Halakha

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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cover photo from Nashim magazine

Nashim Magazine – “First in Line”

First in Line By Chen Gilad  | Nashim Magazine, Sivan Issue It has been questioned for many years why public institutions do not have a female position, parallel to a rabbi, when the world of Torah has been blessed with

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Rabbanit Chamutal Shoval

Online Prayers Bring New Spirit to Synagogues

Online Prayers Bring New Spirit to Synagogues Women also want to pray and be counted in the synagogue. Prayers over Zoom bring a spirit of partnership and equality Rabbanit Chamutal Shoval is the Anita Perlman Fellow in Ohr Torah Stone’s

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Batami Altshuler

First Place in Torah-Writing Competition

OTS Jennie Sapirstein student places first in national Torah-writing competition Congratulations to 8th grader Bat-Ami Altshuler of the OTS Jennie Sapirstein Junior High and High School for girls in Ramot, who took first place in the national Chemed (State-Religious Educational

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Symposium

Diving into the mikva discussion

In recent years, the topic of mikva (ritual immersion) has changed from a topic which is taboo to one of the most talked about issues in the religious sector, discussed not only in closed quarters but on the social networks

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