Straus Seminary

Shabbaton – OTS Shlichim On the Map

On the Map: Shlichim who have it in their DNA A family affair: Can going on shlichut be genetic? As it happens, quite a few shlichim express an interest in this area after their parents/siblings or even in-laws were shlichim

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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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Jewish Standard – Coming to America

 Coming to America Shlicha to Ben Porat Yosef talks about why her family is making the three-year move  Abigail Klein Leichman 4/08/2021 Ben Porat Yosef, a yeshiva day school in Paramus, puts a premium on Hebrew-language immersion from the earliest

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Ten New Rabbis for the Jewish People

Ten New Rabbis for the Jewish People In a library filled with proud family members and fellow students, 10 men officially received rabbinic ordination from the Joseph & Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary, having successfully completed exams on Kashrut, Shabbat, Family

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Rabbinical Seminary students

Preparing Jewish Rabbinical Leadership for the Modern World

Preparing Jewish Rabbinical Leadership for the Modern World “Ohr Torah Stone’s rabbinic training is about so much more than learning the halakha,” enthused Aviel Javesky, a student in Ohr Torah Stone’s Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary. “I also learned

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