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Parshat Bamidbar – The Book of Ruth: True Love

Parshat Bamidbar – The Book of Ruth: True Love A graduate of OTS’s Claudia Cohen Women Educators Institute, Sharona Hassan serves as Rubissa (Rabbanit) at Sephardic Bikur Holim Congregation in Seattle, Washington, where she also serves as youth director. In

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Julian Sinclair

Parashat Behar-Bechukotai – Give it a Break

Parashat Behar-Bechukotai: Give it a Break Rabbi Yedidya (Julian) Sinclair studied at Yeshivat Hamivtar in 1987, 1989 and 1992-3. His book on Rav Kook’s great work on shmita, “Shabbat Ha’aretz”, will be published by Koren Press in September 2021.  

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Parashat Tazria-Metzora: Eviction Affliction

Parashat Tazria-Metzora: Eviction Affliction Rav Jonathan Bailey attended Yeshivat Hamivtar from 1997-2002 and received his rabbinic ordination through Ohr Torah Stone’s Joseph & Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary from Rav Shlomo Riskin and Rav Chaim Brovender, as well as from Rav

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Rabbi Jeremy Bruce

Pesach and the Search for Personal Freedom

Pesach and the Search for Personal Freedom Rabbi Jeremy Bruce studied at Yeshivat Hamivtar in the years 1991 – 92 and 1996  – 2001. He received his rabbinical ordination from the Joseph and Gwendolyn Straus Rabbinical Seminary in 2001. He

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Shabbat Hagadol: The Truly Great Day

Shabbat Hagadol: The Truly Great Day Ilana Goldstein Saks studied at Midreshet Lindenbaum in 1987-88 and again as part of the Bruriah Scholars program from 1993-1996, and she taught there from 1993-2000.  She has taught at a number of midrashot

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