Yom Yerushalayim

Students at OTS’s Jennie Sapirstein High School for Girls in Ramot, Jerusalem, reach out to the community regularly, volunteering where needed and running activities for local kindergarteners, senior citizens and populations in need of assistance. Yom Yerushalayim was no different; the students celebrated the reunification of Jerusalem by singing, dancing and doing the traditional flags …

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“Observance of Yom Ha’Atzmaut and Yom Yerushalayim” by Rabbi David Brofsky (Senior Faculty Member of Midreshet Lindenbaum)  04/24/2014 In 1949, a year after the establishment of the state of Israel, the Israeli government declared that the fifth of Iyar should be observed as a national holiday. In response, the chief rabbis of Israel, R. Yitzchak HaLevi …

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