Midreshet Lindenbaum

Celebrating Jewish Women’s Leadership These young women have chosen to spend a year in study decoding the tall tomes of Jewish sources. Barbara Sofer |  May 19, 2021 I know the latest Pew Research Center report on the state of Jewish life in America is being read as good news, but it doesn’t assuage my …

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Amid tensions in Jerusalem, Jewish seminary students visit injured sheikh “I firmly believe that these conversations between representatives of our communities are extremely important, and I know that this dialogue can only serve to address the painful divisions which sadly exist in our society,” Rabbi Ohad Teharlev says. By ILH Staff | April 27, 2021 Amid …

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After a difficult year overcoming countless tragedies and challenges from the corona virus, the Ministry of Health restrictions are finally being loosened and Israelis are excited at the re-opening of the country’s movie theaters, gyms, event halls, concert venues and more are opening. But what truly excites the students at OTS’s Midreshet Lindenbaum is watching …

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10 short suggestions to add excitement to your seder! By Rabbanit Rivky Krestt, Senior lecturer at Midreshet Lindenbaum Decorate the table with pyramids and people leaving with Egypt. Make origami frogs that you can actually make jump. (https://origami.me/jumping-frog/ for instructions) Buy a new Haggadah each year to use at the seder. A new book leads …

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Karpas and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat By Rav David Brofsky, Senior lecturer at Midreshet Lindenbaum The eating and dipping of the karpas, found at the beginning of the seder, raises many questions (which may be the point!). The gemara (pesachim 114) implies that the carpas is meant to stimulate the children to ask questions. It …

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