Dedicated to Am Yisrael and Eretz Yisrael

At the conclusion of last week’s IDF Officer Training Course, these two soldiers, alumnae of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Claudia Cohen Torah/Army School (Hadas), received their new ranks and and Intelligence Corps officers’ pins. They joined 15 other young women from last year’s Hadas class now serving as officers within the framework …

Hot off the Press… “Beyond Routine”

Mazal tov to Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein, Director of Training and Placement for Ohr Torah Stone’s emissary programs, Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel, on the publication of his second book: “Beyond Routine.” CLICK TO ORDER Rabbi Grunstein received rabbinic ordination from the Chief Rabbinate of Israel and holds a BA in Education from Herzog …

Knesset send-off for OTS emissaries

OTS Congratulates graduates of the Beren-Amiel Educator Emissary Training Program, the Straus-Amiel Rabbinical Emissary Training Program, and the Claudia Cohen Women Educators Institute who are embarking upon new positions of shlichut this summer. In a festive ceremony at the Israeli Knesset, 45 graduates of OTS emissary-training programs received …

Hatikva on the shores of the Amazon

The events of the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel continue around the world. This week, the Jewish community of the Amazon, with only 500 Jews, was visited by an Israeli delegation which held classes and talks for members of the community. At the end, they all joined in singing Hatikva. Published in Kipa – June 28, 2018  [Translated …

Arutz 7: Ulpana students produce Kaniuk play

Ulpana students produce Kaniuk play Eleventh Graders from Ohr Torah Stone’s Ulpanat Oriya were awarded the Yad Vashem prize for their production of “Adam Resurrected,” based on the novel by Yoram Kaniuk. Arutz 7 – Published: 24.06.18   [Translated from Hebrew] Three 11th grade students from Ohr Torah Stone’s Oriya High …

Baruch Dayan HaEmet: Marcel Lindenbaum, z”l

IN MEMORIAM: Mr. Marcel Lindenbaum Ohr Torah Stone mourns the passing of Marcel Lindenbaum, z”l, our longtime supporter, board member, and true friend. A man of elegance, grace, modesty and deep integrity, Marcel was a visionary leader whose convictions changed the course of Modern Orthodox history. Together with his life partner – Belda Kaufman …

The Future of Modern Orthodoxy

 “What is the Future of Modern Orthodoxy?”    A fascinating ​dialogue​ took place on June 13th between Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin and Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander at a standing-room only event in Teaneck, NJ, chaired by Laurence and Daniela Schreiber. Moderated by Jerry Silverman, President & CEO of Jewish Federations of North America, …