Machon Basya Rochel Seminary is a unique program of Chinuch Habanos in theFar Rockaway and Five Towns area.Located in the heart of Lawrence, it is a half day/full day program for girls out of high school or out of a year of seminary.The Machon Basya Rochel student is one who is looking for a structured daily uplifting Torah learning experience.
At Machon Basya Rochel Seminary we focus on the complete person by meeting the diverse needs of the young Jewish woman.The Seminary is an atmosphere where each student can be intellectually honest, inquisitive, and aspiring in all aspects of her Avodas Hashem.
The plan of Machon Basya Rochel is to instill the credo of “deracheha darchei noam” in each of our Talmidos. Machon Basya Rochel Seminary presents a distinctive program of intellectually stimulating and challenging courses with practical application in mind. We are looking to enhance each young woman’s commitment to a Torah life, as well as her skills in Hebrew textual learning. Our classes and programs are designed to intellectually stimulate our students’ minds and speak to their hearts. They can fortify each young woman in the belief in the veracity of our heritage in both practical application and your overall Hashkafas Hachaim. Our faculty of expert Mechanchim is here to give guidance and serve as role models. They are committed to creating a fulfilling year of learning.
Machon Basya Rochel Seminary is named after Rose Edelman, the wonderful mother of Lawrence community member Alex Edelman. Throughout her lifetime, she was indeed a woman who personified Shlomo Hamelech’s definition of a true Aishes Chayil. We believe that in each student is the potential to develop into a true BasYisroel, true Eim B’yisroel and be a glowing asset to the future of Klal Yisroel.