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“From Vision to Reality” A Manhattan rabbi’s journey to the rocky hilltop that became Efrat by Anav Silverman – 20/6/14 At the height of OTS’s 30th anniversary celebrations, journalist Anav Silverman interviewed Rabbi Shlomo Riskin for the Jerusalem Post.  Click here to read the original article in PDF format When Rabbi Shlomo Riskin left New York with …

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Join Rabbi Riskin on this once-in-a-lifetime journey of Jewish revival! Invitation Itinerary Registration Form  Registration Form (download) Highlights   [btn href=”https://ots.org.il/donate/?otsprogram=Germany to Israel – 30th Anniversary Mission” type=”large”]Pay Online[/btn] For more information: ISRAEL +972-2-548-8449 David Katz, International Director   USA 212-935-8672  David Moss, Executive Director North America   Email: 30years@ots.org.il          

Join Rabbi Shlomo Riskin on a Once-in-a-Lifetime Journey Steeped in rich history and a painful past, Germany invokes very strong emotions. It is not only the symbol of the darkest annals of our history, it is also the birthplace of Ashkenazi Judaism. Torah study is not complete without the commentaries Rashi wrote in Worms. Similarly, domestic …

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The euphoria of Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s 1983 aliya was tempered by the discovery of a Jewish state lacking strong, moral, religious leadership, where the Rabbinate’s approach was narrow and ritualistic, relations between secular and religious were tense, and groups with no voice within the halachic world were marginalized or alienated. He quickly recognized the tremendous …

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