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Midreshet Lindenbaum Announces Sherut Sheli Program By JLNJ Staff | January 13, 2022 Midreshet Lindenbaum of Ohr Torah Stone has launched a new program called “Sherut Sheli” to support students studying in the midrasha who wish to go on to perform Israeli National Service (Sherut Leumi). The initiative is specifically designed to help students participating …

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Israel’s COVID-19 Crisis Can’t Stop Students By Benjamin Singer | October 01, 2020 On Erev Rosh Hashanah Israel entered a three-week lockdown, severely limiting interaction and movement. Yeshivot and seminaries in Israel have had to adapt their programs to the ever-changing COVID reality—almost on a daily basis. How are they managing to ride the current …

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Midreshet Lindenbaum Plans Virtual Beit Midrash Summer Program By JLNJ Staff | June 18, 2020 Since traditional camps and summer programs will not be operating as usual, some programs are looking to switch to virtual scheduling. Ohr Torah Stone’s Midreshet Lindenbaum recently announced a new Virtual Beit Midrash program for young women completing 10th and …

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In Honor of Yom Yerushalyim – Two Seminary Students Elli Steinlauf from Los Angeles and Avigayil Halpert from Teaneck, NJ. May 20, 2020 In looking forward to our year of study in Israel at Midreshet Lindenbaum, some of the days we both were most looking forward too were the “Yoms,” – Yom Ha’atzmaut and Yom …

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Michal Katz Is Loving Life at Midreshet Lindenbaum By JLNJ Staff | December 26, 2019 Michal Katz, daughter of Avi and Rebecca Katz, grew up in Teaneck and after graduating from Yeshivat Frisch last year, is now learning at Ohr Torah Stone’s Midreshet Lindenbaum. Katz was chosen to be a member of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s first …

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Celebrates Jewish Unity, Not Uniformity By Elizabeth Kratz | December 12, 2019 Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s brow furrows when he speaks of polarization in the larger Jewish community, but it smooths when he speaks of his teachers and their messages, his students and his work. He flashes his trademark wide smile, showing intrinsic …

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Darbie Sokolow Is Loving the Life and Learning at Lindenbaum By JLNJ Staff | December 20, 2018 Darbie Sokolow is studying at Midreshet Lindenbaum in Jerusalem. She grew up in Englewood and attended Ramaz. Her family davens at Congregation Ahavat Torah and the East Hill Synagogue. In the summers she’s attended Camp Seneca Lake, where …

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OTS on Future of Modern Orthodoxy

Ohr Torah Stone Weighs in on the Future of Modern Orthodoxy By Harry Glazer |The Jewish Link | June 21, 2018 Jews who identify as Modern Orthodox can be excused for wondering about the long-term viability of their approach, since reports of its perilous prospects are common in Jewish publications. Recurring news of squabbles in …

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Rabbi Kenneth Brander to Make Aliyah, Head Ohr Torah Stone by Elizabeth Kratz 10/18/2017 Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, Yeshiva University’s vice president for university and community life, has been named the new president-elect and rosh hayeshiva of Efrat-based education network Ohr Torah Stone (OTS), set to succeed the venerable Rabbi Shlomo Riskin, the Israeli education network’s …

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