These and Those

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

Archive: July 2020

Mindfulness as a Conflict Resolution Resource – creating openness for hearing, and offering, conflicting opinions

Posted on July 8, 2020 by Rebecca Schisler

This article was written by Rebecca Schisler (Spiritual Retreat ’11, ’14, Year ’19-’20/Arts and Culture Fellow ’20). “In the middle of it all, I asked him if we could just take a ten-minute break”.  Over the last several months, I have had the privilege of working with PCJE on a new initiative to integrate mindfulness Continue Reading »

Pardes Take 5 – Rebecca Schisler

Posted on February 21, 2020 by Rebecca Schisler

Rebecca Schisler is a Pardes Year Program Student and the Arts and Culture Fellow. She reflects on what brought her to study this year at Pardes. She delivered this “Take 5” on Thursday, February 20. Pardes has been given permission to publish it. I was invited to speak to kick off recruitment week, which got Continue Reading »