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German city of Dortmund to get first Jewish school since 1942

New school in Dortmund

German city of Dortmund to get first Jewish school since 1942 The Jewish community in Dortmund today numbers some 3,000 people, about the same as in 1938. By JERUSALEM POST STAFF   |  APRIL 20, 2020    The new school in Dortmund, Germany   On the eve of Yom Hashoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Jewish community of Dortmund, …

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Rabbi Brander shares with Nachum Segal how OTS is dealing with the pandemic

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Nachum Segal welcomed  President and Rosh HaYeshiva Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, to JM in the AM for an update on how OTS emissaries around the world are dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. 

40 Men but no minyan, and a sukkah in the living room

Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein

40 Men but no minyan, and a sukkah in the living room: the challenges of bringing Judaism back to the Jews of Europe Oped by Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein | Maariv| 3 February, 2020 Despite the worrying rise in anti-Semitism, non-Jews in Poland and Germany are gravitating to synagogues for lectures and even for prayer services …

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Increased numbers of non-Jews attending synagogue services

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Increased numbers of non-Jews attending synagogue services This trend is particularly interesting considering “the long history of antisemitism in Germany and Poland” said Ohr Torah Stone President By JERUSALEM POST STAFF  | JANUARY 31, 2020 L-R: Rabbi Yehoshua Ellis (Warsaw); Rabbi Oriel Zaretsky (Warsaw); Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein, director of Training and Placement at the OTS Straus-Amiel …

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NSN speaks to Rabbi Brander about tonight’s OTS Graduation

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Nachum Segal welcomed  President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone, Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander, to JM in the AM for an update on tonight’s graduation ceremony in which 62 degrees will be granted to 57 graduates of our rabbinical seminary and emissary programs. The event will also mark an important milestone: the graduation of the …

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Diaspora Emissaries-in-Training Stop in Poland

Diaspora Emissaries-in-Training Stop in Poland  By Orly Harrari Arutz 7 – 15/5/2018 About 30 emissaries-in-training from the Straus-Amiel and Beren-Amiel Institutes returned from a week of training which took place in the Jewish communities of Poland.  “The trip exposes the challenges in the field from the outset.” About 30 emissaries-in-training, men and women, returned from a …

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“Escape from Hell” – Yediot Aharanot

“Escape from Hell“  by Smadar Shir Yediot Aharanot, 28 January, 2014             It’s hard to hear their story and comprehend that these things still happen in the 21st Century. Forced to marry at the age of 12, they underwent a battery of abuse and rape. How two Jewish sisters managed to …

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