Posted on May 16, 2013 by Laurie Franklin
One An outlander arrives in J-town. Not my first time and G!d-willing, not my last. In a newish role: student, not teacher! The book is open. Minus one Disequilibrium: distance from home and life partner, Jitters, does anyone understand who I am? Do I understand who I am In this novel circumstance?
Posted on January 14, 2013 by Derek Kwait
On the Sunday of Chanukah, I went with the Social Justice class to Sderot. You really can’t appreciate what it’s like there until you experience it for yourself. For those who have only heard of Gaza, Sderot is a small working-class city in southern Israel in view of Gaza made up of mostly immigrants. For Continue Reading »
Posted on November 3, 2012 by Stuart Matan Lithwick
As posted on www.StuartsPardesStudymoon.wordpress.com Hello everyone! Shmatan here again. As always, here is the cat count as it stands on November 2, 2012 Drumroll please….. 64 Yes, these are 64 unique cats that I have observed, while walking around the beautiful city of Jerusalem. I have not discriminated based upon beauty, fur colour, size, or Continue Reading »
Posted on October 4, 2012 by Stuart Matan Lithwick
This post is cross-posted from my Studymoon blog at https://thestudymoon.wordpress.com Hello! Shmatan here again. I want to start a new tradition that I actually started on my first day in Jerusalem… Drumroll please… The cat count! There are thousands and thousands of cats in Jerusalem! Why you might ask? Well, at some point in the Continue Reading »
Posted on March 31, 2012 by Shanee Michaelson
last night twenty shekel flew out of my pocket I reached inside. there were only scrabble pieces, enough to spell out my name shin-nun-yud someone called out for me. I turned, a strange girl wore my face meow another wandering Yerushalmi
Posted on October 30, 2011 by Eliyahu B.
Cross-posted from the Peaceable Pilgrim: Shalom friends! It is the beginning of a new week here in Jerusalem, and the past one was filled with SO MUCH AWESOMENESS that I just have to share with you. Classes started up again full-swing on Sunday, and even though I was somewhat dreading getting back to a normal Continue Reading »
Posted on November 7, 2009 by Pious Antic
During a Shabbat picnic in the Tayelet, the group of Pardesniks I was with was approached by the most evil-looking tomcat I have ever seen in my life. Of all the feral cats I’ve encountered on the streets of Jerusalem, none approached this one for pure badness. This was the Leroy Brown of cats. Continue Reading »