MiShenichnas Adar Marbim B’Simcha

“MiShenichnas Adar Marbim B’Simcha” — Our joy is increased when the Hebrew month of Adar arrives. This Talmudic dictum rings especially true this year for R (pictured, on the right), an aguna of four years who was finally released from her chains last week, just in time for Rosh Chodesh Adar. R, a British citizen, got married …

New Yachad Beit Midrash Launched in Tel Aviv

A unique, new Beit Midrash was launched last night by Ori Weill, the Yachad Jewish Cultural Facilitator working in North Tel Aviv’s community centers. The Beit Midrash is of Jewish-Israeli identity, and is comprised of three components, each of which affects the other: Every two weeks, a “Community Evening” is held, the subject …

“Machanaim Trio” Augments Culture on Campus

Ohr Torah Stone is delighted to invite the public at large to our Israel Henry Beren Campus this coming Sunday for a concert by three young musicians who call themselves the “Machanaim Trio,” in honor of the yeshiva in which two of the trio – Benaya Lahav (center) and Yair Goldschmidt (right) – are studying. The third …

Darkaynu Program at Krav Maga

Young men from the Darkaynu Program in a Krav Maga self defense class. Each student sets a personal goal and strives toward his personal best.  Through pushups, jogging, kicking, punching, shouting and a variety of exercises and techniques designed to improve their balance and general fitness, the class also impacts upon the students’ self-awareness …

Kabbalat Shabbat in Golan Heights Capital, Katzrin

A snapshot from the Kabbalat Shabbat that took place last Friday in the refurbished lobby of the Katzrin Cultural Center, part of an ongoing series of Kabbalat Shabbat events run by Chaim Possick, the Yachad Program‘s Jewish Cultural Facilitator in this Golan Heights city.

“A Journey of Renewal” – Jerusalem Post

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin speaks about Germany and Israel and Ohr Torah Stone’s upcoming trip By SARAH LEVIN “He’s taken on countless challenges and projects throughout his illustrious career, but Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s highlight may be the journey he plans to lead, with a Jewish renewal mission, to Germany and Israel in May…” …

“OTS Day” at Midreshet Lindenbaum

Four hundred and fifty 11th and 12th graders in OTS’s three high schools for girls came to Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Chana and Yaacov Tilles Campus for a special day of learning in honor of OTS’s 30th anniversary. The day-long seminar featured two rounds of 13 simultaneous classes which took place throughout the Besen Family Center for …

“And the winner is…”

A 30th-anniversary logo contest was held amongst students of all six OTS high schools, under the auspices of the Ann Belsky Moranis Program for Arts and Drama. The judges, including Belsky Program faculty, members of OTS administration and staff, struggled to decide which of the 27 submissions best represented the festive spirit of this milestone year. The …

Ramot Girls’ Choir Wows Conference Audience

The choir from Ohr Torah Stone’s Jennie Sapirstein High School for Girls performed today at the Choir Conference, under the auspices of Michlala’s Music Department. Approximately ten choirs from around the country participated, including Michlala’s own. The Ohr Torah Stone girls sang three songs and gave a great performance, which …