Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program

This week the Gush Etzion Foundation said goodbye to stalwart employee Shua Hoffman of Monsey, New York, as he concludes a year of weekly volunteerism with the organization. Shua’s work at the foundation was part of the vocational training component at Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program for Men – Ohr Torah Stone’s unique and …

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“משנכנס אדר מרבין בשמחה”When the month of Adar arrives, we increase our joy! Each week, the students of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program and the students in the Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program perform a different chessed project. Some weeks, the students volunteer at a soup kitchen while other weeks they …

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These five students from the Elaine and Norm Brodsky Yeshivat Darkaynu program for young men with special needs join more than 10,000 other people from all over the world when they tune in to Rabbi Eli Stefansky’s Daf Yomi class every day. They were thrilled and inspired to meet Rabbi Stefansky on his recent visit. …

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This week’s Photo of the Week is a beit midrash snapshot of Aliza Kahan (right), a student in Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program, studying in chavruta with Tehilla Carl of the seminary’s Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program. “As a Shana Aleph student at Midreshet Lindenbaum, I have the opportunity to have …

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Students in the Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Programs, the only Orthodox, fully-immersed, year-in-Israel program for young adults with special needs, learn Torah and tour the country during their year in Israel while they acquire skills for future independent living. Part of the training they receive is vocational; students worked in restaurants, retail stores, a …

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This year has been unique – by all accounts and in every way, with many last-minute changes and the government restrictions which were created for our benefit altering many of the plans created for the Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program. Without a doubt, the heroes of this story are our determined students and their …

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