These and Those

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

Archive: June 2019

Final Take 5 of 2018-2019 with Amalia Mark

Posted on June 5, 2019 by Amalia Mark

This blog was written by Amalia Mark (PEEP ’16-’17, Year ’18-’19) “I am a product of my upbringing; a world of black hats and streimels, a world of Hassidic tales, a world of Eretz Yisrael not Medinat Yisrael, and a world of gendered lines.” Two years ago, I stood in the same spot, at this Continue Reading »

Turkey 2017: The In-Between

Posted on February 23, 2017 by Amalia Mark

Between two continents; sky above, water below. The in-between space. It’s a beautifully unsettling place, one where we can be struck with the immense magnificence of creation and human ingenuity. I’m speaking of course, of the bridge that connects the two continents of Europe and Asia within Turkey. The Bosphorous Bridge, most recently known as Continue Reading »