Tags Tags

Rabbi Kenneth Brander

News and updates about Rabbi Kenneth Brander

The blessing for eating Chametz on Pesach

I always wondered what God was doing during the Seder at Bergen-Belsen when the Chief Rabbi of Rotterdam instructed Jews to eat chametz.

The blessing for eating Chametz on Pesach

Pesach in S’dom? Responding to Abuse

The first Passover experience doesn’t happen in Egypt, but happens actually in S’dom. There are, however, similarities.

Pesach in S’dom? Responding to Abuse

Rabbi Kenneth Brander: Helping Agunot and spreading the light of Purim

Rabbi Kenneth Brander, President and Rosh HaYeshiva of Ohr Torah Stone, comes to the Arutz Sheva studio to discuss two important initiatives

Helping Agunot and spreading the light of Purimplayer

Why is Rachel the most beloved Matriarch?”

Why is it that Rachel has attained such a unique place in the Jewish People’s collective consciousness?

Why is Rachel the most beloved Matriarch?”

Horrific alleged gang-rape calls for a moral accounting

The pain of the victim of this senseless act of violence is a pain which every one of us must feel. Opinion.

Horrific alleged gang-rape calls for a moral accounting

Parsha and Purpose: Learning from our mistakes; defeating a pandemic

The Rambam's lesson from our parasha is that learning from our retreats is an integral part of humanity’s zig-zagging journey forward.

Learning from our mistakes; defeating a pandemic

The song doesn’t remain the same: How each generation connects with God differently

The symbolism in the trumpets of Parashat Beha'alotcha (Diaspora).

Each generation connects with God differently

“Renewing our Vows” with God

As we journey through this age of corona, we must remind ourselves of an opportunity even during tragedy to renew our relationship with God.

“Renewing our Vows” with Godplayer

Planting seeds: Changing ourselves and the world

There is a fascinating law that shares with us a difference in mindsets, a difference between Shabbat and the sabbatical year.

Planting seeds: Changing ourselves and the world

Finding light amidst the darkness

The most well known epidemic in Jewish history is the one that killed 24,000 of Rabbi Akiva's students. Almost impossible to imagine.

Finding light amidst the darkness

Orthodox rabbi blasts gay conversion therapy

'Peddling false promises.' Dean of Ohr Torah Stone and former Yeshiva University VP Rabbi Kenneth Brander blasts conversion therapy.

Orthodox rabbi blasts gay conversion therapy

Ohr Torah Stone inaugurates Rabbi Kenneth Brander

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin passes leadership of Ohr Torah Stone movement he founded to Rabbi Dr. Kenneth Brander

Ohr Torah Stone inaugurates Rabbi Kenneth Brander

Post-Holocaust suitcase comes to Israel

Rabbi Kenneth Brander describes making Aliyah with suitcase his parents took from DP camp after the Holocaust.

Post-Holocaust suitcase comes to Israelplayer

Ohr Torah Stone appoints new leader

Yeshiva University’s Rabbi Dr. Brander to head organization.

Ohr Torah Stone appoints new leader