Posted on March 14, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
We were browsing through the MASA Israel Blog, and found… At the end of last year (2010-11), alum Carla Farson wrote this: In the spring of 2010 I received a Masa grant to study in the Year Program at Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem. By the grace of Masa, I was given the Continue Reading »
Posted on March 4, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
Last Wednesday, some of our Pardes volunteers went out on the annual Yom Iyun shel Chesed (annual Day of Kindness) to organize their food pantry, make sandwiches and prepare dinners as part of the the 300 meals that Ezer Mizion serves every day. It’s a great place to volunteer… and they’re right here in Jerusalem!
Posted on February 29, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
Today is the annual Pardes Yom Iyum shel Chesed – the Day of Kindness in commemoration of Benjamin Blutstein and Marla Bennett. In a few minutes, the entire Pardes community is going out to do service throughout Israel in honor of these two amazing individuals whose lives were cut so short.
Posted on February 22, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
Posted on February 16, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
Posted on February 6, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
Here’s the VIDEO (Rose appears at about 2:15 minutes into it) Now, Rose asks that you please sign the letter.
Posted on January 30, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
by Ruhi Sophia Motzkin Rubenstein I had been studying at the Pardes Institute for a few months last year when I heard a presentation by Dyonna Ginsburg, then director of a small amuta called Bema’aglei Tzedek . She described the situation of the working poor, and particularly contract workers in Israel, the gap between the Continue Reading »
Posted on January 25, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
We see Jaclyn Rubin at Pardes on a regular basis; she studies with R. Elisha Ancselovits, and she’s often chevruta’ing in the beit midrash… but we only recently learned about her new project: PARSHAH PUZZLES for kids! This is really worth a look 🙂
Posted on January 24, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
A quote from a student during the Fellows recruitment meeting yesterday: “Pardes is traditional Judaism’s most loving and honest response to modernity.”
Posted on January 12, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
Pardes student Andrew Lustig performed this piece for the community at the 1st Shabbaton of the year, and we’re very excited that he’s finally made it available online! Thanks, Andrew!