I just want to thank you for an amazing program.. I really wasn’t sure to expect going into it… I haven’t felt a “Geshmak” of a goal oriented type learning like this in a long time. I also have to say that it is rare to have such a dynamic and energetic Maggid Shiur. Thank you again.
Yisroel Farbman, NY
Online Semicha and Rabbi Nachman Wilhelm provide an amazing opportunity to learn Smicha. They understand the scheduling needs of the student body and are very accommodating. Rabbi Wilhelm is an enthusiastic maggie shiur who has a unique way of creating an interactive and enjoyable learning experience. I strongly recommend the program to anyone.
Getzy Fellig, FL
Online Smicha is that link which every aspiring Rabbi needs. Rabbi Wilhelm, the Dean of the program, is able to take the most complex subjects in the Shulchan Aruch and hand them down to an average individual in a way that the information will penetrate right through. He also exemplifies how a 500 year old Judaic law pertains to today's modern world. If there is a place to experience halacha in depth, it is here where a student becomes a Rabbi. As a student myself, I could not have asked for a better experience.
Adi Hanucaiev, Toronto, Canada
Thanks again for everything, I won't go on and on how much I enjoy these classes, it adds allot to my days, weeks and life.
Levi Duchman, NY
I really appreciate all of your efforts and patience teaching us the fundamental points of Halacha. I have grown spiritually and intellectually from your teachings and guidance and I am constantly amazed by this ever expanding world of learning I am immersed in. May you always be blessed in the quantity and quality of your Talmidim.
Simcha Brandeis, Seattle, WA
Rabbi Wilhelm has been the best teacher / Chavrusah I could have wished for, his explanations and delivery for each Halochoh was crystal clear, and a real treat to listen to. He made the most dificult subject so easy to understand. It was a joy to sit with him the many hours every day and listen to his archived and live classes and learn with him.
Y. N., Sydney, Australia
As a busy professional, the demand on my schedule is very challenging. The Online Smicha program has given me the opportunity to learn in great depth using the latest internet tools available today. Rabbi Wilhelm is a power house of information. His devotion and patience as an educator is a true bracha indeed. Although this project is not easy, the journey is certainly well worth the efforts. I would highly recommend for everyone who wants to seriously learn in a well-structured program to enroll and benefit from a dedicated and genuinely committed Shaliach.
Dr. Hananya Dahan, CA
The program is very good…Rabbi Wilhelm is giving excellent shiurim, not only the translation of the Shoulchan Oruch but also the good examples and tables that he prepares for the presentation. A few weeks ago, I started the standard program and the environment at home has changed. During supper, my family and I discuss a topic in Halocha. Each evening the whole family knows that Tatty, after a very hard day of work, sits down to study Torah. The fact that we have twice a week shiurim and questions to review gives me motivation to follow the seder.Thank you!!!
A Doctor, Montreal, Canada
There are two Smicha programs in the city where I live, but between my work schedule and time demands at home, I would not be able to make the commitment to attend them. With this program, even if you cannot participate in the live shuir, a video recording is available for viewing at your convenience on the Smicha site for at least 30 days. They also email an mp3 audio copy of the shuir which you can download and listen to anytime. Rabbi Wilhelm is an excellent magid shiur, very knowledgeable and with just the right amount of wit and humor. Good support, both from Rabbi Wilhelm and from the administrative and technical staff.
Yoel Edelson, U.S.
The Online Smicha program is a great program because it allows you to learn Smicha while still pursuing your daily life schedule. The Shiurim are highly enjoyable. Rabbi Wilhelm does an excellent job of explaining the material. With Online Smicha one has a better chance of understanding the material since we have shiurim 2-3 times a week. All in all it is an excellent program and I highly suggest this program to anyone interested in Smicha.
Boruch Noam DuBrow, CA
Studying with Rabbi Wilhelm is an invigorating experience. Both his voice and his arms are always very animated, which really adds depth to the ideas and gives a much better understanding of how the rabbis must have been thinking when they were originally interpreting the laws. To help review for the class, I am leading a friend through the chapters we have learned, and I find myself waving my arms, banging the table and screaming just like Rabbi Wilhelm, and now I know exactly where his passion is coming from. It's a great way to learn.
David Nathan, U.S.
Online Smicha is like no other smicha program. It is unique by the fact that we don't just quickly move through the material in order to cover ground, but rather, Online Smicha's learning schedule gives one the time and ability to dissect and break down everything that is being taught in the shiurim. From the comprehensible and outstanding way that Rabbi Wilhelm explains the topics, to the superb charts and diagrams that the Rabbi creates, this program gives one the sense of challenge, but at the same time allows one to enjoy the bliss of Torah learning. Online Smicha has exceeded my expectations!
Zalman Levy, Johannesburg, South Africa
Due to my somewhat limited yeshiva background, the accelerated program has been quite a challenge. However, just today, Rabbi Wilhelm clarified that the shiurim are geared to learning how to think as opposed to just knowing the bottom line, which affirmed to me that learning with Rabbi Wilhelm online in the comfort of my office has been an amazing experience. Being able to learn the Shach and Taz with him, then having the opportunity to review the shiur by watching the video or listening to the audio, has facilitated my ability to learn better on my own.