Posted on June 7, 2013 by Aileen Heinberg
I presented this dvar torah at the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators commencement ceremony on Wednesday: Almost two whole years ago, as we were first settling in at Pardes, a classmate looked around the room at our PEP cohort and said, “Wow, we are a group of very different personalities.” And it’s true; we all Continue Reading »
Posted on June 7, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media
This week, Rabbi David Levin-Kruss discusses Parashat Korach in “May One Argue With One’s Rabbi?” Korach ’73 Click here to download accompanying source sheet. Shabbat shalom!
Posted on June 22, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media
In this week’s podcast, Alex Israel, director of the Pardes Summer Program, discusses Parashat Korach. Click to listen. Shabbat Shalom!
Posted on June 24, 2011 by Barer
[Cross-posted from my blog, where you can find a parsha haiku every week] Reading this week’s parsha with Rashi brought up an interesting point for me, one to do with how the early commentators read the text more than with the topic of this week’s parsha specifically (the haiku reflects the theme of the parsha). Continue Reading »
Posted on June 21, 2011 by Avi Strausberg
in this week’s parsha, there is a fair amount of death. entire families are swallowed up by the earth. a raging fire consumes two hundred and fifty men. an infectious plague spreads wildly and kills fourteen thousand and seven hundred people. this is the price for challenging authority. these deaths are all in retaliation for Continue Reading »