These and Those

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

Tag Archives: drought

חקת, hukat

Posted on June 30, 2011 by Avi Strausberg

this parsha is one that sits heavy with death.  for one thing, early on, we get the description of what to do when one comes in contact with a dead body.  and then, as if the Torah was simply giving us the procedure in order to prepare us for what’s to come, we learn of Continue Reading »

Rain Rain Go Away?

Posted on November 21, 2010 by Shibley

I have made reference in a number of previous posts to the rain that is supposed to be falling in Israel at this time of the year. The rain has not yet fallen, and the drought has not seen any improvement. Last week, the Chief Rabbinate of Israel declared a day of fasting and prayer Continue Reading »

[PEP Student] Living in a prayer

Posted on December 13, 2009 by Brenna

Experiencing prayer is one of my favorite things in Israel and Jerusalem in particular. This whole country is a place of prayer. Where else but Israel, would one hear in the beginning of the show “Survivor” one of the secular contestants sing “Modeh Ani” (a prayer praising G-d for returning to life in the morning)? Continue Reading »

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