Education
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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 new study program for women educators, scholars and Jewish communal leaders. Twenty-six women enrolled in the inaugural class of this four-year, part-time program featuring a course of advanced study of halakha (Jewish law) in

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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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Katz Oriya High School for Girls

The Katz Oriya High School for Girls was established in Gush Etzion in 2009 with the goal of providing girls with the opportunity to develop their creativity and self-identity in a warm and nurturing Torah atmosphere. The school strives to reach out to each and every girl by offering a variety of programming options on

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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-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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Midrashit Program

Many soldiers are inducted during the early winter months and are therefore unable to dedicate an entire year to Torah study without postponing their service. The Midrashit Program was created specifically for these young women. The intensive, ten-week course provides them with the unique opportunity to receive spiritual training and tools that will prepare them for

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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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