These and Those

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

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Redefining Rebbetzin

Posted on October 6, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

This is worth a read. We’d be totally remiss not to mention that Dustin Gutierrez’s (Year Program ’12-’13) wife Melissa is an avid blogger in the Jewish Blogosphere! She writes from the perspective of a modern-minded, traditional Jewish woman. It’s a really great blog 🙂

Alumni Impressions ’11-’12

Posted on August 20, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Now that the new Pardes school year is about to begin, we’re feeling particularly nostalgic about these posts on the Masa Israel Journey Blog written by a few of our ’11-’12 Pardes alumni… they’re really touching: Jacob Siegel, “Homeland and Home” Derek Kwait, “Symbols, metaphors, and preparing to come home” Andrew Lustig, “Lost in the Continue Reading »

Alumni Blog: Chanan Kessler

Posted on July 1, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Alum Chanan Kessler (Year Program ’86) has shared his personal blog with us, which chronicles his reflections and experiences after his mother passed away. Chanan, we’re very sorry to hear of your loss… and thank you so much for sharing your insights and process with the rest of us.

Bible Raps links to These&Those!

Posted on May 5, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Bible Raps has linked to our blog! Sweet! Also, check out this Bible Raps video – they’re offering the MP3 for free!

Bible Raps at Pardes

Posted on April 8, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Before Purim, alum Matt Bar (Year ’07-’08, Fellow ’08-’09) of BIBLE RAPS fame visited us at Pardes (and he stayed for the Purim spiel)! We videotaped him rapping for us during community lunch: We also got to talk with him about why he tries to visit Pardes regularly, and got him to share some thoughts Continue Reading »

Week 31: The Incoming Tide

Posted on April 6, 2012 by Derek Kwait

Long story short, I was accepted to be a Pardes Fellow next year, charged to be a leader in the community and run the blog while getting paid a generous stipend. Of course this is what I wanted to do, but the question keeping me up at night was whether or not it is what Continue Reading »

It Happened

Posted on March 30, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

Thanks to Bible Raps for highlighting the new blog of Pardes Kollel student AdAm Meyer! *Click*on his pic below!