The Oro Shel Adam Shabbos Experience has returned in full swing! After giving birth to a baby girl and then making a month long bat-mitzvah celebration for our eldest daughter, Rebbetzin Batya Miller has returned to cook shabbos for ten. We hosted a group of guys from
The first story of ויצא, Yaakov’s departure from E”Y, is teaching us fundamental principles about Tefilla. Already from the second pasuk in the parsha the Torah states, .”ויפגע במקום”” Yaakov encountered the place.” Rashi expounds, that the word ויפגע connotes Tefilla. What are we learning about the
With great joy and excitement, we share that we will be welcoming a new Sefer Torah to the community the fifth day of Chanuka, כט כסליו, Thursday, December 29th. This project began two and half years ago and we will joyously celebrate its completion in the coming
The yearly Oro Shel Adam Rosh Hashana care packages to IDF Soldiers and Chayalim Bodedim has been launched! Since I returned back from my trip to the USA, much effort has been placed into reaching out to Lone Soldiers in order to give them some home baked
As we usher in year #4 of official Oro Shel Adam activity, things in the program and in or community are as good as ever. In addition to other smaller shabbatonim and programs, the highlight of the summer was our massive yearly BBQ for Olim in Gan
This past week we welcomed Bezalel Ben-Zion to the Oro Shel Adam yeshiva. He made Aliyah a few years ago and was looking for a Torah learning opportunity and a warm Israeli/Anglo community in the Jerusalem area. Adam and our program was the perfect fit for him!
It took us a bit over two years but the vision of creating a unique yeshiva program for Olim is materializing! As we speak, we have three guys learning Torah in our Beit Midrash and a fourth making Aliyah from PHILADELPHIA to our dorms this coming week.
With the tragedies and terror attacks all around us and very painful (especially the attack which occurred outside of Adam), we need to also celebrate the blessing of living in Israel! In honor of the first Jew who made Aliyah (Parshat Lech-Licha), Avraham Avinu, we celebrated our own
Once on Simchas Torah the Kutzker Rebbe, Rav Menachem Mendal, saw the Chasidim wildly celebrating (I give us a bracha that we should err on excessive simcha and not be saying to ourselves “when is this thing going to end”) and commented, “What’s all of the fuss for!?
We read in Parshat Nitzavim of the entirety of Am Yisrael standing together in Brit. This powerful image, year in and year out, prepares us to stand together on Rosh Hashana. We no doubt, stand together with our family and community in the most literal way as