These and Those

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Tag Archives: Parsha / Parasha

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Ki Tavo: “How Odd of G-D to Choose the Jews!”

Posted on August 23, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

David Levin-Kruss discusses parsha Ki Tavo. [Download the Handout] Ki Tavo

A Look at Teshuva Through Parshat Ki Tetzeh

Posted on August 18, 2013 by Naomi Bilmes

From my blog: In preparation for Elul, returning to Israel, and because Torah is awesome, I presented this d’var Torah at my synagogue tonight during seudat shlishit. I thought some of you might enjoy reading it. Shabbat Ki Tetzeh Seudat Shlishit D’var Torah By Naomi Bilmes Shabbat Shalom. This week’s parsha, Ki Tetzeh, is full Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] Our Charge to Give

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

Becca Bubis (PEP 2009-11) is starting her third year of teaching in the upper school at Tarbut v’Torah, in Orange County, CA. Twelve years ago I shuddered at the thought of standing on the bimah and delivering an address on Parashat Ki Tavo to two hundred and fifty people about a topic with which they Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Ki Tetze: The Beautiful Captured Woman

Posted on August 14, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Neima Novetsky discusses parsha Ki Tetze. Ki Tetze

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Shoftim: Justice, justice, you shall pursue

Posted on August 8, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Rabbi Meir Schweiger discusses parsha Shoftim. Shoftim

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Re’eh: The New and the Free

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

Rabbi David Levin-Kruss discusses parshat Re’eh. Re’eh

[Alumni Guest Post] ‘Setting the Right Example’ by Rabbi Peter Stein

Posted on August 1, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Peter Stein (Kollel 2009-11) sent us these words of Torah on Parshat Re’eh – In this week’s Torah portion Re’eh, we find the commandment concerning the ir nidachat, a city consigned to destruction because its inhabitants have turned to idolatry. The Torah commands that should an Israelite city ever arise where the citizens go astray Continue Reading »

shabbat shalom – ekev pardes…

Posted on July 26, 2013 by Michal Kohane

In Pirkei Avot (5:25) we find, “turn her, turn her, everything is in her” – הפוך בה, הפוך בה, הכל בה. We knew this theory before coming to Pardes, but feeling it on an almost daily basis for the last three weeks has been a whole different story. Perhaps there is no better place to Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Ekev: The Replacement Tablets

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

Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy discusses parshat Ekev. Ekev

Your *Own* Eyes

Posted on July 19, 2013 by Andrea Wiese

Another dvar Torah I wrote for NFTY! This week in the Parsha, ve’etchanan, Moshe is still reminding the Jewish people about the things they saw and learned in their traveling. He says to the Jewish people, “Take utmost care and watch yourselves scrupulously, so that you do not forget the things that you saw with Continue Reading »