Intergenerational learning

Midreshet Lindenbaum enables mothers to participate in their daughters’ Israel experience.

By HANNAH KATSMAN
January 26, 2017 15:28
Midreshet Lindenbaum

Mother-and-daughter team Rachel and Jo Hochhauser at Midreshet Lindenbaum. (photo credit: HANNAH KATSMAN)

When parents from overseas visit their children studying in one of the many post-high-school programs in Israel, they take them out to dinner, or maybe to Eilat.

But the leadership of the Maria and Joel Finkle Overseas Program at Midreshet Lindenbaum, part of the Ohr Torah Stone network, decided to flip that around. Instead of mothers taking their daughters out of school, Midreshet Lindenbaum – located in a modern, elegant building in Jerusalem’s Talpiot neighborhood – invited them to a sixday program on campus, to fully participate in their daughters’ Israel experience.

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