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A Thousand Words – May 8, 2023

Students at OTS’s Midreshet Lindenbaum-Lod made a festive Lag BaOmer bonfire for participants in the “Shabbat Table” project in the city of Lod.  The initiative, coordinated by Rosh Midreshet Lindenbaum-Lod Naama Frankel through the Chessed Gemach in Lod, sponsors weekly

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Bechukotai 5782

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Bechukotai (Leviticus 26:3-27:34) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – And I shall provide peace in the land and you shall lie down at night without fear.” (Leviticus 26:6) This Torah portion comes at the end of

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“Parsha and Purpose” – Behar/Bechukotai 5782

“Parsha and Purpose” – Behar/Bechukotai 5782  Rabbi Kenneth Brander’s weekly insights into the parsha  “Sefirat Ha-Omer: Repairing and Redeeming Society” Click here for text Click here for audio Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Parshat Kedoshim 5782

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Kedoshim (Leviticus 19:1-20:27) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “You shall love your friend as yourself – I am the Lord“ (Leviticus 19:18) These five Hebrew words – “You shall love your friend as yourself” –

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Rabbi Yakov Nagen

TOI – Parshat Vayera: Abraham in the Image of God

Parshat Vayera: Abraham in the Image of God By Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen | October 18, 2021 Monotheism Was Not Abraham’s Unique Contribution “The Lord said to Abram.… in you, all the families of the earth shall be blessed” (Genesis 12:3).

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Journeys 5782

“The phrase ‘Leich l’Shalom‘ is not merely a wish for a bon voyage; it refers to the striving for ever greater spiritual perfection.” Ohr Torah Stone is proud to bring you a daily dose of Torah inspiration from our staff

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OTS’s Jacob Sapirstein “Ariel” High School in Ramot

A Thousand Words – May 3, 2021

Last Friday, we woke up to news of the horrific tragedy that took place at Meron: 45 people lost their lives in a stampede during the Lag Ba’Omer celebrations near the tomb of Rabbi Shimon Bar Yochai. OTS mourned the

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Making the Journey Meaningful

Making the Journey Meaningful The 7-week period between Pesach and Shavuot known as S’firat HaOmer (Counting of the Omer) marks a type of spiritual journey of the Jewish people, beginning with liberation from slavery and culminating with the receiving of

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