shavuot

“Ten Commandments” – Yachad 2018

Can you recite all Ten Commandments? How do they impact on your daily life? These are some of the questions that OTS’s Yachad Program for Jewish Identity posed to Israelis of all ages and backgrounds during the week preceding the

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“Parsha to the Point” – Shavuot 5778

Shavuot Rabbi David Stav   One of the enigmas with which our Sages struggled is the meaning behind where the Torah was given. A desert can provide an awe-inspiring backdrop, but it is usually far away from inhabited areas and the

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

"Shabbat Shalom" – Naso 5776

Parshat Naso (Numbers 4:21 – 7:89)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –“And the Lord spoke to Moses saying, ‘Speak to Aaron and to his sons saying so shall you bless the children of Israel; say to them, may the Lord bless you

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

“Shabbat Shalom” – Naso 5776

Parshat Naso (Numbers 4:21 – 7:89)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel –“And the Lord spoke to Moses saying, ‘Speak to Aaron and to his sons saying so shall you bless the children of Israel; say to them, may the Lord bless you

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Shavuot: What are we really celebrating?

“Shavuot: What are we really celebrating?” What are we really celebrating on Shavuot? Rabbi David Stav, Co-Chancellor of Ohr Torah Stone, suggests that we are celebrating our preparation to receive the Torah. [evideo][/evideo]

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

"Shabbat Shalom" – Bamidbar 5776

Parshat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1 – 4:20)/ Shavuot  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

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

“Shabbat Shalom” – Bamidbar 5776

Parshat Bamidbar (Numbers 1:1 – 4:20)/ Shavuot  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

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

“Shabbat Shalom” – Bechukotai 5776

Parshat Bechukotai (Leviticus 26:3 – 27:34)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And I shall provide peace in the land and you shall lie down at night without fear.” (Leviticus 26:6) This Torah portion comes at the end of The

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Rabbi Shlomo Riskin

"Shabbat Shalom" – Bechukotai 5776

Parshat Bechukotai (Leviticus 26:3 – 27:34)  Rabbi Shlomo Riskin Efrat, Israel – “And I shall provide peace in the land and you shall lie down at night without fear.” (Leviticus 26:6) This Torah portion comes at the end of The

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Creative Interpretations of Megillat Ruth

Ninth grade students in the Ann Belsky Moranis Art Program‘s graphic arts track at Oriya High School for Girls examined the texts and meanings of Megillat Ruth, then shared their personal interpretations of the verses through their creative prints. Their works were displayed

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