Posted on January 9, 2014 by Max Einsohn
Two years ago I had the pleasure of learning Talmud in my hometown of Dallas, Texas (yes there are Jews in Texas) in the stale social hall of my childhood congregation Temple Emanu-El. Led by Rabbi David Stern, our weekly 7:30 am Talmud class met, eager to engage with this mystifying Jewish source. The pages Continue Reading »
Posted on December 28, 2013 by Emma Sevitz
From my blog: A few weeks ago, an actress came to Pardes to do a kind of skit, stereotyping Four Faces of Israel, or four different people that one will inevitably encounter in Israel. She portrayed the narratives of a Haredi woman, a settler, a kibbutznik and an Arab woman. Somehow, every experience that I have, Continue Reading »
Posted on December 26, 2013 by Dorielle Parker
Posted on December 15, 2013 by Elana Shilling
Posted on December 15, 2013 by Sara Spanjer
On Monday, December 9, one of our fellow students, Nataliya Naydorf, celebrated her Bat Mitzvah at Robinson’s Arch. Despite the cold weather and wet ground, we were all warm listening to Nataliya read beautifully from the Torah, and her meaningful and well written D’var Torah on Parshat Vayechi. Nataliya is, beyond question, a role model Continue Reading »
Posted on December 6, 2013 by Elana Shilling
Better late than never!
Posted on December 4, 2013 by Elana Shilling
Posted on December 3, 2013 by Elana Shilling
Posted on December 2, 2013 by Elana Shilling
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Posted on December 2, 2013 by Emma Sevitz
From my blog: A video produced by The Sderot Media Center. If you watched the video, you will see that it has been edited and the events don’t occur exactly in that sequence. However, from what I heard today, the experience is not so far from the scene depicted in the video. Today, as a Continue Reading »