These and Those

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

Tag Archives: books

בחקתי, behukkotai

Posted on May 17, 2011 by Avi Strausberg

in parshat behukkotai, God makes us an offer we can’t forget.  on one hand, if we follow all of His Laws and observe all of His commandments, all will be right in the world.  abounding peace, a land free of enemies, produce to our hearts’ content.  however, if we spurn Him, if we disobey His Continue Reading »

R. Landes responds to R. Green

Posted on March 8, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

R. Landes has been debating R. Green about his new book, and we just posted his most recent response!

[Take 5] Daniel Shibley: Life and Learning

Posted on January 24, 2011 by Joel D.

Shabbat by Michael Kleinman

Posted on November 2, 2010 by Eryn

This week I rediscovered the beauty and power of Shabbat. I learned in greater detail how Shabbat is one of the most important, if not the most important,ritual expressions of Judaism.  I already knew of its greatness, as it is listed fourth in the Ten Commandments.  What is so important about keeping Shabbat? The essential idea Continue Reading »

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin discusses Hillel from Tablet Magazine on Vimeo.

Posted on September 21, 2010 by Zahara

Rabbi Joseph Telushkin discusses Hillel from Tablet Magazine on Vimeo. I’m pretty sure this book just came out last week. Regardless, I’m really hoping someone in the Pardes community has already bought and read it because I’d love to know if it’s worth the extra shipping. Reminiscent of that classic film “Mean Girls,” I couldn’t Continue Reading »