Jewish education grants to small European communities

Ohr Torah Stone launches Jewish education grants to small European communities Funding will support projects in Finland, Latvia, Norway and Poland. (January 8, 2020 / JNS) Ohr Torah Stone (OTS), the Modern Orthodox network of 27 institutions that are transforming Jewish living, learning and leadership worldwide, has launched its first Jewish education grant program to help strengthen seven small …

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Hila Schlakman finishes daily Talmud learning cycle, may be youngest woman yet

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Hila Schlakman finishes daily Talmud learning cycle, may be youngest woman yet “With the fuel each page gave me to learn the next, I can truly say it’s an endeavor which brought me so much, and I look forward to starting the next cycle,” said the 17-year-old from Efrat. January 6, 2020 / JNS  As …

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Orthodox women seek bigger role as Jews end Talmud cycle

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Orthodox women seek bigger role as Jews end Talmud cycle By ILAN BEN ZION | January 7, 2020 JERUSALEM (AP) — As Orthodox Jews worldwide conclude a grueling marathon of daily Talmud study, a growing number of Israeli women have joined the effort, spotlighting collapsing gender barriers in the male-dominated community. Over the past week, …

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