Machon Siach empowers teachers to be thought leaders through meaningful exploration of topics in Modern Orthodox education.

Faculty Beit MidrashOur Faculty Beit Midrash provides opportunities for practical and collaborative learning on important issues in these areas of Jewish education.

Educational ProjectsFaculty learning and writing serve as the basis for practical and action research projects in Jewish education.

Community ProgramsOur programs are designed to include parents and young adults in the conversations generated by our faculty work and action research.

Belda Kaufman Lindenbaum z”l

Our Legacy

Machon Siach is named in loving memory of Belda Kaufman Lindenbaum z”l, an advocate for serious women’s learning, addressing the plight for agunot, and women’s leadership in the Jewish community.

Read about her life and her legacy →

Upcoming Events

March 4, 2024

Close Encounters of the Theological Kind: Jews and Non-Jews – Makom B’Siach Cohort 7 Session 6

In this session we will engage with the various theological and practical implications of chosenness and its impact on our (communal and individual) approaches to other religions and what it means to cultivate a posture of curiosity and humility towards others while remaining loyal to our tradition.
April 1, 2024

Navigating Halakha with a Moral Compass: The Relationship Between Ethics and Law in Modern Orthodoxy – Makom B’Siach Cohort 7 Session 7

In this class we will explore the relationship between law, halakha, and ethics in Judaism and consider how we navigate apparent competing values between the two as we try to cultivate fealty to halakha with a strong moral compass.