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
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… Continue Reading Midreshet Lindenbaum-Lod: Shining Lights
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 law (the same… Continue Reading New Director for WIHL
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… Continue Reading Volozhin Week – ML 2017
IN MEMORIAM: Mr. Stanley Silverstein By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin A man of great vision, intellect and faith, Mr. Stanley Silverstein was a staunch believer in the value of Jewish education, and particularly in the importance of providing the Jewish people with the highest possible caliber of leadership – male as well as female. For this reason,… Continue Reading Baruch Dayan HaEmet: Stanley Silverstein, z”l
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 was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid… Continue Reading ML Alumna gives Gift of Life