emissaries

Jewish education is key to the survival of the Jewish people New class of Ohr Torah Stone emissaries graduates in ceremony attended by Diaspora Minister, heads off to communities around the world. A new class of rabbinical and educational emissaries graduated in Jerusalem this week ahead of their departure to Jewish communities across the globe. …

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The DNA of a Rabbinical Emissary Rabbi Nir and Andy Koren, June 8, 2022 Nations, just like individuals, possess a certain genetic makeup that defines their behavior, growth, and progress. For the nation of Israel (i.e., the Jewish people), and for the state of Israel, that genetic progress has developed over the past 74 years …

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Refugees Remember the Fallen A special Yom Hazikaron ceremony was held in the Jewish community of the city of Lodz, Poland, in memory of Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror. Nitzan Kedar, May 4, 2022 As Israel marks Remembrance Day for fallen Israel Defense Forces soldiers and victims of terror, Jewish communities around the …

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Independence Day: Here’s how Jewish communities around the world are celebrating Jewish communities around the globe have created events for Yom Ha’zikaron and are beginning to celebrate Independence Day. Zvika Klein, May 4, 2022 In India, a small hut that has been turned into a synagogue was painted on Wednesday in honor of Independence Day. …

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Post-IDF soldiers embark on journey to lead Yom Ha’atzmaut events in the Diaspora The initiative will send a group of young men and women who have recently completed military or national service for a week-long immersion in diaspora communities worldwide. Zvika Klein, April 29, 2022 Tens of young Israeli men and women; post IDF soldiers …

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An Ohr Torah Stone delegation of rabbis, educators and musicians traveled to Poland over Purim to bring crucial humanitarian aid, to assist the OTS shlichim already on the ground, and to help ensure the holiday would be as meaningful and filled with joy as possible for the Ukrainian refugees.

shlichim in the snow, Athens

European rabbis gather to address challenges facing Jewish community The three-day event is attended by graduates of the the Straus-Amiel and Beren-Amiel Emissary Programs who flew in from 11 different countries, and dozens of others, who were unable to travel, but joined in via Zoom.  ILH Staff 27/1/22 A delegation of graduates from the Straus-Amiel …

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“From now on, no matter what happens, you are on shlichut“  Rabbi Eliahu Birnbaum, Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel director: “”It is gratifying to see all the new shlichim are in a positive process of focusing on their new positions and assignments.”  Orly Harrari 18/11/21 Ohr Torah Stone’s Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel Emissary Institutes held an exciting gathering …

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Kindi Family

Going Home: Emissaries Strengthen Jewish Life in their Native Communities Every Jewish community in each country is different; the language, the culture, politics and dynamics all vary. But what if people who already know the language, are intimately familiar with the local culture, and even know many of the players were trained to return to …

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Yehoshua and Tehila Sadiel

A Family Legacy  Yehoshua and Tehila Sadiel bring their pioneering family legacies on behalf of Am Yisrael and Eretz Yisrael along with them as they embark upon shlichut in Germany Yehoshua Sadiel is named for his grandfather Yehoshua who, together with his wife, Leah, helped found Kibbutz Kfar Etzion in 1942. Although Leah was evacuated …

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