Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program

A Thousand Words – March 7, 2024

Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program students went south this week. They visited Sderot, Miflasim and the Gaza envelope, heard some of the incredible stories of heroism from October 7th, and witnessed the utter devastation that still remains.

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Rabbanit Sally Mayer

Parshat Vayigash: Bringing Them Home

Parshat Vayigash: Bringing Them Home Rabbanit Sally Mayer is the Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program Sometimes it feels like the parsha is talking directly to us about our situation today. Who can read Yehuda’s

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A Thousand Words – December 18, 2023

Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Hadas soldiers serve significant positions in various IDF units and bases throughout the country. Since the outbreak of war, many alumnae have been recruited to the reserves, where they too are filling crucial intelligence and combat support roles.

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A Thousand Words – December 11, 2023

At Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program, Torah study partners with chessed and our students continue to embody both these values, illuminating dark days with care and compassion for so many populations and actively contributing to the war

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How Did Shemini Atzeret Become Simchat Torah?

How Did Shemini Atzeret Become Simchat Torah? Rabbanit Sally Mayer is the Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program The Torah describes Sukkot repeatedly as a seven-day holiday (Vayikra 23, Bamidbar 29, Devarim 16), but then

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Rabbanit Sally Mayer

Parshat Ekev: Reasons to Remember

Parshat Ekev: Reasons to Remember Rabbanit Sally Mayer is the Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program What makes us forget Hashem and His place in our lives? In this week’s parsha, the Torah says that we

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A Thousand Words – July 17, 2023

Summer fun means different things to different people – for this group of high school girls entering 10-12 grade in Jewish day schools across the USA, “fun” means participating in Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program‘s “Lamdeini Program”! The initiative,

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“Ohr Torah Stone Makes Seder” – Rabbanit Sally Mayer

What is it that we really have to clean in preparation for Pesach? Hint: It’s more than just the crumbs… Listen to Rabbanit Sally Mayer, Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program Pesach Kasher v’Sameach! https://ots.org.il/wp-content/uploads/2023/04/14.-סאלי.mp4

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A Thousand Words – January 9, 2023

Winter break is often synonymous with ski trips or vacation holidays in exotic resorts, but for 60 recent graduates of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s the Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program it meant an opportunity to revisit their ‘home away from home’ and

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