International Halakha Scholars Program

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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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Shana Gimmel and Shana Dalet

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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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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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Bruria Program

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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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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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Yad La’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center and Hotline

Carine with Devorah May 2018

Yad La’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center and Hotline is the largest, most comprehensive and most experienced advocacy organization for agunot in the world. “I was abandoned by my husband while pregnant with our firstborn. He didn’t live with me and had nothing to do with his son, but he refused for four …

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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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Tushia Program

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A year of intensive, high level Torah study for post-high school Israeli students who volunteer for National Service or wish to serve as individuals in IDF positions outside of the core tracks of the Hadas Torah/IDF Program. The Tushia curriculum brings to life complicated Jewish issues, making them meaningful and relevant to modern day challenges. …

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Amlat Program

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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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Hadas Torah/IDF Program

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“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 Torah/IDF 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 …

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Besen Family Center for Advanced Women’s Studies

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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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