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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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Interfaith conference at BIU

Monique and Mordecai Katz Academic 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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Robert M. Beren College

The Robert M. Beren College operates in association with the Herzog Academic College in Gush Etzion, approved by the Council for Higher Education in Israel and offering fully-accredited Bachelor of Education and Master of Education degrees. Over and above the Herzog College course requirements, students in the Beren College receive an augmented curriculum emphasizing world

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Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel graduation at the Knesset

Straus-Amiel Program

The word ‘Amiel’ literally means “to my people,” and reflects OTS’s unwavering commitment to the rejuvenation and cultivation of world Jewish community. The Straus-Amiel Rabbinical Emissary Program is committed to the spiritual continuity of the Jewish people everywhere, training rabbis to effectively strengthen Jewish identity and existence in communities across the Diaspora (with a special

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Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership

The Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL) at Midreshet Lindenbaum is an unparalleled, full-time learning initiative providing qualified female scholars with a singular opportunity to participate in the ongoing halakhic discourse of the Jewish people and engage in Talmud Torah on a level high enough to join the top circle of Torah scholars and

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Yachad Program for Jewish Identity

“Yachad programs are very important because without them, Jews who define themselves as secular, like me, have no avenues through which to connect to our religion,” explains Rachel, a Tel Aviv resident. “Unlike our religious counterparts, we do not feel comfortable in programming offered through a synagogue or a religious organization. Yachad programs in the community center

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