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

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“Peak Attack”

Posted on June 3, 2013 by Eva Vadasz

I shared these words in the beit midrash on the last day of the 2012-13 Pardes year I dressed up in white. Because whenever I am preparing to do something big, I always wear white. This is a principle of mine since I have known Zsolt Erőss. Zsolt – a Hungarian mountain climber. Zsolt, who Continue Reading »

[Video] One Wish Jerusalem

Posted on April 16, 2013 by Joseph Shamash

One Wish Jerusalem is a reminder of and a tribute to our shared humanity. Shot in one day, in Jerusalem, we invited everyone who passed us at the outdoor market and the Old City to share a wish: an honest, human wish. In a country and a city often highlighted for the complexities and conflicts Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] An Unforgettable Evening by Dan Yagudin

Posted on February 2, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

First posted on Dan Yagudin’s (Year ’10) Facebook page Aly Raisman and I at an IDF fundraising event in Baltimore a month ago, on what was one of the most unforgettable evenings of my life “How the hell did I get myself into this situation?” was the first thought I had when I was sitting Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] Best of Brunch in Jerusalem

Posted on January 25, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Anna Melman Bronstein (Year ’05, Fellows ’06) is behind the new FOODIST JERUSALEM blog, and for those of you looking for a good brunch here in the Holy City, she’s got the low down: The People Have Spoken: Best of Brunch in Jerusalem One of my new favorite pastimes is to poll my Facebook friends Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] Why Can’t We Be Friends?

Posted on December 10, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

It’s kinda funny for us to think of Megan Dyer (Spring ’12) as an alum because she’s coming back to Pardes in January… Nonetheless, here is another “alumni” guest post from Megan! We’re looking forward to her continued blogging when she returns home to Jerusalem! A couple of weeks ago, I posted in this very Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] ‘Dear Golani Commander’ by Dan Yagudin

Posted on November 10, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media

This was originally posted by Dan Yagudin (Year ’09-’10) on Facebook: Dear Golani commander, The world needs to know about what I saw you do today. I was the non-descript American you sat next to on the bench after leaving your three soldiers at the entrance to the train station. You barked orders at them Continue Reading »

Week 33: Family

Posted on April 22, 2012 by Derek Kwait

This is the time of year for family. Last week, when Shabbat directly followed the last day of Pesach, creating a rare 8-day Passover in Israel, Friday afternoon, I was kindly invited over the home of a local family. The Mr. and the Mrs. were born in America, but each have been here for well Continue Reading »