Religious Law 101

Rabbi Shuki Reich teaching

Religious Law 101 Whether working to free individual women chained to abusive marriages or fighting for change on a systemic level, the women advocates of Yad La’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center and Hotline widen the circle in their tireless quest for justice for agunot in particular, and for Jewish women in general. …

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The chain of Torah transmission and its implications today

Rabbanit Tzivia Kusminsky

The Chain of Torah transmission and its implications today Tzivia Kusminsky, Director of Latin America and Poland for the OTS Amiel BaKehila program The festival of Shavuot has several names, among them “The feast of the receipt of the Torah”, given that on that day, after the exodus from Egypt, Israel received this important compendium of …

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Law and Lyrics: The Challenge of Shavuot

Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein

Law and Lyrics: The Challenge of Shavuot Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein, Director of Training and Placement for OTS’s Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel Emissary Programs The events of Shavuot, receiving the Torah and it’s Jewish lifestyle, was probably the most severe “life-change” ever to take place to an entire nation: from eating anything to eating only kosher, from …

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