shavuot

“Parsha and Purpose” – Shavuot/Naso 5780

“Parsha and Purpose” – Shavuot/Naso 5780 Rabbi Kenneth Brander’s weekly insights into the parsha  “Shavuot, God and Creating Eternal Holiness” Click here for text Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipiscing elit. Ut elit tellus, luctus nec ullamcorper mattis, pulvinar dapibus

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Is Rut Really a Role Model?

Is Rut Really a Role Model? By Rabbanit Dena Freundlich, Ram’it in the Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program at Midreshet Lindenbaum The Question About a year ago, a Midreshet Lindenbaum alumna (Sarah Cabot, ML 5778) posed a thought-provoking question to

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“Shabbat Shalom” – Shavuot 5780

Shabbat Shalom: Shavuot By Rabbi Shlomo Riskin  Efrat, Israel – The Scroll of Ruth contains one of the most idyllic stories in the Bible, a tale of “autumnal love” between a widow (Ruth) and a widower (Boaz), within the backdrop of

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24-hour learnathon in honor of Rabbi Riskin

24-hour learnathon in honor of Rabbi Riskin Ohr Torah Stone (OTS) – the network of educational and social institutions Riskin founded in 1983 – is hosting the learnathon. By JERUSALEM POST STAFF | May 21, 2020 A 24-hour non-stop global

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Rabbi Shlomo Vilk

What We Really Received at Sinai

What we really received at Sinai Rabbi Shlomo Vilk, Rosh Yeshiva of the Robert M. Beren Machanaim Hesder Yeshiva 7 June, 2019 Nobody knows precisely what was uttered at Sinai; our Sages and scholars over the generations have offered numerous

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Rabbanit Chamutal Shoval

Ruth and the Hollywood Ending

Ruth and the Hollywood Ending The story of Ruth, as is, does not furnish the stuff for romantic Hollywood films, teaching instead about a building an enduring relationship. Rabbanit Chamutal Shoval is a fellow at the Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute

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Rabbi Chaim Kanterovitz

Faith and Kindness

Faith and Kindness Rabbi Chaim Kanterovitz, Senior Rabbinic International Educator and Director of OTS’s OMEK program I have always wondered why it is that of all the Megilot – Scrolls that we read, on Shavuot we read the book of Ruth.

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Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein

Law and Lyrics: The Challenge of Shavuot

Law and Lyrics: The Challenge of Shavuot Rabbi Yehoshua Grunstein, Director of Training and Placement for OTS’s Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel Emissary Programs The events of Shavuot, receiving the Torah and it’s Jewish lifestyle, was probably the most severe “life-change” ever

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