Dear Team Darkaynu, We have just received official notice from the offices of The Jerusalem Marathon that this year’s marathon will not take place as scheduled, on March 20th, 2020. This difficult decision was made by the Jerusalem Municipality in accordance with Israel’s health ministry regulations out of an abundance of concern during the current COVID-19 …

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M’Dor L’Dor – from generation to generation In what has become an annual tradition, Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program welcomed students’ family members into their daughters’ world for Parents Week.  Moms and Dads joined the Lindenbaum community for dinners, classes, and tiyulim – excursions –  including a special tour of Jerusalem’s Old …

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Christian Group on the tayelet

OTS’s Hertog Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding and Cooperation (CJCUC) launched a new Christian Academic Initiative in partnership with The Philos Project. The pilot program brought to Israel 13 professors of Bible, Theology and Preaching , in an effort to help them incorporate an understanding of modern day Israel into their general curricula. “The 1,900-year-old teaching that …

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Old City tour with Rabbi Brander

OTS President and Rosh HaYeshiva Rabbi Kenneth Brander is well known as a scholar and a builder of institutions and communities, but his skills as an inspirational tour guide were also on full display as he brought a group of 47 special visitors to the Old City of Jerusalem, using Tanach and Gemara to complement …

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Darkaynu marathon 2018

Friday. March 15th, 2019. JERUSALEM. Run. With. Us. Team Darkaynu is getting ready for another fantastic marathon with more than 30,000 others! The event itself is reason enough to participate as it is such an inclusive event representing so much of what is so beautiful about our people and our land. However, the TEAM DARKAYNU …

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Rabbi Scheinberg speaking

Foreign Ministry Honors Rabbi for Jewish-Christian Interfaith Work The award was presented to Scheinberg by Deputy Foreign Minister Tzipi Hotovely in the presence of Pastor John Hagee, head of an evangelical megachurch. By Jeremy Sharon –  The Jerusalem Post, November 11, 2018 The Foreign Ministry, together with the Center for Jewish-Christian Understanding, bestowed Rabbi Aryeh …

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   Here we go again!!!! On March 9th, the special students, dedicated staff, friends and families of the Elaine & Norm Darkaynu Programs will be participating in the annual Jerusalem Marathon! The event itself is reason enough to participate as it is such an inclusive event representing so much of what is so beautiful about …

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Mark your calendars for this year’s Shabbat Hagadol Drasha:

Shabbat Hagadol Drasha 5777
by Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

in memory of Rivka bat Sarah Domb, a Holy Martyr of the Holocaust
and mother of Sam Domb, a lover of Zion and Fighter for Zion

TOPIC: “Who will Destroy Amalek and Bring about the Redemption, God or Israel?”

Motzai Shabbat — April 8, 2017
The Jerusalem Great Synagogue – 9:15 PM