This year's CTL CHAZAK projects:
Chotam Women's Beit Midrash
The Chotam Summer Beit Midrash Program for Women, under the auspices of Rav Yosef Tzvi Rimon is located in the Sephardi Shul of Alon Shevut. For the third year running, the program received a significant boost from five Migdal Oz students and alumnae who, as part of a CTL Fellowship, learnt full-time in the Beit Midrash. Read More.
Based in Jerusalem, Keshet is a unique school for students from religious and irreligious families. With the help of CTL, Nadav Eshel '09H, an alumnus of Keshet now studying in Yeshivat Har Etzion, has spearheaded an initiative to strengthen Torah learning for members of his old school. Read More.
CTL is proud to support "Garinei Ayala", an educational initiative of Migdal Oz alumna Tamar (Manzura) Gigi (MO 5766). Garinei Ayala aim to provide key skills and support for 16-18 year-old girls from weak socio-economic backgrounds who do not belong do any youth movement or framework. Read More.
Women's Learning Fellowship in Penn
CTL is proud to support this women's learning initiative, brought to our attention by Migdal Oz alumna, Ricki Notis. The Orthodox Community at Penn (OCP) is the home-base for many Orthodox students at Penn, providing a religious environment and social support network. One important facet of the community is the Torah learning it enables and inspires. Read more.
Netivot Women's Beit Midrash
The exciting phenomenon of new learning opportunities being created for women has been a growing trend in recent years. However, for women living far away from major population centers such as Yerushalayim, Gush Etzion and Ra'anana, such opportunities are either very limited or involve traveling long distances, which does not always fit in with work, studying or family schedules. Read more.
Likrat Shabbat in Migdal Oz
Every Thursday evening, dozens of women from across Gush Etzion and Jerusalem join together with the regular students of the Stella K. Abraham Beit Midrash for Women in Migdal Oz to learn from two leading Torah personalities. Read more.
Achuzat Sarah is a children's home in Bnei Brak for children with exceptionally challenging family situations. For a number of years, students from Yeshivat Har Etzion have traveled in groups to spend Shabbat in the home and this important program is now under the umbrella of CTL. Read more.
Yom Ha'Atzmaut in Tel Aviv
For what has now become an annual CTL event, a busload of Talmidim made their way to Tel Aviv to celebrate Yom HaAtzmaut in the Reishit school. Read more.
Rosh Chodesh Adar Party on Army Base
Over 80 soldiers joined a large group of CTL volunteers to share Divrei Torah, sing and dance together to celebrate the month of Adar. Shana Aleph talmid, Eitan Katlowitz, spoke on behalf of the students. Read more.