Rabbanit Sally Mayer
Rabbanit Sally Mayer

Parshat Yitro: Seeking God, Then and Now Rabbanit Sally Mayer is the Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program Moshe’s father-in-law, Yitro, travels to the desert to meet Moshe and celebrates with him over the great salvation of the Jewish people. The next morning, Yitro finds Moshe sitting in front of …

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Parshat Toldot: Start Digging  Rabbanit Sally Mayer is the Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program This week’s parsha describes the life of Yitzchak, and begins with a strange pasuk, “This is the story of Yitzchak, the son of Avraham: Avraham begot Yitzchak.” The second half of the pasuk should have …

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Parshat Naso: Why Do We Go To Extremes? Rabbanit Sally Mayer is the Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program Parshat Naso describes the option to become a nazir, prohibiting oneself from drinking wine (and even eating grapes!), cutting one’s hair and participating in the funeral even of the closest relatives. …

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Why Did God Create Us?  Rabbanit Sally Mayer is the Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program  Why did God create us? From time to time, this question arises, especially around the the Yamim Nora’im (The High Holy Days), as we remember the creation of the world and take stock of …

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Staying in Touch: Building a Strong Alumnae Family Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Finkle Program for overseas students harnesses the power of the internet to maintain warm, nurturing relationships with their beloved alumnae from all the years, all over the world. “Midreshet Lindenbaum Alumnae Recharge Weeks completely lived up to its name; I really needed that ‘shot in …

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