These and Those

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

Tag Archives: Pardes Center for Jewish Educators (PCJE)

[PEP Student] Pay it Forward!

Posted on October 25, 2010 by Tamara Frankel

As part of our pedagogic training in the Pardes Educators Program (PEP), we are required to teach a 35-minute lesson to our colleagues. We can choose to imagine them as a group of potential day school students or as they are, i.e. as adult learners in Pardes.   A few weeks ago, it was my Continue Reading »

[PEP Student] Poland Trip: Cheryl’s Poem

Posted on February 11, 2010 by Emma Sevitz

A poem inspired by the 2010 Pardes Poland trip by Cheryl Stone: MAJDANEK Breathe deeply my dear   Breathe We have long since been forgotten   Breathe They will not remember The guard tower watches over us   Protecting The city pulses nearby But we are already dead   Breathe The light brushing of blue Continue Reading »

[PEP Student] Living History vs Reliving History

Posted on January 25, 2010 by Phil

A brief explanation. As David pointed out already, the Poland trip was filled to the brim with learning , walking, and reacting. Getting back to the hotel at midnight, we were expected up and bright eyed by 5:45. As the days went on, it became increasingly difficult to process our thoughts by the time we 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 »

Welcome to the blog!

Posted on October 27, 2009 by Naomi Adland

Since this is one of the first posts on These and Those, I thought I’d take a minute to introduce the blog, and let you all know what we want this blog to be. Pardes is an amazing place to spend time – whether it’s for a few weeks in the summer, a semester, a Continue Reading »

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