Photo of the Week

Gila Gershbaum of Edison, NJ started learning Masechet Sukkah while still in Yerushalayim, but she finished it this week back home in the USA — with four of her fellow Midreshet Lindenbaum alumnae (left to right) Jessie Tuchman, Rachel Susman, Aliza Kahan and Leemor Waldman by her side. View previous Photo of the Week #BeitMidrashForever#ALifetimeOfLearning#LiveLearnLindenbaum#OTSLivingLearningLeading

San Diego; the second largest city in California. A city with incredible sea and desert views, Mexican influences and amazing weather. This week, the city got a boost which will make it an even better place to live: Netzach and Chana Sapir, graduates of the Beren-Amiel Educational Emissary Training Program, have arrived to embark on …

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Twelfth grade Photography majors from the Derech Avot High School for boys in Efrat came to the Ohr Torah Stone main offices with their teacher, Shiran, and principal Rabbi Yoni Hollander, bearing a special end-of-the-year gift: a collage that they prepared consisting of photographs of all the experiences that took place in the past academic …

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Welcome to Israel! Ten girls from across the USA arrived this week to take part in Lamdeini – the first ever in-person Midreshet Lindenbaum summer program for high schoolers. The group hit the ground running, making their inaugural visit to the Kotel before settling in to their home-away-from-home in Jerusalem, where they will be soaking …

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This week Elad Pinto, an 11th grader at the Jacob Sapirstein High School for Boys in Ramot, was chosen as one of 10 influential young adults in Jerusalem! Pinto sustained serious injuries to his leg a year and half ago while playing soccer and underwent an intense period of rehabilitation at the Alyn hospital, during …

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This week the Gush Etzion Foundation said goodbye to stalwart employee Shua Hoffman of Monsey, New York, as he concludes a year of weekly volunteerism with the organization. Shua’s work at the foundation was part of the vocational training component at Elaine and Norm Brodsky Darkaynu Program for Men – Ohr Torah Stone’s unique and …

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Students at OTS’s Jennie Sapirstein High School for Girls in Ramot, Jerusalem, reach out to the community regularly, volunteering where needed and running activities for local kindergarteners, senior citizens and populations in need of assistance. Yom Yerushalayim was no different; the students celebrated the reunification of Jerusalem by singing, dancing and doing the traditional flags …

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Pnina Omer, director of Ohr Torah Stone’s Yad La’isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center, spoke to delegates of the International Council of Jewish Women (ICJW)’s “Looking to the Future” convention taking place in Jerusalem this week. The participants, hailing from National Council of Jewish Women chapters all over the world, were inspired to …

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Intelligence Corps soldiers from Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Hadas Program were visited by Rabbi Ohad Teharlev, the director of the midrasha’s Israeli programs, during their Basic Training course. Rav Ohad and other faculty make sure to visit all the Hadas soldiers, each week, on their bases across the country. They bring the soldiers goodies to snack on …

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