Beit Midrash for Judaism and Humanity

The goal of the Beit Midrash for Judaism and Humanity is to generate discourse and creativity – both philosophical and halakhic – regarding the relationship between the Jewish people and the rest of humanity, while constantly comparing texts and traditions with reality and spiritual and practical issues. The Beit Midrash integrates different fields of knowledge, …

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Blickle Institute for Interfaith Dialogue

The Blickle Institute for Interfaith Dialogue officially launched in October 2020 with the mission of developing new paradigms for Judaism’s relationship towards non-Jews. As the first Orthodox Jewish institution to adopt a systemic approach to interfaith understanding and relations, the Blickle Institute will teach Judaism’s approach toward other religions and toward people who practice other …

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Ohr Torah Stone Grants to Small European Communities

Ohr Torah Stone Grants to Small European Communities One of the cornerstones of Ohr Torah Stone’s mission is the strengthening and rejuvenation of Jewish communities around the world. To this end, OTS sends hundreds of shlichim – emissaries – to the four corners of the earth, through a variety of long and short-term programs.  Now, …

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Hertog Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC)

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In January of 2008, a historical moment took place when Ohr Torah Stone, under the leadership of Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, established the first Orthodox Jewish institution dedicated to religious dialogue, mutual understanding and active cooperation with Christians, the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC).  Since its founding CJCUC has moved to the forefront of theological …

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