Posted on January 9, 2015 by Elana Shilling
As I write this D’var Torah, it is nearly noon on Wednesday January 7th. A storm is coming… Pardes and the rest of Jerusalem educational institutions are closed. The roads in and out of Jerusalem have been closed in anticipation of motorists getting stuck. Emergency vehicles are on standby as are 150 snowplows.
Posted on July 11, 2014 by Elana Shilling
Dear incoming Pardes students nervously biting your fingernails while watching rockets fly on their TV screens, I won’t lie. Israel is at war. Rockets are terrorizing the country and ground troops are waiting for the okay to enter Gaza. It’s a tense time for Israel. That being said, this morning I woke up to my Continue Reading »
Posted on May 1, 2014 by Elana Shilling
The omer is my least favourite time of year. Partly because of how all the clean-cut men in the world suddenly become scraggly and foreign looking and also partly because of the mournful tone of the month. Mostly however, the omer is a terrible time of year for me because of the sheer amount of Continue Reading »
Posted on December 15, 2013 by Elana Shilling
Posted on December 6, 2013 by Elana Shilling
Better late than never!
Posted on December 4, 2013 by Elana Shilling
Posted on December 3, 2013 by Elana Shilling
Posted on December 2, 2013 by Elana Shilling
See previous episodes here.
Posted on November 30, 2013 by Elana Shilling
Here are the first 3 videos from my new Youtube channel “Living with Jewishness”: Hanukkah, Day 1:
Posted on November 20, 2013 by Elana Shilling