Alumni Around the World

OTS Shofar Around the World

Shofar Blasts Heard Around the World For many of us, the sound of the Shofar is an integral part of our daily routine, the soundtrack which accompanies us from the beginning of the Hebrew month of Elul all the way through Rosh Hashana.  But this year, tourists in many of the world’s major cities of New Zealand, Europe, …

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The Call of the Shofar

The Call of the Shofar Listen to Rabbi Mordechai Zeller, a graduate of the Straus-Amiel emissary program, as he explains why he’s blowing the shofar publicly across the Cambridge University campus, where he and his wife are serving as chaplains. Sounding a Shofar in the Heart of Cambridge, England. Rabbi Mordechai Zeller, OTS's Straus-Amiel Rabbinical …

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ML Alumna gives Gift of Life

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Kol Hakavod to Jill Greenberg, alumna of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program (2009-’10), for giving the gift of life to now-5-year-old Bennett Vulykh! “Jill Greenberg Karten, 25, from Queens was introduced to five-year-old recipient Bennett Vulykh, from Buffalo Grove, Ill. On May 30 of 2013, two-year-old Vulykh was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid …

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