Posted on September 9, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media
Let’s meet some of this year’s Pardes Fellows! Benjamin Barer is from Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, and first attended Pardes in the Fall of 2010 before completing his undergraduate studies in philosophy at UBC last Spring. Before matriculating at UBC, Ben studied at a Chofetz Chayim yeshiva for high school in Vancouver, and now at Pardes, Ben revels in the diverse Continue Reading »
Posted on May 29, 2011 by Joel D.
Posted on March 21, 2011 by Joel D.
Interested in disabilities? Check out the text of Jessica’s [Take 5], and check out some online resources that she recommends!
Posted on March 19, 2011 by J. Belasco
Below is the text of my Take 5, which will hopefully get posted soon in VIDEO format. I’m happy to continue this conversation with anyone who would like to. I want to talk about my own experience of disability and, in a broader sense, about the disability rights movement (which I think is a really Continue Reading »
Posted on March 18, 2011 by J. Belasco
Here are a few links to some writing by some of my favorite disability activists: This is a piece by Harriet McBryde Johnson, about her debate with Princeton philosopher Peter Singer (who believes that parents should be allowed to kill their disabled babies). This is the website of Laura Hershey, another activist who passed away Continue Reading »