Rabbanit Nomi Berman
Nomi Berman

In God’s Good Grace Rabbanit Naomi Berman is the Rosh Beit Midrash of  Midreshet Lindenbaum The yearning to live in peace and quiet and settle down in our country has its roots in our weekly portion.  “And Yaakov dwelt in the land of his father’s sojournings” (Bereishit 37, 1).  Rashi quotes the Midrash:  “Jacob wished …

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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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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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