Judaism

Light Through the Darkness: Teachings for Today from Reb Zadok HaKohen of Lublin

This week’s shiur, “Light Through the Darkness: Teachings for Today from Reb Zadok of Lublin,” was delivered by Rabbanit Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld, graduate of the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL) https://youtu.be/rNdD1US7gY8

Building Identity and Creating Community

Building Identity and Creating Community For many secular Israelis who wouldn’t think of entering a synagogue or participating in “religious” activities, the Yachad Program provides meaning – as well as an outlet that empowers them to explore their Jewish heritage and even pass it on to their children. “Israelis who are religious have a much …

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Time to end the “pitched battle” destroying the Jewish People

Time to end the “pitched battle” destroying the Jewish People No one, not Orthodox nor Reform, will win this battle, while our common enemy, assimilation and intermarriage, will continue to destroy. Oped by Rabbi Reuven Spolter June 24, 2020 / Arutz 7 Rabbi Eliezer Melamed doesn’t need me to defend him. After Rav Melamed participated in …

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Considerations of Right and Wrong: Principles of Fertility Ethics

This week’s shiur, “Considerations of Right and Wrong: Principles of Fertility Ethics” was delivered by Rabbi Shlomo Vilk, Rosh Yeshiva of the Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva, and a member of the Israel Fertility Association’s Board of Ethics. https://youtu.be/7hvdfEpg__Y

Bringing People Close

Bringing People Close “At a time when restrictions still prevent our Yachad facilitators from bringing community members to programs, we are bringing all programs to them.” Lag B’Omer, Yom Yerushalayim (Jerusalem Day) and Shavuot, like all Jewish holidays, are typically celebrated in large groups – singing around a bonfire, dancing in the streets of Jerusalem, …

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“Faith in the Darkness: Finding Hope in a Time of Incomplete Redemption”

Faith in the Darkness: Finding Hope in a Time of Incomplete Redemption

This week’s shiur, “Faith in the Darkness: Finding Hope in a Time of Incomplete Redemption” is delivered by Rabbi Chaim Kanterovich, OTS’ Senior Rabbinic International Educator, and Director of the OMEK Program https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kL_QtmxBLcg&feature=youtu.be

Torat Hashem Heftzo: Finding Wonder in Torah Study

Torat Hashem Heftzo: Finding Wonder in Torah Study By Rabbi Kenneth Brander | May 27,2020 We are all familiar with situations in which observant Jews who study Torah have not been fortunate to see their children follow in their footsteps. It would seem to be obvious that the children of people who study Torah are …

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“The Sanctity of a Land and the Sanctity of a City: Thoughts on Yom Yerushalayim

This week’s shiur, “The Sanctity of a Land and the Sanctity of a City: Thoughts for Yom Yerushalayim” is delivered by Rabbi Dr. Shlomo Riskin, Founder, Chancellor Emeritus and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone  https://youtu.be/1fI-wDulTho

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