Women’s Obligation in Megilla Reading

Women’s Obligation in Megilla Reading By Rabbi David Brofsky, Ra”m at Midreshet Lindenbaum Do Women and Men Have the Same Obligation in Mikra Megilla? The Talmud explicitly establishes that women are included in the obligation of mikra Megilla,despite the general rule exempting women from time-bound commandments (“mitzvot asei she-hazman gerama”): R. Yehoshua b. Levi said: …

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A Thousand Words – February 15, 2021

Chevrutot Megan Glajchen (right) and Rebeccy Babitz from Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program braved the oncoming storm that left Jerusalem covered in a blanket of white snow in order to finish the day’s Daf Yomi.  Talk about dedication to Torah learning! View previous Photo of the Week #HadafHayomi#KeepOnLearning#LearningTorahInTheSnow#LivingLearningLeading

Parshat Teruma: Finding Happiness in Siberia

Parshat Teruma: Finding Happiness in Siberia   Rabbi Dr. David Rozenson learned at Yeshivat Hamivtar from 1994-2001, and received his semicha from the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary. He is the Executive Director of Beit Avi Chai in Jerusalem. In the late 1990s, while still a student at Yeshivat Hamivtar, I had the unique …

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