Challenges

“Why a Jewish State? Rav Kook and Rav Soloveitchik on Religious Zionism and Modern Orthodoxy” – A conversation with Rabbi Dr. Yehudah Mirsky, Professor, Brandeis University Rabbanit Mali Brofsky, Educator and Alumna, Midreshet Lindenbaum Moderator: MK Tehilla Friedman, Attorney, Social Activist, and Alumna, Midreshet Lindenbaum. Previous “Torah for our Time” Events

“This Night CAN be Different — Transforming Ritual into Inspiration” – A conversation with Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, President and Rosh Yeshiva, Ohr Torah Stone; Marc Gerson, Chairman United Hatzalah, Entrepreneur and Author; and moderated by Rabbanit Yael Nitzanim, Fellow at Ohr Torah Stone’s Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership. Previous “Torah for our …

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“Presidents and Prime Ministers: The Role of Morality in Leadership” – A Conversation with Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, President and Rosh Yeshiva, Ohr Torah Stone and William Daroff, CEO Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, moderated by Miriam L. Wallach, General Manager Nachum Segal Network https://youtu.be/BusC0VFKLCU

The Role of Rabbis in Preventing Domestic Violence Ohr Torah Stone educational institutes conducted a session with its emissaries around the world. Dr. Shlomit Lehman: “Isolation increases incidents of violence and the rabbi, as a mediator, can help reduce tension.” Artuz Sheva | April 24th, 2020  Some 90 of Ohr Torah Stone’s management personnel and …

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New school in Dortmund

German city of Dortmund to get first Jewish school since 1942 The Jewish community in Dortmund today numbers some 3,000 people, about the same as in 1938. By JERUSALEM POST STAFF   |  APRIL 20, 2020    The new school in Dortmund, Germany   On the eve of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Jewish community of Dortmund, …

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Judaism through Zoom: Emissaries in the Diaspora Prepare for Pesach Straus-Amiel emissaries to Jewish congregations throughout the world cope with current challenges and struggle to continue Jewish life even during the Corona epidemic Orly Harrari | April 8, 2020 Candle-lighting through Zoom, distributing mezuzot to homes of community members, and online lessons in preparation for …

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Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein

40 Men but no minyan, and a sukkah in the living room: the challenges of bringing Judaism back to the Jews of Europe Oped by Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein | Maariv| 3 February, 2020 Despite the worrying rise in anti-Semitism, non-Jews in Poland and Germany are gravitating to synagogues for lectures and even for prayer services …

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Warsaw conference

Increased numbers of non-Jews attending synagogue services This trend is particularly interesting considering “the long history of antisemitism in Germany and Poland” said Ohr Torah Stone President By JERUSALEM POST STAFF  | JANUARY 31, 2020 L-R: Rabbi Yehoshua Ellis (Warsaw); Rabbi Oriel Zaretsky (Warsaw); Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein, director of Training and Placement at the OTS Straus-Amiel …

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