Posted on May 7, 2012 by Cheryl Stone
Yesterday, our community took a trip to Gush Etzion, and traveled down the Way of the Patriachs. Afterwards, I put a bunch of photos from the tiyul to music… enjoy! 🙂
Posted on May 5, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
Bible Raps has linked to our blog! Sweet! Also, check out this Bible Raps video – they’re offering the MP3 for free!
Posted on April 30, 2012 by Lauren Schuchart
From my blog: Last week was Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day. This day had special significance this year because of my recent trip to Poland. I had the honor and privilege of speaking at Pardes on behalf of the group of students who went on the trip. I shared an excerpt from this blog, Continue Reading »
Posted on April 24, 2012 by Leah Stern
My life in Israel this year has been amazing. I’ve been so lucky to make new friends, learn new things, and experience everything that is Israel. Most of my day is spent at Pardes, where I’ve had to opportunity to learn with faculty and peers about everything Jewish, from the tefillot in the siddur to Continue Reading »
Posted on April 23, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
We showed the first of these videos at community breakfast this morning. The 2nd, “Israel in Action” has more footage of the actual fighting.
Posted on April 22, 2012 by Derek Kwait
This is the time of year for family. Last week, when Shabbat directly followed the last day of Pesach, creating a rare 8-day Passover in Israel, Friday afternoon, I was kindly invited over the home of a local family. The Mr. and the Mrs. were born in America, but each have been here for well Continue Reading »
Posted on April 19, 2012 by Derek Kwait
I had no relatives in the Holocaust, but I did have “Uncle” Bob Mendler. Uncle Bob’s family was my Mom’s family’s best friends in her native Latrobe, PA’s tiny Jewish community, and his wife was a cousin of my Grandmother on my father’s side. As the video documents, he used to lecture on his experiences in Continue Reading »
Posted on April 19, 2012 by Barer
Andrew Lustig’s latest poem, performed in Pardes in honor of Yom HaShoah
Posted on April 17, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
Awesome music video made by Sam Rotenberg & Andrew Lustig – they played this for the community during the Pardes Purim spiel this year! Check it out!
Posted on April 8, 2012 by Emma Sevitz
Before Purim, alum Matt Bar (Year ’07-’08, Fellow ’08-’09) of BIBLE RAPS fame visited us at Pardes (and he stayed for the Purim spiel)! We videotaped him rapping for us during community lunch: We also got to talk with him about why he tries to visit Pardes regularly, and got him to share some thoughts Continue Reading »