These and Those

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

Tag Archives: Jerusalem

December

Posted on December 21, 2013 by Jessica Baverman

From my blog: Can’t believe it, but December is almost over! We just survived a big snow storm here in Jerusalem last week. You might have heard about it – Jerusalem shut down for a week, and we were stuck inside for a while. It did give Emet and I lots of time to work Continue Reading »

Hillel in the snow.

Posted on December 13, 2013 by Andrea Wiese

There is a very famous story about Hillel, which follows: “Most famous perhaps is the incident which occurred before his rise to leadership, when he was not yet a scholar, but had a burning desire to study Torah. At that time, Torah study was tightly controlled and limited only to those of the highest caliber Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] Snow Day in Jerusalem, Blessings, Curses, and Blessings that Seem like Curses

Posted on December 12, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

From Yishai Paquin’s (Year ’12) blog: Yes, it is snowing in Jerusalem! Yes, for my family and friends in the United States, it gets cold enough to snow in Jerusalem. Yes, it is a blessing. And yes, it may not seem like a blessing but it is. Sure it is really cold, which is tough Continue Reading »

Intention and Repetition

Posted on December 8, 2013 by Itay Zaidenberg

Living in Jerusalem, it’s easy to feel like Israel is abundantly observant. But when I get off the 480 at Tel Aviv’s Arlozorov bus station, I’m immediately reminded, it’s not. And if I didn’t take the 480 so many times that I now recognize several of the bus drivers, I don’t think I would have Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] A Tale of Two Bistros: Gusto Italiano and Pompidou

Posted on November 6, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

X-posted from Foodist Jerusalem, Written by Anna Melman (Year ’05, Fellows ’06) This is a great blog to follow if you’re looking for good food in Jerusalem! In the past month, AB and I had occasion to try two new relative newcomers to the blocks, Gusto Italiano on HaLamed Hey and Pompidou on Emek Refaim. Continue Reading »

Being the face of a movement.

Posted on October 8, 2013 by Andrea Wiese

Check out what I wrote about being the face of Women of the Wall on The Times of Israel Blog.

[Jerusalem Medley] Omar

Posted on October 8, 2013 by Candace Mittel

About Jerusalem Medley Omar We’ve been here in this same location three hundred eighty five years. We came from Jerusalem, we owned a house seven hundred years ago, we still own it, we live upstairs.  I was born and raised upstairs.  The store was closed for eight days during the Six Day War.  In 1967, Continue Reading »

[Jerusalem Medley] Adam

Posted on September 30, 2013 by Candace Mittel

About Jerusalem Medley Adam I want to be a creator.  To do my own stuff.  Write songs, write music.  Ever since I was like fifteen years old I wanted to do this.  I started listening to music that influenced to me in a different way, a more powerful way than before.  Before, okay, music was something. Continue Reading »

Not just once, but four times!

Posted on September 26, 2013 by Andrea Wiese

From my blog: Like any other normal day, I received an email from the synagogue/ beit knesset that I go to every week here in Jerusalem, Mizmor le David. Usually, I delete them because I know the prayer times and have my meals already planned. But with all the chaggim/ holidays, I read through the Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] Pizza and Brew: Bardak

Posted on September 24, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

X-posted from Foodist Jerusalem, Written by Anna Melman (Year ’05, Fellows ’06) This is a great blog to follow if you’re looking for good food in Jerusalem! AB and I decided to check out Bardak, one of the newest eateries on the Jerusalem culinary scene. Located on the corner of Jabotinsky and Keren HaYesod and Continue Reading »

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