Spiritual Leadership

OTS certifies new female halachic authority following landmark ruling

Rabbanit Sapir with certificate

OTS certifies new female halachic authority following landmark ruling Sapir’s certification comes in the wake of a landmark ruling by Attorney-General Avichai Mandelblit that the government must give equal recognition to women’s Torah studies and men’s Torah studies. By Aaron Reich  | July 7, 2020 (Photo credits: Gershon Ellinson) Modern Orthodox organization Ohr Torah Stone (OTS) has …

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Women Leading the Way in their Communities

Rabbanit Yael Nitzanim

Women Leading the Way in their Communities As COVID-19 changed our lives overnight, creating fear and uncertainty and raising a host of new questions, many people felt a greater need for personal and religious guidance. In this new environment, the halakhic and spiritual leadership role fellows in Ohr Torah Stone’s Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of …

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Investing in Orthodox women’s spiritual leadership

visit from the Honey Foundation

Investing in Orthodox women’s spiritual leadership Ohr Torah Stone is pleased to announce that our five-year Susi Bradfield Women’s Institute of Halakhic Leadership (WIHL) has been awarded a $50,000 grant by the Honey Foundation, to advance the impact of women spiritual leaders in Orthodox communities throughout Israel. In keeping with the Honey Foundation’s mission – …

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WIHL intern to serve Efrat – Jerusalem Post

Courtesy of Kruter Photography

“Orthodox woman appointed to serve as communal spiritual leader in Efrat” Efrat’s municipal chief rabbi Shlomo Riskin selects Dr. Jennie Rosenfeld in what is perhaps the first appointment of its kind in Israel in the Orthodox world By JEREMY SHARON 01/18/2015 Click here to read the article on the Jerusalem Post website The settlement of …

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