Nishmat Blog

Trailblazing womens educator to light Independence Day torch

Rabbanit Chana Henkin, founder of program to train female halachic advisers, heads the list of 14 chosen for May ceremony BY TIMES OF ISRAEL STAFF April 19, 2017, 7:33 ...

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Learn the laws of Bishul on Shabbat

Learn the laws of Bishul on Shabbat - With Rav Binyamin Miller Sunday and Thursday's 3:30 - 5:30 (ask about the classes in Jewish Philosophy that take place from 2:30 - ...

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Mazal Tov to our Alumnae & Staff - March & April 2017

Mazal Tov to Yoetzet Halacha Dr. Deena Zimmerman Director of Yoatzot.org on the Engagement of her son Yosef Zimmerman to Tal Mulai. Mazel tov Atara Goldschmit (Judaic Educators ...

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Expanding Horizons for South American Young Women

"Having an open conversation in Spanish about sensitive personal matters was incredibly affirming," said Luna Kadycz, one of five Argentinian young women studying Torah in the ...

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Behind The Mask: Nishmat Alumna Leads Identity Seminar

For the last three years, Nishmat Ethiopian Women (N.E.W.) program alumna Bat El Edrigo has been a madricha (counselor) for Nishmat's Identity Seminars on Wheels, a program that promotes ...

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Nishmat student, Allison Alt featured in the Jerusalem Post Aliyah Stories

Aliyah Stories: Embracing the Challenge   Published in The Jerusalem Post BY ABIGAIL KLEIN LEICHMAN MARCH 2, 2017  When Alison Alt learned ...

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Hotline for Womens Questions on Halacha-Jewish Law More Accessible Than Ever

NEW! Extended Hours for American Women Nishmat’s Golda Koschitzky Women’s Halachic Hotline (1-877-YOETZET) – which assists Jewish women seeking woman-to-woman advice on personal ...

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Mazal Tov to our Alumnae & Staff - January - Febuary 2017

Mazal Tov to Maura Shaykin on the Bat Mitzvah of her daughter Mazal Tov to Adina Fredman on the birth of a grandson Mazal Tov to Yoetzet Halacha Ilana Elzufon on her daughter Raizel's ...

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