Swords of Iron

A Thousand Words – June 6, 2024

At OTS, education transcends the classroom, as illustrated in our Photo of the Week. 11th graders from Jennie Sapirstein Junior High School for Girls in Ramot, Jerusalem visited Ofakim, a town deeply scarred by October 7th, where they met with

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A Thousand Words – May 30, 2024

Mazal tov to Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program students who made aliyah this year, some of whom are pictured in our Photo of the Week! Greater numbers of Midreshet Lindenbaum alumnae are choosing to remain in Israel, and

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Parshat Bechukotai: Challenge & Self Worth

Parshat Bechukotai: Challenge & Self Worth Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander is President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone In this week’s parsha, following a brief overview of the blessings we will merit if we observe the mitzvot, the Torah

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A Thousand Words – May 23, 2024

This week, the Ohr Torah Interfaith Center’s Blickle Fellows visited Rahat, the largest Muslim city in Israel. The first stop was the tent of Fatma Jamali, a Bedouin woman who educated herself to read and write, eventually completing a university

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JNS – When life and death imitate art

When life and death imitate art Eitan Dov Rosenzweig was killed in battle in Gaza on Nov. 22. But his talent was recognized well before his induction into the IDF. SHARON ALTSHUL | May 22, 2024 A new exhibit at

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A Thousand Words – May 16, 2024

The distance between Israel and the diaspora can make it challenging to deliver the messages and emotions of Yom Hazikaron. However, the nearly 300 shlichim from OTS’s Straus-Amiel and Beren-Amiel Institute succeeded in conveying to Jews all across the globe

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JNS – Facing Memorial Day 

Facing Memorial Day  Judith Segaloff  | May 13, 2024   Ohr Torah Stone, a Modern Orthodox network of 32 educational and social institutions and programs, is also relating differently to this Memorial Day. Thirteen alumni and 31 members of the

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