Parshat Vaera: Nature, Human Nature, and the Power of Flexibility

Rabbi Shmuel Klitsner

Parashat Vaera: Nature, Human Nature and the Power of Flexibility By Rabbi Shmuel Klitsner, Chairman of OTS’s Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership  At times, difficulty in interpreting a specific issue in the verses of the Torah can allow us to explore a broader issue in Jewish teachings on life. I feel that this …

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A Thousand Words – December 31, 2018

Tehila and Ayala

This photo of Ayala (right) was taken right outside the courtroom, just moments after receiving the get she has dreamed of for nine years. Two years ago she arrived, desperate, at OTS’s Yad La’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center. Rabbinical Court Advocate and civil attorney Tehila Cohen (left) took her case. “At the urging …

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