Nishmat Blog

New Year Brings Most Students Ever. Every Seat Taken! Dorms Filled!

Having just met their new roommates and settled into the dorm, 200 full-time students gathered in Nishmat’s beit midrash to begin their academic year. Addressing the diverse student body, ...

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Record 60 Sherut Leumi Veterans Choose Nishmat

Sixty young women who served in Sherut Leumi (National Service) or the IDF, enrolled in Nishmat this fall. That’s a 30 percent increase over two years ago! These students bring serious life ...

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Rosh Hashana Message form Rabbanit Chana Henkin

Rosh Hashana Message form Rabbanit Chana Henkin

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Livecycle events to our Alumnae & Staff - September 2017

  Mazel Tov to Nishmat Board Chair Stuart and Dr. Claire Hershkowitz on the marriage of their son Amitai to Isca  Mazel Tov to Nishmat Board Member Dan and Yoetzet Halacha Jocelyn ...

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New Bekiut learning program for all the students of the Midrasha

Today! (Rosh Chodesh Elul) we are beginning our new Bekiut learning program for all the students of the Midrasha. Until now 106 alumnae from Shiur Aleph, Maayan, Tochnit Alisa, Shana ...

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Glaubach Centers New Webinar: OU Campus Educators Learn to Teach Brides

Fourteen women, all Jewish educators on American college campuses, just completed a new 15-session webinar qualifying them as kallah teachers (who teach brides Jewish-law’s ...

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JUNE COMMENCEMENTS Nine Women Honored. First in Their Families to Graduate College.

“Nishmat not only gave me a deep understanding of my cultural heritage and pride in my identity, it gave me academic and life skills to succeed at college and maintain top grades. I expect ...

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32 Shana BaAretz Students Choose Their Paths

Of 32 Class of ’17 Shana Ba’Aretz (SBA) post-high school students, four signed up to serve in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Three will spend the next year as volunteers in ...

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Mazal Tov to our Alumnae & Staff - May & June 2017

Mazel Tov to Associate Dean, Yoetzet Halacha Noa and HaRav Benny Lau on the engagement of their son Netzar to Tahal. Mazel Tov to Simmi (Director of Canadian Friends of ...

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"I would like to see changes occurring in ways that will not tear us apart, said Rabbanit Henkin speaking at a panel on Women and Halacha in London last week.

Partnership minyanim 'enhance Judaism' President of Bar-Ilan University’s Institute of Advanced Torah Studies spoke in favour of the ordination of women at debate in London last ...

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