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Israel’s COVID-19 Crisis Can’t Stop Students By Benjamin Singer | October 01, 2020 On Erev Rosh Hashanah Israel entered a three-week lockdown, severely limiting interaction and movement. Yeshivot and seminaries in Israel have had to adapt their programs to the ever-changing COVID reality—almost on a daily basis. How are they managing to ride the current …

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  Ulpanot and Yeshivot Head the List of Excellent High Schools Israel’s Ministry of Education published its annual list of outstanding high school educational institutions for the 2019-20 academic year, and religious yeshivot and ulpanot are at the top of the tables and their teachers will be awarded reward grants. Arutz 7 | 25 August, …

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Midreshet Lindenbaum Launches Unique Virtual Beit Midrash Summer Program for Teens The Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program at Midreshet Lindenbaum is always looking for new ways to strengthen young women’s Torah learning and connection to Israel.  Realizing that COVID-19 had left teens around the world without plans for the summer, staff utilized the online-teaching …

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Midreshet Lindenbaum Plans Virtual Beit Midrash Summer Program By JLNJ Staff | June 18, 2020 Since traditional camps and summer programs will not be operating as usual, some programs are looking to switch to virtual scheduling. Ohr Torah Stone’s Midreshet Lindenbaum recently announced a new Virtual Beit Midrash program for young women completing 10th and …

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Voices | A Seminary Experience, Disrupted By Stephanie Deichman It’s hard to believe Shavuot has already passed.  It feels like just a few days ago that I celebrated Purim in Jerusalem with my friends and teachers. My friends and I made our way to Ben Yehuda Street and sat around eating falafel, laughing and talking, …

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In Honor of Yom Yerushalyim – Two Seminary Students Elli Steinlauf from Los Angeles and Avigayil Halpert from Teaneck, NJ. May 20, 2020 In looking forward to our year of study in Israel at Midreshet Lindenbaum, some of the days we both were most looking forward too were the “Yoms,” – Yom Ha’atzmaut and Yom …

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  OPINION At 17, I’m the youngest woman to complete the seven-plus year study of the Talmud HILA SCHLAKMAN | JANUARY 10, 2020 12:59 PM EFRAT (JTA) — I didn’t start learning the Talmud to take a stand or voice an opinion. When I started learning a page of Talmud per day (Daf Yomi) at age 10, I …

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Hila Schlakman

Hila Schlakman finishes daily Talmud learning cycle, may be youngest woman yet “With the fuel each page gave me to learn the next, I can truly say it’s an endeavor which brought me so much, and I look forward to starting the next cycle,” said the 17-year-old from Efrat. January 6, 2020 / JNS  As …

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OTS is pleased and proud to share this short, end-of-the-year recap which offers a tiny taste of what our 27 schools and programs have been involved in over the course of the last year.
Each of our students, alumni and faculty is a brightly shining candle, and together, they are emitting a strong light which is illuminating the world, making a real impact on society and effecting change throughout the world.

Michal Katz Is Loving Life at Midreshet Lindenbaum By JLNJ Staff | December 26, 2019 Michal Katz, daughter of Avi and Rebecca Katz, grew up in Teaneck and after graduating from Yeshivat Frisch last year, is now learning at Ohr Torah Stone’s Midreshet Lindenbaum. Katz was chosen to be a member of Midreshet Lindenbaum’s first …

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