JPost – Religious Gay Rights

JPost – Religious Gay Rights In a paper likely to make waves within the Modern Orthodox world, Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander determines ways to include LGBTQ individuals in the community By Zvika Klein, March 10, 2023 LGBTQ individuals can teach

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International Halakha Study Program Enters Second Year

International Halakha Study Program Enters its Second Year  “Women in positions of Jewish leadership need to be able to lead from a position of knowledge,” says Joanne Greenaway, Chief Executive of the London School of Jewish Studies and participant in

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Arutz 7 – Learning Halakha

Learning Halakha Understanding of one of the most central aspects of Jewish life has inspired me and my female colleagues to develop the “MidraIsha”. Rabbanit Batel Picar, June 07, 2022 I distinctly remember the formative experience that made me realize

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The Straus Kollel meets with Rav Lau

Training Rabbis to Serve in the Contemporary World

Training Rabbis to Serve in the Contemporary World As part of the training program for young rabbis, the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary provides complementary shiurim on crucial subjects from the worlds of philosophy, economics and psychology, and brings

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Orian Godinger

Educating Our Future Rabbis

Educating Our Future Rabbis The Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary has developed a reputation for training rabbis with halakhic knowledge, while also giving them important insights about how to be effective educators and leaders who can connect people to

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Rabbi Brander speaks

Remarks by Rabbi Brander at the WIHL Graduation Ceremony

The following remarks were delivered in Hebrew by Ohr Torah Stone President and Rosh HaYeshiva, Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, at the graduation ceremony of Rabbanit Dr. Hannah Hashkes, Rabbanit Shira Marili Mirvis, and Rabbanit Chamutal Shoval from the Susi Bradfield

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