Rabbanit Nomi Berman

High School Graduates Look Forward to Gap Year in Israel

Nomi Berman teaching in the beit midrash

High School Graduates Look Forward to Gap Year in Israel By Yakira Cohen | July 6, 2020 The coronavirus pandemic may have upturned Beth Tfiloh Dahan Community School graduate Avishye Moskowitz’s senior year, but he’s not letting it thwart his plans to take a gap year in Israel before college. “Even with the risk of …

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From Sacred Garments to Everyday Clothes

Rabbanit Nomi Berman

From Sacred Garments to Everyday Clothes Rabbanit Nomi Berman Rosh Beit Midrash, Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program at Midreshet Lindenbaum The details are dizzying.  First in the Torah and then mapped out in seven chapters of Mishnah.  Beginning seven days before Yom Kippur, the schedule of the Kohen Gadol is regimented and intense.  In …

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The Sound of the Shofar

Rabbanit Nomi Berman

The Sound of the Shofar Rabbanit Nomi Berman Rosh Beit Midrash, Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program at Midreshet Lindenbaum At this time of year, barely a day goes by without a moving truck pulling onto my street.  Families moving out, new families moving in; families moving to larger apartments, new olim. The moving truck …

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