Making a Difference

OTS students are imbued with the idea that they can each, individually, make a real difference in society. Kudos to Shaked Eisman, an eleventh grader at OTS’s  Jennie Sapirstein High School for Girls in Ramot, Jerusalem, who proved this principle to be true through her incredible Purim initiative, which brightened the lives of tens of local Holocaust survivors. …

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“Parsha to the Point” – Ki Tisa 5777

Parshat Ki Tisa (Exodus 30:11 – 34:35) Rabbi David Stav  After a lengthy description of the materials that needed to be prepared for the construction of the Mishkan and for the performing of the ritual worship, Hashem orders Moshe: “Take for yourself aromatics, balsam sap, onycha and galbanum, aromatics and pure frankincense… and you shall make it into …

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From Heights to Depths

  “From the Heights of Women’s Day to the Depths of Aguna Day” by Pnina Omer Jerusalem Post Op-Ed –  9/3/2017 This week was marked by the powerful convergence of two important days: International Women’s Day, which is observed each year on March 8, and International Aguna Day, commemorated annually on the Fast of Esther, which this …

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