Events

Columbus Congregation Torat Emet Learns at Nishmat

Columbus Congregation Torat Emet Learns at Nishmat

Rabbi Howard Zack and Rebbitzen Linda Vlosky Zack, together with members of Congregation Torat Emet in Columbus, Ohio, visited Nishmat this week as part of a Yerushalayim 50 mission to Israel. Participants enjoyed a class in preparation for Shavuot presented by Nishmat Rosh Beit Midrash, Rabbi Da'avid Sperling and learned about Nishmat's flagship Yoatzot Halacha (Women Advisors in Jewish Law) program from Yoetzet Halacha Rabbanit Gilla Rosen and… read more

Video Highlights from our Sigd Celebration

Video Highlights from our Sigd Celebration

Nishmat’s Ethiopian students celebrated the Sigd holiday in November with over 300 peers, family and community members in attendance (including groups of Ethiopian high school students). This year’s production was more moving than ever before, as our students openly and confidently shared their trials and triumphs as Ethiopian-Israelis. Enjoy these video highlights with English subtitles.   read more

Nishmat Graduates 7 new Yoatzot Halacha!

Nishmat Graduates 7 new Yoatzot Halacha!

Almost 200 hundred friends, family, and rabbinic leaders took part in the graduation of the second class of Nishmat’s Miriam Glaubach Center’s U.S. Yoatzot Halacha Fellows Program at Congregation Kehilath Jeshurun (KJ) this October. The seven graduates, Julia Baruch, Rookie Billet, Shira Donath, Shiffy Friedman, Talia Furleiter, Ilana Gadish and Dalia Shulman, studied diligently for… read more

Nishmat Graduates 1st Class in National Mikvah Attendant Training Course

Nishmat Graduates 1st Class in National Mikvah Attendant Training Course

Last Wednesday, in Kiryat Netifim, Nishmat celebrated the graduation of the first class of mikveh attendants in our National Mikvah Attendant Training Program.  Last year, Nishmat won the Ministry of Religious Services' tender to train attendants who operate mikvaot run by Israel's religious councils. Over the next two years, the program aims to provide training… read more

Tikkun Leil Shavuot 5774

Tikkun Leil Shavuot 5774

Nishmat alumnae are invited to join our students this tikkun leil Shavuot.   Shiurim in English (Yechin) Bogrot Shiurim in Hebrew (Boaz) Shiurim in Hebrew (Beit Midrash) Shiurim for Children  (Classroom in the Beit Midrash) 22:45 – 23:15 Karen Goldscheider The Voice of the Torah Rabbi Da'vid Sperling הקדמה לאורות התורה Rabbanit Chana Henkin תיקון… read more

Yemei Iyun B’Halacha – May 20-22

Yemei Iyun B’Halacha – May 20-22

Students & alumnae are invited to attend Nishmat's Annual Yemei Halacha. Please see below for the schedule of English shiurim: Tues, May 20 Wed, May 21 Thurs, May 22 9:45am – 12pm Chevrauta: Yalta – A Woman's Experience in the World of Halacha, from Talmudic Times to Ours. 5:30 – 6:00pm Shiur with Rav Bigman, Rosh… read more