Machanaim

A Thousand Words – December 25, 2023

Many students and alumni of OTS’s Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva are mobilized in both the standing army and the IDF reserves, defending Israel on all fronts. On the yeshiva home front remain the young students who have not

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Points of Light: Combining Torah and Army

Points of Light: Combining Torah and Army The OTS Beren-Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva represents the balance between “Safra V’Seifa” – the Torah and the Army, learning and action. This week Rosh Yeshiva Rabbi Shlomo Vilk visited soldiers on the Gaza border,

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Rav Yossi Froman (left) and Rav Sarel Rosenblatt

New Roshei Yeshiva Spread Message of Ohr Torah Stone

New Roshei Yeshiva Spread Message of Ohr Torah Stone Ohr Torah Stone’s institutions emphasize both the eternality and centrality of Torah and Jewish tradition, alongside the importance of addressing contemporary challenges and opportunities. The two new Roshei Yeshiva of the

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A Thousand Words – June 12, 2023

Dozens of alumni from the Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva gathered together for a reunion, recreating the special feeling of study at the yeshiva – characterized by the building of bridges between the worlds of spirit and thought, tradition

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OTS Lighting the Way – 5th Night of Chanukah

Ohr Torah Stone is lighting the way! How well do you know Ohr Torah Stone’s hesder yeshivot and rabbinical seminary programs? On this fifth night of Chanukah we invite you to another trivial quiz, as we pay tribute to the

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The Straus Kollel meets with Rav Lau

Training Rabbis to Serve in the Contemporary World

Training Rabbis to Serve in the Contemporary World As part of the training program for young rabbis, the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary provides complementary shiurim on crucial subjects from the worlds of philosophy, economics and psychology, and brings

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Orian Godinger

Educating Our Future Rabbis

Educating Our Future Rabbis The Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary has developed a reputation for training rabbis with halakhic knowledge, while also giving them important insights about how to be effective educators and leaders who can connect people to

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