“Our Shlichim Share” – Parshat Bereishit: Rabbi Nir Koren, Ecuador

Parshat Bereishit: When Heaven turns into Hell Rabbi Nir Koren is a graduate of OTS’s Straus-Amiel Emissary Institute currently serving as the Rabbi of the Jewish community in Quito, Ecuador Adam and Eve were not only the first human beings in the world, but also, quite symbolically, the first humans to leave a life of comfort and …

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OTS – Lighting the Way

We invite you to read through this end-of-year 5752 brochure to see how our extraordinary faculty, students and alumni shine – lighting the way in Jewish education, outreach and leadership.

“Shabbat Shalom” – Bereishit 5783

Shabbat Shalom: Bereishit (Genesis 1:1-6:8)        By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – Our nation, Israel, has just concluded a most intensive Festival period which encompasses a rollercoaster of religious emotions. We have moved from the intense soul searching of Rosh Hashanah to the heartfelt prayers for forgiveness of Yom Kippur. We have built and …

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