate School has more than 180 fellows.We have articulation agreements with Johns Hopkins University, University of Maryland, Baltimore County, Towson University, and University of Baltimore. Our students are routinely accepted in Graduate and Professional Schools throughout the country.