In general, students joining the Course after November 2013 will be prepared for the award of semicha yoreh yoreh on graduation. Exceptionally, a lesser grade of semicha may be awarded.
The London Montefiore Semicha yoreh yoreh is recognised as a qualification for membership of the Rabbinical Council of America.
The semicha will be issued jointly by the Montefiore College and by Eretz Hemdah Institute of Advanced Jewish Studies, Jerusalem; and it is expected that the diploma will be signed by the following distinguished rabbis, whose names are listed in alphabetical order.
- Dayan Ezra Basri (lately Ab Beth Din, Jerusalem)
- Rabbi Yosef Carmel (Eretz Hemdah, Jerusalem)
- Rabbi Zalman Goldberg (Eretz Hemdah, Jerusalem)
- Rabbi Dr Abraham Levy OBE (Emeritus Spiritual Head of the S & P Jews’ Congregation, London)
- Rabbi Nahum Rabinovitz (Eretz Hemdah, Jerusalem)
- Emeritus Chief Rabbi Lord Sacks Ph.D.