The decision to come to Migdal Oz is a decision to become part of a warm, vibrant community of bogrot (alumnae), who continue to stay connected to each other and to the beit midrash long after their shana ba’aretz.
In this special community, you will find deep friendships and conversations of relevance to your ever-developing religious world. There are active alumnae communities on college campuses across the US and Israel, as well as numerous alumni events throughout the year. Beit Midrash staff visits the United States multiple times a year and meets and learns with bogrot on their college campuses. There is Migdal Oz style selichot in Teaneck every Elul, and a yearly bogrot chul shabbaton in Teaneck with Rabbanit Esit, Racheli, and Rabbanit Shayna. There are also various shiruim given in New York by Yeshivat Har Etzion and Migdal Oz teachers throughout the year.
For the alumnae who choose to stay in Israel, there is a yearly bogrot chul ba’aretz shabbaton, and special bogrot shiurim in English every few weeks throughout the country. Aside from this, bogrot are always welcome back in the beit midrash, whether for an afternoon or to stay overnight for several days. Bogrot often study in Migdal Oz for Zman Elul before college begins in Israel, or for Zman Kayitz after college ends in America. Additionally, there are countless once a week learning programs that all bogrot are invited to join throughout the year. Our beit midrash is always open to alumne and many enjoy returning for shababtot, selichot, Yom Kippur, Hakafot Shniyot, Purim, Yom Haatzmaut and Shavuot.