Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program

“What I find most special about Midreshet Lindenbaum is being surrounded by wonderful female role models. They have such a passion for Judaism and want to have a place in the Jewish community and do everything they can by enhancing their connection,” says Libby Levey of London.  “Lindenbaum has given me a love for Torah, for …

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“Midreshet Lindenbaum provides many different types of Gemara learning; these include iyun, bekiut, and Daf Yomi,” says Talya Lebson of Silver Spring, MD, who adds that Gemara is her favorite topic. “My personal favorite is bekiut, where we are spending the year learning Masechet Rosh Hashana and we will be making a siyum at the …

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“When we’re learning in a chavruta environment, it’s never competitive,” says Midreshet Lindenbaum student Lexi Szafranski of Surfside, Florida. Rather, says the RASG Hebrew Academy alumna, “it’s ‘How can I help you become a better version of yourself, and in doing that, how can I become the best version of myself?’” View previous

“I really appreciate our visits to Jewish scholars and changemakers,” says Vivian Cohen, one of this year’s Matmidot Scholars at Midreshet Lindenbaum. “Whether it’s learning from a scholar, visiting someone who has found a problem to fix, or understanding things in new ways, I feel very enlightened after each trip – even when we get …

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“I’ve made friends with girls from all over the world! Every student from the Overseas, Israeli, and Latin American programs is always happy to help you,” enthuses Leah Cohen, a graduate of Woodmere’s Midreshet Shalhevet-Lomdeh high school. “I feel so lucky to be in a Midrasha where you know everyone’s name, and everyone knows yours.” …

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Midreshet Lindenbaum is known for so many things – the warmth of the teachers, the individual spiritual program, the chavrutot with Darkaynu students, and of course the high level learning in the world’s largest beit midrash for women. Current student Aliza Billet of Boynton Beach emphasizes that, “Along with fascinating course subjects, inspiring classes are always …

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Midreshet Lindenbaum student Rachel Susman, a graduate of Frisch Yeshiva, is one of this year’s Matmidot Scholars – a group of students who participate in additional enrichment activities over and above the diverse overseas program schedule; are mentored in the research, writing and publication of a Torah article; and meet weekly with leading Israeli figures. …

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This week’s Photo of the Week is a beit midrash snapshot of Aliza Kahan (right), a student in Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program, studying in chavruta with Tehilla Carl of the seminary’s Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program. “As a Shana Aleph student at Midreshet Lindenbaum, I have the opportunity to have …

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aria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program

Students in Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Finkle Overseas Program wave Shabbat Shalom at the end of their first week of school! Israel’s “new normal” required their entering isolation upon arrival, but the midrasha staff rose to the occasion again this year by making sure that all needs were met, running projects via zoom and finding other creative …

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