Matan Women's Institute for Torah Studies

Birkot HaTorah and the Churban: Lessons for today’s Jewish classrooms

This month's essay is by Rachel (Immerman) Glickman who has a B.A. from YU and an M.A. from Azrieli Grad. School, both in Jewish Education. This year Rachel is a fellow in Matan's Bellows Eshkolot Institute for Tanakh and Jewish Studies. , 7/25/2017, 3:46 PM

The new month of Shvat: Not just dried fruits on Tu B'Shvat

By Shulie Mishkin, M.A. a licensed tour guide and a graduate of Matan's Beit Midrash Program. Shuli coordinates the Matan Summer Experience as well as the tours for the Matan "Learning and Touring" courses in English and Hebrew during the year., 1/30/2017, 9:03 AM

Rosh Chodesh Tevet Essay: From darkness to light

This month's essay is by Rabbanit Malka Bina Rabbanit Malke Bina, Chancellor and Director of Matan; winner of Hadassah Prize; Honorary Doctorate from Yeshiva University; Emunah Woman of the Year; Nefesh B'Nefesh Bonei Zion Prize., 12/30/2016, 8:38 AM

Rosh Chodesh Cheshvan Essay: For a blessing and not as a curse

The essay is by Rebecca Linzer, who teaches Talmud in Matan Hasharon and is currently a student in the Morot L'Halakha Program, which seeks to create a pool of female leaders and teachers who are learned and versed in broad areas of halakha. , 11/1/2016, 6:51 PM

Rosh Chodesh Adar Essay: When Adar arrives we increase our happiness

This month's essay is by Oshra Koren, director of Matan HaSharon and developer of the Matan Mother-Daughter Bat Mitzvah program., 3/10/2016, 11:57 PM

The Story of the Sale of Joseph, a Central Yom Kippur Service Motif

This Dvar Torah is by Dr. Avigail Rock, senior lecturer at Matan., 9/21/2015, 8:23 AM

Rosh Chodesh Sivan Torah Essay: Truth and Time

This month's essay is by Tanya White, a teacher at Matan HaSharon. Its full title is "The Process of Truth and the Impact of Time.", 5/19/2015, 2:47 PM

Rosh Chodesh Nisan Torah Essay: Pesach, Rosh Hashana of Emunah

This article is by Dr. Dodi Fishman Tobin, Director of Matan Bet Shemesh and coordinator of the Matan Advanced Tanach Summer Institute., 3/22/2015, 8:26 AM