Education

Hadas – The Claudia Cohen Torah/Army School

“I believe in the world of Torah.  And I believe in the world of Am Yisrael.  At Hadas, I was finally able to combine these two beliefs” The Hadas – Claudia Cohen Torah/Army School is a pioneering project which was designed to counter some of the challenges posed by contemporary Israeli society.   Israeli history is filled with

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Jacob Sapirstein Junior High and High School for Boys

The Jacob Sapirstein “Ariel” Junior High and High School for Boys in Ramot, Jerusalem offers intensive Jewish studies emphasizing the relevance of Torah to modern life as well as a high level of secular studies, including technology, communications and the arts. Personal responsibility is stressed, with students assisting in curriculum planning as well as writing the

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Jennie Sapirstein Junior High and High School for Girls

The intensive Jewish studies program which emphasize the relevance of Torah to modern life as well as a high level of secular studies are the pillars of the Jennie Sapirstein Junior High and High School for Girls in Ramot, Jerusalem, which has a wide variety of bagrut majors, including: art, history, Arabic, drama, biology, chemistry, sociology,

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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 and the nation’s future – must also be a true spiritual leader. For decades, Ohr

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Kollel for Israeli Rabbis

This five- year program produces rabbis and poskim 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 the Israeli Chief Rabbinate. In keeping with the OTS philosophy that contemporary rabbis must be equally fluent in secular

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Kollel Torat Yosef for Diaspora Rabbis

This intensive 2-3 year program prepares rabbis to serve in the Diaspora by providing them with the halakhic material necessary to serve effectively and combining their knowledge of Jewish sources and Jewish law with a thorough understanding of the particular needs of contemporary Jewish life across the globe. The ordination program covers in depth the traditional areas

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Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program

A year of intensive study for post-high school women from English-speaking Diaspora countries, this flagship program of Midreshet Lindenbaum provides an unparalleled Jewish learning experience, familiarizing students with the classic Jewish library in preparation for a lifetime of Jewish growth. The program promotes discussion and debate in a supportive religious environment, emphasizing character development while

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Midreshet Lindenbaum

Ohr Torah Stone maintains that women have the same right, ability and capacity as men to participate fully in the Jewish world. The Midreshet Lindenbaum College for women’s Torah studies was founded on this principle, prying open doors that had previously been locked to Jewish women. The first school to teach high-level Talmud to post-high

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Midreshet Lindenbaum – Lod

OTS’s Midreshet Lindenbaum College for Women opened the doors to its newest branch, Midreshet Lindenbaum Lod, in late August 2017. In addition to becoming the first midrasha for young religious women in the center of Israel, Midreshet Lindenbaum-Lod also answers the growing demand for post-high school programs for women which integrate Torah learning and army

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Midreshet Lindenbaum – Matat, Carmiel

Midreshet Matat, the Northern branch of Midreshet Lindenbaum College for Women, is located in the Galilean city of Carmiel. While Midreshet Matat is guided by the overarching goals and philosophy of its parent school – and indeed, of the entire OTS network – it is distinguished by several characteristics which are entirely unique. The Matat

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Monique and Mordecai Katz Integrated Studies Program

“God shall enlarge Yafet, and he shall live in the tents of Shem.” (Genesis 9:27) In the verse above, Yafet is blessed by his father Noah with a broadening of horizons. The very word ‘Yafet’ comes from yafe, meaning beautiful; Noah is blessing this son – the progenitor of Greece – with a legacy encapsulating

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Neveh Channah High School, in Memory of Anna Ehrman

Neveh Channah, named in memory of Anna Ehrman, z”l, was founded in Gush Etzion in 1984 and continues to provide an intellectually-stimulating environment for girls who are committed to Jewish observance, who are broadminded and intellectually curious, who are able to meet rigorous academic demands and who want to increase their knowledge and understanding of

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