Jewish organization prepares for High Holy Days amid coronavirus pandemic

Jewish organization prepares for High Holy Days amid coronavirus pandemic In Israel, where coronavirus infections has spiked as of late, organizations are moving towards prayer services that will be limited in size as well as scope in order to stymie the infection rate. By Jerusalem Post Staff | September 9, 2020  Jewish organizations around the …

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NSN: Rosh Hashana in times of COVID

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Nachum Segal welcomed Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone (OTS), back to JM in the AM to discuss OTS’ condensed halakhic machzor and other activities for a Rosh Hashana under the shadow of COVID-19.

Meet the Shlichim: Efrat and Max Godet

Efrat and Max GodetMontevideo, Uruguay Rabbi Max and Efrat are the chief rabbi and rebbetzin of Uruguay. Max also serves as the rabbi of the Ashkenazi community and Efrat directs the activities of the women in that community. The couple has been in the position for 3 years, and on shlichut for almost 10. Previous …

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Inspiration for the High Holidays

Especially during this year of challenge, turmoil, uncertainty and heartbreak, we are pleased to be able to share with you this pamphlet of relevant and topical insights from the stellar members of the OTS faculty. Click on the image above to download a specially-condensed, halakhic machzor (prayer book) for Yom Kippur, that responds to the …

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