These and Those

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

Archive: June 2012

[Pardes From Jerusalem Podcast] Chukkat 5772: The Sin of Moses and Aaron

Posted on June 29, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

This week, Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy discusses the fatal sins of Moses and Aaron in Parashat Chukkat. Click to listen. Shabbat Shalom!

[Pardes From Jerusalem Podcast] Korach 5772

Posted on June 22, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

In this week’s podcast, Alex Israel, director of the Pardes Summer Program, discusses Parashat Korach. Click to listen. Shabbat Shalom!  

Alumni Spotlight: Jen Taylor Friedman

Posted on June 17, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

As some of you may know, Th&Th loves Pardes alumni blogs! And when we find them, we like linking to them from the side menu of our blog… and sometimes we even get nosy enough to interview our alumni, and spotlight them here in a Th&Th blog post. So it turns out that the soferet Continue Reading »

PEP Cohort 11 Graduation Divrei Torah

Posted on June 15, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Some of our recent PEP graduates posted their graduation speeches (divrei Torah) here on Th&Th… in no particular order: Joanne Loiben, Esther DuBow, Sam Blumberg, R. Julie Gordon, Jessie Gindea, Cheryl Stone, & Daniel Weinreb. Also, here is the video of Cohort 11’s graduation:

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Beha’alotecha 5772 – Why so Short?

Posted on June 7, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Rabbi David Levin-Kruss discusses Parshat Beha’alotecha Click here to listen Source sheets available here. Shabbat Shalom!

[Alumni Guest Post] Encounter: Bringing More Into View

Posted on May 20, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Bruce Shaffer‘s (Pardes Summer ’06, Spring ’11) testimonial about Encounter originally appeared in Boulder Jewish News, March 8, 2012. We reposted to These&Those with his permission. Copyright 2012, Boulder Jewish News. Encounter: Bringing More Into View By Bruce Shaffer on ‍‍March 8, 2012 – 14 Adar 5772 Zoomed in tight, images from the West Bank of Continue Reading »

Musical Cartoon Tour of Jerusalem

Posted on May 20, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

This is beautiful 🙂

We Can Fly Together

Posted on May 16, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Touching video from the One Family Fund right down the street from Pardes in Katamon to support families of terror victims.

[Alumni Guest Post] Celebrating 10,000

Posted on May 9, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Carrie Bornstein (Year Program ’05-’06) serves as the Acting Executive Director of Mayyim Hayyim, and she recently blogged about celebrating the Mikveh’s 10,000th immersion! Mazal Tov to Mayyim Hayyim! Keep up the great work! You can read Carrie’s blog post below, or at the Mayyim Hayyim blog!

Debate: Peter Beinart v. Daniel Gordis

Posted on May 8, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

For those who may not have seen this yet, this debate is absolutely worth watching: