The Ten Days of Atonement: Connecting Heaven and Earth

Rabbi Shay Nave

The Ten Days of Atonement: Connecting Heaven and Earth Rabbi Shay Nave is the director of OTS’s Yachad Program for Jewish Identity  Jewish time is a complicated business.  The Jewish calendar is a double calendar of sorts.  On the one hand, it follows the seasons and the solar year – the 365 days it takes …

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NSN – Rabbi Brander and Nachum Segal pre-Rosh Hashana conversation

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Nachum Segal welcomed Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone, back to JM in the AM ahead of Rosh Hashana 5782 to talk about Rav Soloveitchik, OTS’ condensed halakhic machzor for Covid, the start of the Israeli school year, planned shofar-blowing in 230 parks across Israel, exciting new cases closed …

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A Thousand Words – September 1, 2021

Despite the rise in covid cases and the challenges presented by the pandemic’s fourth wave, this week students in OTS’s six high schools began the new academic year 5782/2021-22 with great joy and excitement. We’re delighted to share this handful of photos capturing the wonder of the first day of school. We wish all students …

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