A Thousand Words – November 19, 2018

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In a historic, uplifting ceremony at the Jerusalem Theatre last Wednesday, Ohr Torah Stone officially installed Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander as President and Rosh HaYeshiva, a celebration which will culminate on December 19th, with an investiture dinner in New York. The emotional highlight of the evening came as OTS founder Rabbi Shlomo Riskin pronounced over Rabbi… Continue Reading A Thousand Words – November 19, 2018

“Shabbat Shalom” – Vayishlach 5779

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4-36:43) By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And Esau ran to meet him, and embraced him, and fell on his neck, and kissed him, and they wept.” (Gen. 33:4) Years ago, a college classmate provocatively announced that he planned to name his first son “after the most maligned figure in… Continue Reading “Shabbat Shalom” – Vayishlach 5779

Parshat Vayishlach: “For you have struggled… and you have prevailed”

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Parashat Vayishlach: “For you have struggled with God and with men, and you have prevailed” As Jacob returns to Beit El, a dramatic change occurs. Jacob undergoes a transformation and recognizes that it was G-d who was revealed to him ­– not angels. It is important for us to recognize this process today as well.… Continue Reading Parshat Vayishlach: “For you have struggled… and you have prevailed”

Installation of Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander as OTS President

After 34 years of visionary leadership, Ohr Torah Stone (OTS) founder Rabbi Dr. Shomo Riskin officially passed the mantle of leadership to his successor, Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, in an historic installation ceremony on Wednesday, November 14th, at the Jerusalem Theatre.  Photos Videos Press Links INVESTITURE DINNER – USA Nearly 1000 people were in attendance… Continue Reading Installation of Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander as OTS President

Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander – Lecture Topics

General Topics: Ethics in Philanthropy: Should Synagogues and Jewish Institutions Accept Tainted Funds? Is There a Glass Ceiling for the Role of Women in Orthodoxy? Beit Ha’mikdash, Beit Ha’sefer & Mikdash Ma’at: Exploring the Contemporary Role of a   Synagogue and School Synagogue – Mikdash Ma’at Creating Spiritual Spaces The Karite Women Weds the Rosh Yeshiva:… Continue Reading Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander – Lecture Topics

Thank You, Rabbi Scheinberg

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  Thank You, Rabbi Scheinberg All of us who work in the sacred space of Jewish-Christian relations owe a supreme debt of honor and gratitude to Rabbi Aryeh Scheinberg By David Nekrutman and Pesach Wolicki –  Jerusalem Post Oped, 12/6/2018 On Sunday, Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, in partnership with the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation… Continue Reading Thank You, Rabbi Scheinberg

ימי הכירות – רשת אור תורה סטון

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יום היכרות – יום חמישי כ”א בשבט 29.11.18 יום היכרות – יום שני ט’ בטבת 17.12.18 יום היכרות – יום חמישי י”ד בכסלו 22.11.18 בין השעות 09:30-15:30 יום היכרות – יום שני י”ח בכסלו 26.11.18 בין השעות 09:30-15:30 לפרטים ותיאום ביקורים ניתן לפנות למזכירות הישיבה: 02-5880906 או לטל: 052-8285010 או לרב שראל רוזנבלט: 050-6335544 ערב הסברה… Continue Reading ימי הכירות – רשת אור תורה סטון

Foreign Ministry Honors Rabbi for Jewish-Christian Interfaith Work

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Foreign Ministry Honors Rabbi for Jewish-Christian Interfaith Work The award was presented to Scheinberg by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely in the presence of Pastor John Hagee, head of an evangelical megachurch. By Jeremy Sharon –  The Jerusalem Post, November 11, 2018 The Foreign Ministry, together with the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding, bestowed Rabbi Aryeh… Continue Reading Foreign Ministry Honors Rabbi for Jewish-Christian Interfaith Work

A Thousand Words – November 12, 2018

Rabbi Scheinberg receives an award

OTS’s Hertog Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding & Cooperation (CJCUC) & Israel’s Foreign Ministry presented Rabbi Aryeh Scheinberg with an award on Sunday, in recognition of his decades of work toward strengthening Jewish-Christian ties.  Left to right:  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, Rabbi Kenneth Brander, Deputy Minister Tzipi Hotovely, David Nekrutman, Pastor John Hagee, Rabbi Scheinberg, Diana Hagee… Continue Reading A Thousand Words – November 12, 2018

Freedom is not with the Rabbinical Court

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  Freedom is not with the Rabbinical Court By Pnina Omer –  Jerusalem Post Oped, 10/6/2018 In a recent column, USA based attorney Alan Dershowitz protested the detainment of a US citizen in Israel, a citizen whose sole crime, according to Dershowitz, is the fact that he happens to have a son who refuses to give a religious… Continue Reading Freedom is not with the Rabbinical Court