Education 

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Bruria Program

The Bruria Program is a year of intensive Torah study for women without a midrasha background who have completed IDF Military or National Service and are interested in establishing their spiritual and halakhic perspective, while deepening and expanding their knowledge

Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program for Men

The unique Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program answers the prayers of young men with special needs who – until now – could only dream of spending a gap year in Israel like their peers. Tailored to address the specific

Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program for Women

For years, young women with physical and developmental disabilities watched wistfully as their sisters and mainstreamed peers left them behind to spend a year in Israel after high school. The Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program is the first and

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Ethel and Adolph Beren Educators Institute

One of the crises facing the future of the Jewish people is the lack of engaging educators. With ever-growing challenges arising from contemporary society and assimilation into the “global village” at an all-time high, there is a pressing demand for

Hadas Torah/IDF Program

Hadas – the Claudia Cohen Torah/Army Program – is a pioneering project which was designed to counter some of the challenges posed by contemporary Israeli society. Israeli history is filled with observant women who wanted to contribute to their country

HaMidrasha HaYisraelit

HaMidrasha HaYisraelit (literally, “The Israeli Seminary”) is the first program to enable secular and religious young women to study ancient and modernJewish texts and philosophy together in before enlisting in the IDF. Launched in the 2023/24 academic year, the Midrasha

International Halakha Scholars Program

In October 2021, the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL)  launched the International Halakha Scholars Program (IHSP) – a study program for women educators, scholars and Jewish communal leaders.  Twenty-six women enrolled in the inaugural class of this

Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary

In today’s era, it is no longer sufficient for a rabbi to merely minister to a population’s religious needs. A modern rabbi – a rabbi who is relevant to today’s society and can make an impact on the Jewish world

Kollel Torat Yosef for Israeli Rabbis

The five- year  Kollel Torat Yosef semicha program produces rabbis for Israel. Upon completing the rigorous course of study and passing all required examinations, candidates receive ordination both from the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary as well as from

Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program

A year of intensive study for post-high school women from English-speaking Diaspora countries, the Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program – Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s flagship program – provides an unparalleled Jewish learning experience, familiarizing students with the classic Jewish library in

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