What is the Meshivat Nefesh project? The Meshivat Nefesh project aims to provide women and girls with an attentive female ear and responder to tailor a response to their questions, a response they couldn’t always get in other ways. What prompted this idea? Women and girls of various ages feel the need to take counsel […]
Beit Hillel — Attentive Spiritual Leadership invites you to our first inaugural Shabbaton Contemporary Challenges facing Modern Orthodoxy in Israel and the Diaspora. The 4-day event, Contemporary Challenges facing Modern Orthodoxy in Israel and the Diaspora, will take place in Los Angeles, California, from May 8-11 (Parshat Emor). The Shabbaton is in cooperation with: and […]
The Beit Hillel rabbinic organization has initiated a public campaign within the religious communities to encourage bar mitzvah celebrations in synagogues across the country for children with mental disabilities and developmental issues. For years, Orthodox synagogues in Israel rarely offered disabled children the opportunity to enjoy a bar mitzvah celebration. Now, Beit Hillel wants to […]
Soon after October’s Shabbat Israelit we published a post with some of the preliminary results and responses. We have now compiled a more detailed analyze of this amazing event – download the 16-page PDF “Review of Shabbat Israelit 5775/2014” and see the details of all of the events, activities, and responses. Want to see more […]
This past weekend, we celebrated the Second Annual Shabbat Israelit, and the reviews are in from among those who participated: it was a massive success! The goal of Shabbat Israelit is to connect different sectors of Israeli society through the medium of Shabbat dinner: to get to know one another, to learn from one another, […]
In anticipation of the upcoming Shabbat Israelit, we have been asked by many people – especially those living in all-religious communities – about inviting guests for Shabbat dinner, if they know that those guests will drive home after the meal. This is a question that the Beit Hillel Beit Midrash Hilchati has dealt with in […]
Shabbat Israelit is Back!!! A year ago we turned the vision into reality. It all started a seemingly simple idea: to have a joint dinner on Shabbat of families from different backgrounds – religious, secular or traditional. We at Beit Hillel believe so strongly that this connection is indispensable, we decided to initiate the project […]
We are not the only ones going to have a Shabbat Israelit on Shabbat Parshat Noach – It is going to be a special Shabbat all around the world !! You Might Also Like: Did you enjoy this post? Please click on the buttons below to share with your friends!
As the new year draws closer, we enter into a period of personal and national Cheshbon Hanefesh (spiritual accounting) during an extraordinary time in Jewish history. In response to a traumatic summer of heightened international anti-Semitism and a war for Israel’s existence that seemed never ending, Israeli society experienced an unprecedented level of solidarity and […]
If you haven’t done so already, download a copy of Beit Hillel’s latest English Torah Journal. This edition includes the following articles: You Might Also Like: Did you enjoy this post? Please click on the buttons below to share with your friends!
The results of the comprehensive survey of Religious Zionism that we commissioned earlier this year have been tabulated, evaluated, and organized into a graphic format. The results are quite extensive – you can view the survey results or download the PDF file (right click on the link and choose “Save link as…”). You Might Also […]
The second annual Beit Hillel Public Council Conference was held last week at the Poriyah hostel near Tiberias. The conference was attended by about 80 rabbis, rabbaniyot, businessmen, public figures and spiritual partners of Beit Hillel’s public council. Throughout the day, in-depth discussions were held about the future directions of Beit Hillel in light of […]
Beit Hillel is proud to be a partner of the Global Day of Conflict for the Sake of Heaven, today the 9th of Adar. This program is the brainchild of the Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution (PCJCR) and represents a global attempt to manage conflicts in a constructive and cooperative spirit . About […]
This week, we are launching a comprehensive, first-of-its-kind survey examining the sociological and ideological composition of contemporary Religious Zionism. The survey will be administered by the Strativity Group from the U.S., whose clients include The New York Times, Mercedes, and Walmart. The survey is being conducted online, in order to allow Jews all over the […]
THIS WEEK – A unique opportunity to support Beit Hillel’s courageous halachic leadership in Israel! This coming Tuesday, December 31, an historic event will be taking place: “Giving Tuesday Israel,” which is shaping up to be the single largest day of giving in the history of the State of Israel. On Giving Tuesday Israel, your […]