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Rabbi Riskin Awarded Samuel Rothberg Prize for Jewish Education

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Ohr Torah Stone congratulates our Founder, Chancellor Emeritus and Rosh HaYeshiva Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, on being awarded the Samuel Rothberg Prize for Jewish Education by the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.  The beauty of a revolution is that what is inconceivable one day suddenly becomes commonplace.  Rabbi Riskin has fomented a revolution in Judaism by redefining …

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Rabbi Riskin Awarded NBN Bonei Zion Prize for Education

Bonei Zion awards ceremony

“ויחלם והנה סלם מוצב ארצה וראשו מגיע השמימה…” (בראשית כ”ח:י”ב) “And he dreamed, and behold, a ladder was set up on the earth, and its top reached to heaven…” (Gen 28:12) Mazal tov to Ohr Torah Stone’s visionary dreamer, Founder, Chancellor Emeritus and Rosh HaYeshiva Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin, who was awarded the Nefesh B’Nefesh …

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Public Trial at OTS Oriya

When was the last time you heard a debate so passionate and relevant and yet simultaneously so deep and cultured? On Rosh Chodesh Adar 1, such a debate took place at OTS Ulpanat Oriya. The discussion represented the meeting point of two educational conversations taking place at the school this year; the first focusing on the …

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OTS Teacher Wins “Environmental Hero” Award

Congratulations to beloved Neveh Channah and Neveh Shmuel high school teacher Arik Har Zahav on being awarded the “Environmental Hero” award by KKL and Yediot Aharonot! When he first suggested teaching Environmental Science, “they thought I was crazy, just crazy,” Arik recounts. But Arik, who believes that the environment and religion are deeply interconnected, has already …

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OTS students win Young Entrepreneurs Award

Students from the Ohr Torah Stone Jennie Sapirstein High School for Girls in Ramot, Jerusalem who participated in the Ministry of Education’s “Amirim” program for outstanding students won second place in the “Young Entrepreneurs” 2014 competition, with mentoring by their teacher, Iti Dreyfus. Their innovation, cookie cutters in geometric shapes, allow dough to be cut …

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Jennie Sapirstein High School in Ramot Awarded Prestigious Education Prize

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Congratulations to the staff, parents and students of the Jennie Sapirstein Junior High and High School for Girls in Ramot, Jerusalem, and its principals, Chana Assis and Yael Tawil, on being awarded the prestigious Prize for Religious Education for the year 5774. The school is based on providing a relevant religious education based upon a love of …

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