These and Those

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

Tag Archives: Movember

Week 13: Something New and Different

Posted on December 2, 2011 by Derek Kwait

(X-posted from my home blog, Yinzer in Yerushalayim) Americans living in Israel typically celebrate Thanksgiving on Friday night for Shabbat dinner, as the old joke goes, there is second day of Yom Tov in the Diaspora. Since the tiyyul made celebrating on Thursday impossible for most of us, my friend Michael (pronounced מיכאל, “Mee-kha-el”) treated Continue Reading »

Posted on November 30, 2011 by Andrea Wiese This is my serious mustache face! Today is the last day of MOVEMBER and thus, the last mustache picture!! If you have enjoyed them and want to help support men’s health! Please donate now!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!   This is the incredible Pardes mustache growing team! They are SO amazing, so far they have raised over $3,000!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Continue Reading »

Second to last day of Movember!!!

Posted on November 29, 2011 by Andrea Wiese

Second to last day of Movember!! Don’t miss out helping and being a part of this amazing event!  

Week 12: The Negev Tiyyul

Posted on November 25, 2011 by Derek Kwait

We went to the Negev just as Jerusalem was starting to get really, really depressing. Every day last week was so incessantly rainy and cold, like a Kennywood day in Pittsburgh, that a trip to the desert was just what I needed to re-energize myself and feel excited and alive again. The tiyyul was about Continue Reading »


Posted on November 21, 2011 by Derek Kwait

My current ‘stache ranks somewhere between Hulk Hogan and Wilford Brimley. SUPPORT THE CAUSE!!!

IFL Football Mustache!

Posted on November 18, 2011 by Andrea Wiese

For those of you that don’t know. I am a referee for the IFL (Israeli Football League) and last night was the season opener at Kraft Family Stadium! It was great and I think the teams were really intimidated by my mustache!  

Men’s Rosh Hodesh Mustache Event at Pardes!!!

Posted on November 18, 2011 by Andrea Wiese

Description ATTENTION MEN (& THE WOMEN THAT LOVE THEM):Men’s Rosh Chodesh Learning Event in honor of *MovemberSUNDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2011 6:30pm-8:30pm–Learning Sessions 8:30pm-9:30pm–Whiskey and Bourbon Tisch Admission is free, suggested 20 shekel donation* Gentlemen, gentlemen, our time has arrived. Come to Pardes for an evening of learning focused on all topics male. Come hear experts Continue Reading »

Mustaches are growing!!!

Posted on November 15, 2011 by Andrea Wiese

First week: Second week! More people and more mustaches!! Way to go Pardes!! We are raising money for Movember!! Donate to our incredible team here:

Shekel Wars

Posted on November 15, 2011 by Andrea Wiese

Hey mustache lovers!!!!    We are starting shekel wars (originally penny wars) at Pardes! Put your agarot in the containers on the cabinet in the hallway of your learning level.     The containers say:    רמת א Level alef רמת ב Level bet רמת ג Level gimmel רמת ד Level dalet רמת ה Level hey כולל Kolel   If you Continue Reading »

Soul Patch!!

Posted on November 14, 2011 by Andrea Wiese

I know you’re digging the soul patch! So have a soul and dig a dollar deep into your wallet and donate!! All the healthy men in your life will thank you!! And so will I!! =)