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Rabbi Ohad Teharlev: In Favor of Religious Female Soldiers in the IDF Academic Reserve Program (“Atuda“) Religious girls in the Israel Defense Forces’ Atuda Program (Academic Reserves program for students who first complete their academic studies and then use their learned skills in the IDF as trained professionals)? Rabbi Ohad Teharlev believes that military service …

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Supporting the Defenders of Israel Over the last two months, 120 young Israeli women in OTS’s pioneering Hadas – The Claudia Cohen Torah/Army School began their military service, with 16 more scheduled to enlist in the coming weeks, amidst one of the most complicated periods in modern history.  With dramatic increases in the number of …

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Rav Ohad with students serving in the IDF

Religious Girls to Serve in Cyber Corps Young religious Zionist women at pre-army academies can now serve in cyber and programming positions in the C4I Corps ⦁ Chair of the Joint Council of Pre-Army Academies: “Many young women want to study Torah and serve in the IDF” Moshe Vistuch | September 6, 2020 For the …

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Reut Bar

Ready to Give Their All – and More The young Israeli women whose pre-army studies at Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Jerusalem, Lod and Carmiel branches were interrupted by COVID-19 are thrilled to be back on campus. “During the lockdown, it was difficult to be away from my friends, who have become like sisters,” says Reut Bar, a …

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hadas soldier studying

Female seminary students enlist early to help corona response effort 130 young women studying in religious seminaries around Israel enlist early in the IDF to help in coronavirus response efforts. Arutz Sheva Staff , 27/04/20 Some 130 young women currently studying in religious seminaries around Israel have been enlisted early by the IDF to assist the …

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At the kenes

Rabbi Ohad Teharlev to religious girls: “Enlist into the IDF” More than 2,000 religious girls attended a conference held in Tel Aviv in advance of their enlistment to the IDF | Rabbi Ohad Teharlev, head of OTS’ Midreshet Lindenbaum: “If serving in the IDF is existential for our identity, it is also existential for women.” …

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The Book and the Sword A visit with OTS’ Hadas soldiers serving in top-secret Intelligence roles provides a VIP group from the USA with a glimpse into the challenges and the rewards of being a religious IDF soldier “Serving in the Intelligence Corps is like having a backstage pass to the inner workings of the …

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Precedent: A group of religious female soldiers enlisted together as a group for the field intelligence observers’ unit  ““The role of field observer is a difficult and demanding one, but it carries great responsibility and great weight in preserving the lives of civilians and IDF soldiers. We are proud,” said Rabbi Teharlev Arutz 7 | …

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Hadas soldiers

Rabbi Teharlev: “The religious women are voting with their feet and joining the IDF”  Ohr Torah Stone’s Rabbi Teharlev made their comments against the background of the rabbis’ letter to Bennett – which was vigorously denied by the rabbis – that presented Bennett with an ultimatum to stop supporting enlistment of religious women in the …

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1st Lieutenant Y

“רבות בנות עשו חיל ואת עלית על כולנה” Congratulations to First Lieutenant Y on being one of the 120 outstanding IDF soldiers to receive this year’s President’s Award for Excellence! A graduate of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Hadas Torah/Army Program (whose name was not authorized for publication), received her award from Israeli President Reuven Ruvi Rivlin and IDF …

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Hadas IAF Soldiers Siyyum

The App that Accompanies Religious Women in the IDF An app created by a student at OTS’s Midreshet Lindenbaum offers religious female soldiers a daily dose of Torah by Gadi Deutsch | Maariv Online | 4 February, 2019 (Translated from Hebrew)  The conversation about religious women serving in the IDF continues; appearances of new videos …

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Ohad in the beit midrash at Lindenbaum

Believers in the Army: The Recruiting Rabbi by David Twersky, Davar Rishon – November 2, 2018 (Translated from Hebrew) Rabbi Ohad Teharlev directs the Israeli programs at Midreshet Lindenbaum, and 95% of this institute’s post-high school students enlist in the IDF. He is unperturbed by what some senior figures in the National Religious community have …

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