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Ohr Torah Stone is lighting the way! Keeping the flame burning … all year long! The eighth Chanukah candle celebrates OTS’s newest initiative: HaMidrasha HaYisraelit – the Israeli Seminary – a new beit midrash for post-high school Israeli women from all backgrounds and religious affiliations. The eight candles that we light tonight symbolize the wide …

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Ohr Torah Stone is lighting the way! Together for candle lighting – together in building community! The seventh night has arrived, soon all of the candles will burn together brightly as one strong light – the perfect symbol for Ohr Torah Stone’s Yachad Program for Jewish Identity. The Monique and Mordecai Katz Yachad Program offers …

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Ohr Torah Stone is lighting the way! How well do you know Ohr Torah Stone’s hesder yeshivot and rabbinical seminary programs? On this fifth night of Chanukah we invite you to another trivial quiz, as we pay tribute to the young men combining rigorous Torah study with meaningful IDF service and general studies – all …

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Ohr Torah Stone is lighting the way! The Lord of the Rings: not just a movie. 21 years ago, on December 19. 2001, the first movie in the famed ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy was released. In Tolkien’s classic story, the Lord of the Rings uses the ring’s power to attain mastery over others. In …

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Ohr Torah Stone is lighting the way!   Did you know that Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Hebrew nickname is “Mother of all Seminaries” because it was the first and remains the largest framework for women’s Torah study in Israel? Did you know that the flagship branch in Jerusalem is home to the largest beit midrash for women …

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Ohr Torah Stone is lighting the way! On this first night of Chanukah, we’ll start with some trivia questions about our six high schools. Let’s see how well you know us!  1. What was the very first institution that OTS established? a. The Jennie Sapirstein “Ohr Torah” High School for Girls b. Neveh Shmuel Yeshiva …

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Nachum Segal welcomed Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone, to the JM in the AM studio ahead of Rosh Hashana 5783 to talk about “Shofar BaPark” – public shofar-blowing in hunbdreds of parks across Israel – and a wrapup of exciting events at OTS. Tune in!

The author with his wife, Michal, and Dr. Moscovici.

 FEATURED POST  Loving the world, healing the world When Jews, Christians, and Muslims all prayed for my recent miraculous recovery, I encountered a future I believe in, grounded in our shared humanity Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen | September 21, 2022 The prayer service on Rosh Hashana refers to “ahavat olam,” which is generally translated as …

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 FEATURED POST  The problem is not baseless hatred We Israeli Jews must learn to coexist with 2 million Arab Israelis, not because we’re doing them a favor, but as a profound existential need of our society Rabbi Dr. Yakov Nagen | July 15, 2022 Once upon a time, there was a WhatsApp group. The participants …

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