Posted on March 20, 2014 by Max Einsohn
From the 2014 Purim Shpiel: I mixed the voice of our amazing teacher Levi Cooper, energizing us with a powerful “To the Beit Midrash!!” each day before we enter our Chevruta learning. I just felt like every time he said “To the Beit Midrash!!” that we were going off to fight crime or something… So Continue Reading »
Posted on January 9, 2014 by Max Einsohn
Two years ago I had the pleasure of learning Talmud in my hometown of Dallas, Texas (yes there are Jews in Texas) in the stale social hall of my childhood congregation Temple Emanu-El. Led by Rabbi David Stern, our weekly 7:30 am Talmud class met, eager to engage with this mystifying Jewish source. The pages Continue Reading »
Posted on November 25, 2013 by Max Einsohn
G0D by Max Jared November 2013 Many Jews today struggle with the concept of “God.” Some even squirm at the thought of approaching this subject in their life. That’s why, when I walked into my Self, Soul, and Text class during the first few weeks, I was taken aback by the comfort at which the Continue Reading »
Posted on October 10, 2013 by AdAm Mayer
So many of us are Searching – see ourselves somewhere along our Jewish Journey. This post-modern cultural phenomenon with which we are all too familiar, I would argue, is not a modern ‘phenomenon’, rather began in ~1948 (~1813 B.C.E.) with Avraham. Or to put it another way, Avraham was the first to successfully share his Continue Reading »
Posted on September 9, 2013 by Avi Benson-Goldberg
From my blog: This summer, I tried to teach Judaics to 15 year olds for 8 weeks. It was probably a failed mission from the beginning, because the last thing any 15 year old wants to do is spend an hour inside with a 24 year old authority figure, even as patently cool and with-it Continue Reading »
Posted on February 28, 2013 by Rachel Rosenbluth
Click here for a video of Pardesniks at community lunch singing birthday song for Ari Abelman, led by Annie Matan Gilbert.
Posted on November 29, 2012 by Shanee Michaelson
From issues like homelessness to workers’ rights, social justice has been an interest of mine for several years. A few years ago, I wrote a song which addresses related issues as well as the idea that one country could be a place where “social justice for all” was a reality. Currently I study in the Continue Reading »
Posted on October 21, 2012 by Aliza Geller
Download Niggun Here’s the niggun that I wrote about in my other post! Keep in mind that I have a cold, but you should still be able to have an idea of what this should sound like.
Posted on February 8, 2011 by David Bogomolny
Pirkei Avot Podcast, Ep. 2 This is our 2nd Podcast episode… The 1st can be found here. This series is brought to you by the students of Pardes, with praticular kudos to Joel Dinin for leading this project!