Women’s Programs
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Amlat Program

Midreshet Lindenbaum’s “Amlat” (America Latinit) program is the only one in existence to enable young, Spanish-speaking women from Latin America to immerse themselves in the study of Torah on a full-time basis. Students, who attend for either a semester or a year, are housed on the Chana and Yaacov Tilles Campus alongside their peers from

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Besen Family Center for Advanced Women’s Studies

Located on the Chana and Yaacov Tilles Campus in Talpiyot, Jerusalem, the Besen Family Center for Advanced Women’s Studies is the heart of Ohr Torah Stone’s groundbreaking activity in the realm of Jewish women’s rights and education. The Besen Center houses the pioneering Midreshet Lindenbaum College and the Monica Dennis Goldberg Yad La’isha Legal Aid Center, which strive to

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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 of Tanach, Talmud, Philosophy and Halakha.  A second year in the Bruria Program allows students

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Claudia Cohen Women Educators Institute

Every year, the Ohr Torah Stone emissary training and placement programs, Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel, prepare and send educators and rabbis to provide Jewish educational and spiritual leadership to communities around the world. These young leaders have been equipped with the professional skills they will need to make a major impact on synagogues, campuses and schools,

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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. Darkaynu is the first and only program to fulfill their dreams by giving them the same opportunity of spending a year learning and touring in Israel, connecting to

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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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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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Shana Gimmel and Shana Dalet

Midreshet Lindenbaum’s newest program is geared toward college graduates with substantial Torah and Talmud study under their belts.  Midreshet Lindenbaum revolutionized Torah study for women by making it a substantial part of observant women’s lives; this program takes it a step further by providing a new generation of women an opportunity to continue pursuing their

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