Celebrating Freedom: Yachad Program for Jewish Identity
Prepares Israelis for Pesach

Celebrating Freedom: Yachad Program for Jewish Identity Prepares Israelis for Pesach Pesach represents transition – from winter to spring; from slavery to freedom. And in Israel this year, it also represented our transition from total lockdown in he face of Covid to the ability to live a more “normal” life. The Yachad Program for Jewish …

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WANTED: Freedom for Agunot from Husbands Who Have Disappeared

Wanted: Freedom for Agunot From Husbands Who Have Disappeared Yad La’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center & Hotline represents 150 agunot (women whose husbands refuse to grant a get – a Jewish divorce) each year in the rabbinical courts. These women live in a state of limbo, unable to move on with their …

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Unusual Act of Freedom During Festival of Freedom

Unusual Act of Freedom During Festival of Freedom During the intermediary days of Pesach, the Festival of Freedom, OTS’s Yad La’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center helped an aguna of 11 years to finally secure a get and win her freedom. A few months ago, a woman approached Yad La’isha explaining that her …

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Last Days of Pesach 5781

This week’s parsha commentary has been dedicated in loving memory of Faye Manger, z”l,beloved wife of Ben Manger z”l,mother of Renee, Marc, Joyce and Steven, z”l. Faye was a lifelong Zionist and an active member of the Jewish community  Last Days of Pesach By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –  “You shall observe the month of the springtime and perform the …

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