These and Those

Musings from Students of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem

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Stuffed Cabbage Casserole

Posted on September 21, 2010 by Chef David

In response to a number of requests for the recipe for the Stuffed Cabbage Casserole served today at Community Lunch, I am venturing into the unknown (for me at least!) world of blogging as a means of providing the recipe to those interested. I hope to use this medium in the future to post more Continue Reading »

Pardes Sukkah Building Days 3 & 4 Completion!!

Posted on September 21, 2010 by Bookie

A HUGE thank you to everybody to helped build the Pardes Sukkah!! It is absolutely beautiful!! Now we will be able to celebrate Sukkot as a family! Pardes Sukkah!!!

Pardes Sukkah Building Day 2!

Posted on September 19, 2010 by Bookie

Hello again all you faithful blog follower…I mean followers :), Check out this: Sukkah Building Day 2!! And another huge thank you to everyone who has been hgelping out get our Sukkah built so that the entire community can enjoy a wonderful Sukkot! Also shameless plug for my own blog 🙂 Shameless Plug!! -Bookie

Pardes Sukkah Building 2010!!

Posted on September 18, 2010 by Bookie

This will be a very quick post but a huge shout out to everybody who helped out with the Sukkah Building erev Yom Kippur! Pardes Sukkah 2010!!

Impressions, Poland: Day V, and… Authenticity

Posted on February 16, 2010 by David Bogomolny

This will likely be my final note on the Pardes ’10 Poland Trip. We’ll see. Much of what I’ve reflected upon has been inspired by R. Levi Cooper, and I’m particularly appreciative of his emphasis on the wealth of Eastern European Jewish culture before the Shoah. We spent much of our final day touring the Continue Reading »

[PEP Student] Living in a prayer

Posted on December 13, 2009 by Brenna

Experiencing prayer is one of my favorite things in Israel and Jerusalem in particular. This whole country is a place of prayer. Where else but Israel, would one hear in the beginning of the show “Survivor” one of the secular contestants sing “Modeh Ani” (a prayer praising G-d for returning to life in the morning)? Continue Reading »

On Imperfection

Posted on November 9, 2009 by Mosheh

I just want to say one thing: I love our tradition. The following is commentary, so buckle in. I love our tradition because of the way it normalizes and honors imperfection – the real, as opposed to idealized, experience of our lives. We will start with examples in Halakhah and then move on to our Continue Reading »

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