These and Those

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

Archive: May 2010

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Posted on May 2, 2010 by Naomi Adland

Well, we seem to have taken a bit of a vacation here at These and Those, but I think it’s high time that the blog gets back in action. A few weeks ago, I was innocently walking down the hallway when I heard a phrase that will always strike fear into my heart – “Naomi, Continue Reading »

Yom Iyun Shel Chesed

Posted on February 15, 2010 by Naomi Adland

“Today was a good day.” It’s not often that I find myself able to unequivocally utter these words.  But every once and a while, a day comes along that is so good that there is nothing left to say. Today was a good day because it was the second day of Rosh Chodesh Adar – Continue Reading »

one day at a time

Posted on December 22, 2009 by Naomi Adland

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about the future. “But,” you say “it’s too soon to be thinking about life after Pardes.  You have until the end of May.” Trust me.  I know.  After today, I have one hundred and sixty days left in Jerusalem.  That’s plenty of time to figure out what I’m Continue Reading »

this is a post about walls

Posted on November 24, 2009 by Naomi Adland

Two weeks ago, my grandfather passed away.  He had been ill for a long time, and it was not a sudden death, but it has been nonetheless a difficult experience.  At his funeral, my uncle shared a story about my grandfather that has become something of a mantra for me in the last few weeks: Continue Reading »

Welcome to the blog!

Posted on October 27, 2009 by Naomi Adland

Since this is one of the first posts on These and Those, I thought I’d take a minute to introduce the blog, and let you all know what we want this blog to be. Pardes is an amazing place to spend time – whether it’s for a few weeks in the summer, a semester, a Continue Reading »

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