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Infertility Awareness Shabbat

Nishmat’s Yoatzot Halacha are proud to partner in Yesh Tikva’s Annual Infertility Awareness Shabbat. Many Yoatzot Halacha around Israel, the United States and Canada will be giving related shiurim in their respective communities. Read More

Dear Yoetzet Podcast Episode #11

Dear Yoetzet Podcast Episode #11

Peri-menopause and menopause can be confusing stages of the life cycle, and they don’t always get too much airtime or attention. In this episode of Dear Yoetzet, in which Yoetzet Halacha Lisa Septimus interviews menopause expert Dr. Avigayil Rapp, you will certainly learn something new about menopause and about how Taharat Hamishpacha observance interplays with… Read More

Keren Ariel Institute Graduates 10 New Yoatzot Halacha

Keren Ariel Institute Graduates 10 New Yoatzot Halacha

On March 5th, the 13th cohort of Yoatzot Halacha graduated from the Keren Ariel program at Nishmat.These ten women invested two and half years to intensive study of halacha, along with the medical and mental health components that are so critical to know when answering Taharat Hamishpacha questions.Their joining the ranks brings the total number… Read More

Episode #10 of Dear Yoetzet Podcast

Episode #10 of Dear Yoetzet Podcast

In traditional Kallah classes, it is often emphasized that bathing is a crucial part of preparing for the Mikveh. However, certain situations, such as the unavailability of a bath or external circumstances like the Covid pandemic and specific conditions in Israel, can make bathing at the Mikveh challenging or unsafe. These scenarios raise important questions… Read More

Episode #9 of Dear Yoetzet Podcast

Episode #9 of Dear Yoetzet Podcast

We know that while right now, we as a nation are very focused on the war in Israel, individuals and couples are still experiencing normal struggles of life, sometimes even exacerbated by the current situation. In that light, we share this episode, in which Yoetzet Halacha Lisa Septimus interviews Rabbi Yosef Blau, discussing some very… Read More

Me’Afeila l’Ora 24-hour Virtual Torah Learning Event

Me’Afeila l’Ora 24-hour Virtual Torah Learning Event

Every day, we are praying for the release of our captives and the safety of the IDF.In addition to the myriad acts of chesed we are performing and the meaningful initiatives in their merit, we invite you to join Nishmat in a 24 hour day of Torah learning.While we fervently hope our captives will be free by then,… Read More

Episode #8 of Dear Yoetzet Podcast

Episode #8 of Dear Yoetzet Podcast

As the war in Israel rages on, questions Yoatzot are receiving range from the relatively mundane and typical niddah questions to extremely weighty ones. But, even when answering the seemingly more mundane and typical questions, there is so much beneath the surface. Join Yoetzet Halacha Lisa Septimus as she interviews Yoetzet Halacha Michal Roness, who… Read More

Episode #7 of Dear Yoetzet Podcast

Episode #7 of Dear Yoetzet Podcast

Have you wondered if it’s ok from a halachic perspective to skip your period using hormonal IUDs or OCPs? What about a hashkafic perspective? What if you experience light staining every month, but don’t get a full period—does that put you into niddah? Join Yoetzet Halacha Lisa Septimus as she and guest Rabbi Assaf Bednarsh,… Read More

Episode #6 of Dear Yoetzet Podcast

Episode #6 of Dear Yoetzet Podcast

Join Yoetzet Halacha Lisa Septimus as she and guest Yoetzet Halacha Shayna Goldberg discuss navigating complicated parenting issues and conversations, particularly around intimate touch and relationships. Read More

AFN Gala

AFN Gala

Supporters of Nishmat gathered in New York City on June 7th to pay tribute to this year’s honorees Sandy and Jerry Seligsohn, Rose Gerszberg, Linda Goldenberg Mayman, and MGC Award Recipient Yoetzet Halacha Dr. Julia Baruch and to celebrate the wonderful institution that is Nishmat. Read More

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