These and Those

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

Archive: May 2011

[Take 5] Jon Leener: Real Blessings

Posted on May 29, 2011 by Joel D.

[Take 5] Cheryl Schaindel Stone: Two Precious People

Posted on May 25, 2011 by Joel D.

[Take 5] Tamara Frankel: Power of Torah

Posted on May 19, 2011 by Joel D.

[Take 5] Amy Martin: How I Pray

Posted on May 13, 2011 by Joel D.

[Take 5] Brenna Stein: Values From My Father.

Posted on May 6, 2011 by Joel D.

[Take 5] Helena Fantl: Au Revoir!

Posted on April 27, 2011 by Joel D.

[Take 5] Elizabeth Chipkin: My Grandmother

Posted on April 19, 2011 by Joel D.

The Burden of Submission

Posted on April 15, 2011 by Joel D.

A great Rabbi once spoke of his relationship with the Jewish people and its Law. Of the People he spoke of love, but of Law he spoke of submission. This I found to be gravely unappetizing. For to speak of submission is to speak of burden, not of loving embrace. To recognize Jewish Law as Continue Reading »

[Take 5] Michael Kleinman: Carlebach Abridged

Posted on April 12, 2011 by Joel D.

Thunder

Posted on March 23, 2011 by Joel D.

The day was marked by a cold rain. I was more afraid of cars splashing me with mud than anything else. We walked alone, cold, calm. He thought it was thunder. My friend said not to worry, it was just thunder. But no rain clouds came, only the screams of sirens. The world stopped as Continue Reading »

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