Songs of Freedom

Putting balloons in the cage

Songs of Freedom Former agunot who were freed from marriage were strengthened with songs of freedom Hundreds of people, among them former agunot who were recently released from chained marriage,  gathered last night (Monday) at Jerusalem’s First Station for an erev shira – an evening of communal singing – centering on the theme “Freedom.”  The …

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A Thousand Words – August 26, 2019

making havdala

The Ronald S. Lauder Foundation’s annual summer camp for Polish Jewry is a well-established tradition in Poland. And since Ohr Torah Stone and the Israelei Ministry of Diaspora Affairs established the OTS Amiel BaKehila emissary program last May, the participation of Ohr Torah Stone rabbinical and educational delegates has also become part of the camp …

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Parshat Reeh: A Personal Vision that Changes Everything

Aliza Goldberg

Parashat Re’eh: A Personal Vision that Changes Everything Everything rests on a person’s own vision. Will that person succeed in using that deep vision to discern between blessing and curse, and make the right choice? Aliza Goldberg is the director of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s AMLAT Program for young women from Latin America Parshat Re’eh is generally …

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