OTS Photo of the Week

Rabbi Ariel Tal and Maori hongi

A Thousand Words – November 26, 2018

Rabbi Ariel Tal, Straus-Amiel shaliach in Wellington, New Zealand, was welcomed to the opening of a Holocaust exhibition by local Maori leadership, who greeted him with the traditional hongi welcome. After the Maori prayers, Rabbi Tal led the Shema Israel. View

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Birkat Hakohanim

A Thousand Words – November 19, 2018

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

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Rabbi Scheinberg receives an award

A Thousand Words – November 12, 2018

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

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Sheva Chaya demonstrating glass blowing to New Orleans community

A Thousand Words – November 5, 2018

Israeli artist Sheva Chaya joined OTS Amiel BaKehilla‘s third delegation to Cherry Hill, NJ; Charleston, SC and New Orleans, LA where her breathtaking glass-blowing presentations successfully engaged community members through the creation of beautiful Jewish art from Safed.  OTS Amiel BaKehila’s delegations

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Neveh Channa solidarity with Pittsburgh

A Thousand Words – October 29, 2018

Hundreds of OTS students sent love, hope and support to their brothers and sisters in Pittsburgh, PA, following the murderous attack on the Tree of Life synagogue on Shabbat Parshat Vayera.  Students across the network also said Tehillim and held

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Ethiopian students at the Workshop

A Thousand Words – October 22, 2018

A group of nine young men, at the Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva on the first-ever Ethiopian Leadership Development and Torah Study program, visited the amazing Workshop in Gush Etzion, where they learned to create beautiful pieces of Judaica.  The idea

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A Thousand Words – November 15, 2021

Once a week, students in the Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program perform chessed in a variety of frameworks within the community – volunteer work which is an important value to instill in all students, but especially empowering for these

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Darkaynu students being greeted at the airport

A Thousand Words – October 15, 2018

Warm welcome to this year’s Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu  students, pictured at Ben Gurion airport, shortly after disembarking. From here, the young men were brought to their host institution, Yeshivat Har Etzion, while the women  were taken to their

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neveh shmuel ecology tour

A Thousand Words – October 8, 2018

Biology majors at OTS Neveh Shmuel High School for Boys went on a two-day ecological tour at Nitzanim, led by teachers Sarah Safrai and Shlomit Seri.  Students set up a microclimate station, monitored how indiginious plants and animals cope with their challenging

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Yachad showing secular kids a torah scroll for the first time

A Thousand Words – October 1, 2018

Prior to Simchat Torah, Jewish identity coordinators from the OTS Yachad Program brought a Torah scroll to secular Israeli schoolchildren, encouraging them to take ownership of their sources and their heritage.    #HandsOnLearning#YachadMeansTogether#TheTorahSpeaksToEveryone#SimchatTorah#OTSLearningLivingLeading

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