70 shlichim from OTS's Straus-Amiel/Beren-Amiel came together in Lausanne

A Thousand Words – March 12, 2023

This week, approximately 70 shlichim from OTS’s Straus-Amiel and Beren-Amiel Emissary Training Institute currently serving as rabbis and educators in communities across Europe came together in Lausanne, Switzerland for a three-day regional conference. The conference kicked off with Straus-Amiel and

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A Thousand Words – July 25, 2022

San Diego; the second largest city in California. A city with incredible sea and desert views, Mexican influences and amazing weather. This week, the city got a boost which will make it an even better place to live: Netzach and

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students training for educational and rabbinical shlichut

A Thousand Words – June 20, 2022

Let’s say you are on shlichut in a university campus and you notice that one student’s behavior has changed drastically and that he has also not been eating recently. After a serious conversation with him, you both arrive at the

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Algemeiner – The DNA of a Rabbinical Emissary

The DNA of a Rabbinical Emissary Rabbi Nir and Andy Koren, June 8, 2022 Nations, just like individuals, possess a certain genetic makeup that defines their behavior, growth, and progress. For the nation of Israel (i.e., the Jewish people), and

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A Thousand Words – May 16, 2022

About half a year ago, the Beren-Amiel and Straus-Amiel Emissary Institute hung a huge corkboard map of the world on one of the walls of their office, exhibiting all of the Jewish communities across the globe where their 266 educational

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Arutz 7 – Refugees Remember the Fallen

Refugees Remember the Fallen A special Yom Hazikaron ceremony was held in the Jewish community of the city of Lodz, Poland, in memory of Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror. Nitzan Kedar, May 4, 2022 As Israel marks Remembrance

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