Maria and Joel Finkle

How One Midrasha Is Solving The COVID-19 Challenge By Toby Klein Greenwald | December 2, 2020 JERUSALEM — Rebecca Wernick, a graduate of YULA Girls High School and the daughter of JJ and Rachael Wernick, is studying this year in Midreshet Lindenbaum, of the Ohr Torah Stone educational network, in a capsule. Did she have …

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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 Launches Unique Virtual Beit Midrash Summer Program for Teens The Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program at Midreshet Lindenbaum is always looking for new ways to strengthen young women’s Torah learning and connection to Israel.  Realizing that COVID-19 had left teens around the world without plans for the summer, staff utilized the online-teaching …

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girls studying in beit midrash

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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Stephanie Deichman

Voices | A Seminary Experience, Disrupted By Stephanie Deichman It’s hard to believe Shavuot has already passed.  It feels like just a few days ago that I celebrated Purim in Jerusalem with my friends and teachers. My friends and I made our way to Ben Yehuda Street and sat around eating falafel, laughing and talking, …

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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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Rabbanit Sally Mayer

Call Her Rabbanit; She’s Widening Role Of Women In Orthodox Community By AARON HOWARD | Jewish Herald Voice of Greater Houston • Thu, Jan 24, 2019 “Imagine how much richer the Torah world will be when a generation of women share their thoughts and insights into our cherished texts.” That’s what Sally Mayer told the …

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(l-r:) Hanna Sholes, Eva Ingber, Darbie Sokolow, Alex Melzer, Dana Waitman, Naomi Freilich in Beit Shemesh

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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