education

Darkaynu’s Elana Goldscheider on NSN

ELana and Nachum Segal

Nachum Segal welcomed Elana Goldscheider, founding director of Ohr Torah Stone’s Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Programs for young adults with special needs. “Everyone should have a chance to be able to come to Israel….all of a sudden our students feel on an equal level with everyone else. There’s this feeling of ‘we belong.’” Elana …

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Rabbi Riskin Awarded Samuel Rothberg Prize for Jewish Education

Rabbi Riskin speaking

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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OTS Amiel BaKehila Program marks 50th mission to Diaspora

Lital with students in Buffalo

OTS Amiel BaKehila Program marks 50th mission to the Diaspora OTS Amiel BaKehila Program marks end of pilot year with 50th mission to the Diaspora; 150% expansion planned for coming year OTS Amiel BaKehila, a program of Ohr Torah Stone, is an exciting initiative run under the auspices of Israel’s Ministry of Diaspora Affairs aimed at …

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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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