These and Those

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

Archive: May 2012

Bible Raps links to These&Those!

Posted on May 5, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Bible Raps has linked to our blog! Sweet! Also, check out this Bible Raps video – they’re offering the MP3 for free!

For Your Viewing Pleasure

Posted on April 23, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

We showed the first of these videos at community breakfast this morning. The 2nd, “Israel in Action” has more footage of the actual fighting.

Ta Shma!

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

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!

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Pesach 8th Day & Parshat Shemini

Posted on April 11, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Rabbi David Levin Kruss shares two back-to-back podcast lessons with us this week: 5772 — Pesach 8th Day: Messianism Today. DLK discusses Messianism, a theme of the Haftorah for the eighth day of Pesach celebrated outside of Israel. Click here for the handout. 5772 — Shemini: Strange Fire. Click here for the handout.

Bible Raps at Pardes

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

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 »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Two Passover Podcasts

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

The Passover seder was last night, but these two podcasts from last week are still worth checking out: Does it Matter How we Eat the Matza on Seder Night? Preparing for the Moment – by Tovah Leah Nachmani 5772 — Pesach: Slavery and Freedom – by Rav Meir Schweiger

It Happened

Posted on March 30, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Thanks to Bible Raps for highlighting the new blog of Pardes Kollel student AdAm Meyer! *Click*on his pic below!  

Photo from ’12 Golan tiyul

Posted on March 30, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Passover Rhapsody from Aish

Posted on March 28, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Cute video for Passover:

[Alumni Guest Post] The Tav Pledge: A slice of social justice

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

Alum Katie Greenberg asked us to repost her article about the Tav Chevrati from THE TIMES OF ISRAEL here on These&Those: When I came to Jerusalem three years ago to study at the Pardes Institute of Jewish studies, I was returning to a familiar city. Unlike many of my classmates I had lived in Jerusalem Continue Reading »