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

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[Alumni Guest Post] Run-up To Israeli Elections

Posted on January 15, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

From Daniel Shibley’s (Fellows ’11-’12) blog: Campaign banner for Likud Beiteinu With elections only a week away, I am trying to take photos of campaign related activities that I am encountering on a day-to-day basis. Above and below are the beginnings of this week-long project. If you have photos to share, please do so in Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] Daniel Shibley: My Voter Card

Posted on January 6, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Here in Israel, we’re gearing up for the Jan. 22nd elections, and some of us who have made Aliyah will be voting here for the first time ever! From alum Daniel Shibley’s blog: In a little more than two weeks I will be voting for the first time in Israeli elections. Before you ask, nope, I Continue Reading »

Election Time

Posted on October 16, 2012 by Ari Abelman

From my blog: Election day in America is coming up soon.  I just recently sent in my absentee ballot.  And Israel has just called early elections (a phenomenon the does not exist in the American system) for January 22nd, 2013. I’ve always found voting exciting, and I enjoy watching election returns come in in the Continue Reading »

[Student Profile] Rob Murstein

Posted on April 12, 2012 by David Bogomolny

Rob Murstein comes from a ‘very liturgical’ family; they attend Shabbat services every Friday evening, Saturday morning, and Saturday afternoon until havdalah. Rob’s father is a regular Torah reader at shul, his brother studied chazzanut with their cantor, and Rob himself read Torah at shul for the first time when he was six years old; and then again at Continue Reading »

(Sh)tender Thoughts Update!

Posted on October 24, 2010 by David Bogomolny

I won’t do this every time we update Rav Landes’ vlog, but here’s his 2nd pre-(U.S.)election update! (I’m into U.S. politics so this subject matter is particularly interesting to me) (again, thanks to Tali Allen for video editing!)