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Virtual Beit Midrash Summer Program for Teens

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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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Virtual Beit Midrash Summer Program

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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

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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 Yerushalayim – Two Seminary Students

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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“I wasn’t even aware that the fact that I am a girl was a factor to consider…”

  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 finishes daily Talmud learning cycle, may be youngest woman yet

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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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What a Difference a Year Makes!

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

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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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Celebrates Jewish Unity, Not Uniformity

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Celebrates Jewish Unity, Not Uniformity By Elizabeth Kratz | December 12, 2019 Rabbi Shlomo Riskin’s brow furrows when he speaks of polarization in the larger Jewish community, but it smooths when he speaks of his teachers and their messages, his students and his work. He flashes his trademark wide smile, showing intrinsic …

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