Women's Leadership
Matmidot Scholar Bruria Spraragen

Learning, Teaching, Leading and Now – Writing Midreshet Lindenbaum has always been a pioneer in the world of women’s seminary studies, both in terms of Torah scholarship and in terms of Torah leadership.  With the recent publication of a Torah Journal by the program’s Matmidot Scholars, the school has also included writing in its impressive …

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WIHL fellows in the beit midrash

OTS Launches New International Halakha Scholars Program The COVID-19 pandemic exposed the many areas in which Orthodox Jewish women craved the spiritual guidance and support of other women. Chani’s father died from COVID-19 at the very beginning of the pandemic and while the rabbi of her Modern Orthodox synagogue guided her regarding the various mourning …

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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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Flier announcing Matmidot Scholars

Midreshet Lindenbaum Announces MATMIDOT: a new initiative for students interested in further advancing their learning, chesed opportunities and leadership skills. “Midreshet Lindenbaum’s Overseas Program provides extraordinary opportunities to all students for acquiring learning and leadership skills, spiritual growth and Israel immersion,” says its Rosh Midrasha, Rabbanit Sally Mayer.  “We initiated the MATMIDOT endeavor to allow select …

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Rabbanit Sally being interviewed by Nachum Segal

Nachum Segal welcomed Rabbanit Sally Mayer, Rosh Midrasha of Midreshet Lindenbaum‘s Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program, to discuss Jewish education, scholarship and leadership for women in Israel and all that OTS is doing to further these endeavors. “Our goal is to give our students the chance to learn Torah on a very deep level …

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