The sound of women’s beit midrash learning was augmented by new voices, as parents visited their daughters for Parents Night – an opportunity to recieve a taste of life in Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Claudia Cohen Torah-Army School (Hadas) for post high school Israeli women. These inspirational young women are successfully melding their dedication to Judaism and Zionism,… Continue Reading Parents Night
OTS President and Rosh HaYeshiva Rabbi Kenneth Brander is well known as a scholar and a builder of institutions and communities, but his skills as an inspirational tour guide were also on full display as he brought a group of 47 special visitors to the Old City of Jerusalem, using Tanach and Gemara to complement… Continue Reading Old City Tour with Rabbi Brander
Eva Ingber Is Loving Her Year at Midreshet Lindenbaum By JLBWC Staff | December 27, 2018 Eva Ingber is studying at Midreshet Lindenbaum in Jerusalem. She grew up in White Plains, attended SAR from nursery through twelfth grade, and loves it with a passion. Her family davens at Young Israel. Her next stop? University of… Continue Reading Loving Her Year at Midreshet Lindenbaum
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… Continue Reading Loving the Life and Learning at Lindenbaum
Hilchot Sufganiyot – The Laws of Jelly Doughnuts Rabbi David Brofsky, Midreshet Lindenbaum Hafrashas Challah The Torah (Bamidbar 15: 17-21) teaches that one must separate challa from the “first of your dough.” The Rishonim discuss the manner in which the dough is cooked or baked. Generally, when a sufficient quantity of dough is baked in an oven, one is obligated to… Continue Reading Hilchot Sufganiyot
As Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur approach, we are all looking for inspiration, to reconnect and come closer to Hashem. In that light we are delighted to share this special Yamim Nora’im edition of the Midreshet Lindenbaum Torah journal, “Ta Shma” – Come and Learn. We invite you to learn from the articles from members… Continue Reading Ta Shma – Come and Learn!
The Meaning of the Shofar and its Place in Mussaf Rabbi David Brofsky Faculty, Midreshet Lindenbaum The Torah commands “And in the seventh month, on the first day of the month…it shall be a day of terua for you” (Bamidbar 29:1). The Rabbis (Rosh HaShana 33) understand that this verse refers to the blowing of the shofar… Continue Reading The Meaning of the Shofar and its Place in Mussaf
Why Did Rebbe Cry? Rabbi Tuvia Kaplan Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program at Midreshet Lindenbaum The Gemara recounts that on two occasions Rebbe cried upon hearing of the tshuva of an evil person. In Avoda Zara 17a, the Gemara tells the story of Eliezer ben Durdaya. After a totally degenerate life (the Maharal points… Continue Reading Why Did Rebbe Cry?
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 Lindenbaum… Continue Reading Baruch Dayan HaEmet: Marcel Lindenbaum, z”l
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 our communities. For millennia, the… Continue Reading Women Assume the Mantle of Leadership
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 Yom Haatzmaut, in the presence of President… Continue Reading Great Honor to Midreshet Lindenbaum Alumnae
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 Maria and Joel Finkle… Continue Reading Rabbi Brander on Spirituality and Leviticus