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

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Personal Reflection on the Omer Program 2021

Posted on May 10, 2021 by Judy Kupchan

This blog was written by Judy Kupchan.  Judy is a recent olah to Israel from Chicago. She is a retired CEO of the Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning and a Jewish educator for more than 40 years in the US. She and her husband Marshall Kupchan are Omer series participants. The Omer series Continue Reading »

Creating Community Through Zoom

Posted on June 15, 2020 by Debra Weiner-Solomont

This post was written by Debra Weiner-Solomont, MSW, Coordinator, Pardes Community Education Program. To learn more about the program please visit The last portion of the Torah – זאת הברכה has the verse which we recite each morning, as part of the morning brachot. It is also the first verse we teach our children Continue Reading »