Baruch Dayan HaEmet: Marcel Lindenbaum, z”l

IN MEMORIAM: Mr. Marcel Lindenbaum Ohr Torah Stone mourns the passing of Marcel Lindenbaum, z”l, our longtime supporter, board member, and true friend. A man of elegance, grace, modesty and deep integrity, Marcel was a visionary leader whose convictions changed the course of Modern Orthodox history. Together with his life partner – Belda Kaufman …

Women Assume the Mantle of Leadership

  WOMEN ASSUME THE MANTLE OF LEADERSHIP Women are increasingly being heard and taking on fresh roles in observant Judaism, particularly in Israel – naturally bringing Orthodoxy toward a renaissance. BY SHOSHANNA KEATS-JASKOLL –  JUNE 7, 2018 Women’s voices have been generally missing from the great Jewish discussion that takes part within …

Great Honor to Midreshet Lindenbaum Alumnae

Two Midreshet Lindenbaum alumnae among 120 “Excellent” IDF soldiers recognized by President in Israel’s 70th year As in each year, “Mitztaynei Hanasi” – those IDF soldiers who are recognized with the President’s Award for Excellence in service – received their awards at a special ceremony which took place on …

Rabbi Brander on Spirituality and Leviticus

[AUDIO] Click here to listen to Rabbi Kenneth Brander’s shiur on “Spirituality and the Search for Meaning: Lessons from the Book of Leviticus” In his first official appearance in Israel as President-Elect and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone, Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander met with students from the “ORA” program at Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s …

Midreshet Lindenbaum-Lod: Shining Lights

Rosh Chodesh Kislev brought a flurry of activity and good news to Midreshet Lindenbaum–Lod. A new student joined the midrasha, and the number of participants in our beit midrash for local women reached 30. There was also a fantastic turnout of 53 twelfth graders on the first of a series of visiting days, which we trust heralds a high registration …

New Director for WIHL

The Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL) at Midreshet Lindenbaum is delighted to announce that Rabbanit Devorah Evron is joining the program in a directorial capacity, effective September 1, 2017. A graduate of the Halakha Program for Women at Beit Morasha, Evron passed with distinction the exams in all realms of Jewish …

Volozhin Week – ML 2017

This week, the Israeli and Overseas programs at Midreshet Lindenbaum initiated and took upon themselves an exciting joint challenge! Inspired by the great Yeshiva of Volozhin, the students ensured that the Linda and Murray Laulicht Beit Midrash would have learning in every single hour of the day and night. The excitement and energy was felt all week! …

ML Alumna gives Gift of Life

Kol Hakavod to Jill Greenberg, alumna of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program (2009-’10), for giving the gift of life to now-5-year-old Bennett Vulykh! “Jill Greenberg Karten, 25, from Queens was introduced to five-year-old recipient Bennett Vulykh, from Buffalo Grove, Ill. On May 30 of 2013, two-year-old Vulykh …

Saying L’hitraot to Tova Rhein

Mrs. Tova Rhein, Director of the Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program at Midreshet Lindenbaum, has retired after a quarter-century of exemplary service. On June 22, the Menahel of Midreshet Lindenbaum, Rabbi Shlomo Brown, hosted an evening in honor of Tova, with speakers including OTS Founder and Chancellor, Rabbi Shlomo Riskin; former OTS Dean, …