These and Those

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

Archive: November 2011

Meesh & Leora

Posted on November 24, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

Photos of Pardes Mural

Posted on November 22, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

Remember the Pardes Mural?Here are some photos from last Spring…

Breaking News Wave

Posted on November 8, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

This year we are very lucky to have Rabbi Hayim Leiter mentoring us in the Beit Midrash, but we only just found out about his passion for surfing! Check out his most recent dvar Torah at The Jewish Surfer:   Sunday The Rabbi Went Surfing A Surfer’s Vort* Rav Hayim Leiter provides an Etzah* Parashat Continue Reading »

Hunting the Sunset

Posted on November 6, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

Sarai’s Pain and Our Own – Parshat Lech Lecha

Posted on November 6, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

Guest Post: Dvar Torah by Pardes Alumnus Rabbi Peter Stein The Torah is a book that explores what it means to be human.  The Book of Genesis, especially, presents story after story that delves into the pain and joy and messiness of the human condition. In this week’s parshah, we read about Sarai, our ancestor, and Continue Reading »

Bulkas

Posted on November 4, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

Houses from Within – Free tours Nov. 4-5/Big discounts for students at Israel Museum

Posted on October 21, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

Hi Everyone: Two items: The first won’t interest you unless you like at least one of the following: Design, art, architecture, technology, engineering, Jewish History, Muslim history, Jerusalem history… Houses from Within is a change to get free guided tours of homes, buildings, and major projects in Jerusalem. It’s Nov. 4 and 5, and takes Continue Reading »

Jewish student blog mention of Pardes

Posted on October 5, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

An OTZMA particpant shares some thoughts after a visit to Pardes: Greetings,   My name is Billie Hirsch and I am a participant of OTZMA 2011-2012, a JFNA initiative offering post-undergraduate students a year in Israel, volunteering in various arenas. I write a blog for Jewish Boston, and recently visited the Pardes Institute on an Continue Reading »

[JewliciousU] Student Interview

Posted on September 19, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

JewliciousU is running a series of free Journalism workshops at Pardes, and they’ve posted a video interview with Pardes student Landon Blacker… check it out!

2011-2012 Pardes Fellows (3 of 3)

Posted on September 13, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

Let’s meet some more of this year’s Pardes Fellows!  Kalie is originally from Phoenix, Arizona, and before arriving in Israel, she was completing her undergraduate degree in American Studies at George Washington University (where she also directed a hip hop dance company!). In the fall of 2010, she was gearing up to begin an M.A. in Media and Public Affairs at Continue Reading »