Rabbinical Students

OTS Graduate Tapped to Lead Modern Orthodox Community in Haredi Neighborhood Rabbi Itamar Frisch, a musmach of OTS’s Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary, has just been appointed Rabbi of the Modern Orthodox “Beit Knesset Dati Leumi” in Har Nof, Jerusalem. “While most people in Har Nof are Haredi, we have many advantages for people …

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The Straus Kollel meets with Rav Lau

Training Rabbis to Serve in the Contemporary World As part of the training program for young rabbis, the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary provides complementary shiurim on crucial subjects from the worlds of philosophy, economics and psychology, and brings students to meet a variety of people from different spheres of influence and disciplines In …

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Orian Godinger

Educating Our Future Rabbis The Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary has developed a reputation for training rabbis with halakhic knowledge, while also giving them important insights about how to be effective educators and leaders who can connect people to the meaning and beauty of Judaism. This year, two of the rabbinic students are incorporating …

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Rabbi Brander at the site

Hands-On Learning  A tour of the mikva currently under construction as part of the expansion of the Israel Henry Beren Campus provides rabbis-to-be with an opportunity to see their learning come to life in their own backyard One of the hallmarks of OTS’s Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary is the fact that rabbinical students …

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