These and Those

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

Archive: October 2011

a Shuk experience

Posted on October 24, 2011 by Suzi

I wrote this last Friday, after Sukkot: Someone dear to me used to say I saw the big picture bigger and the details as if through a microscope, but couldn’t see the real world as it exists in front of me. Is that why I set off happily for the shuk today, oblivious to the Continue Reading »

What a night!

Posted on October 24, 2011 by Suzi

A bus from Pardes to Ben Yehuda Street (my first time there at night–what a trip!). I walked to Zion Square to meet a friend who guided me through the alleyways to Tmol Shilshom, a wonderful coffeehouse with quaint arched windows and shelves filled with old and rare books just aching to be browsed. The Continue Reading »

My First Day in Israel

Posted on October 3, 2011 by Suzi

I wrote these impressions in early September (more than a month ago) after arriving in Israel… The end of a very long journey, and a long but very exciting day.  I arrived in Israel this morning, via a 12-hour stopover in London (I’ll write about that later, when I wake up).  Found my apartment, just Continue Reading »

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