Posted on September 30, 2012 by Naomi Zaslow
When I was first applying to Pardes, (two years ago!) it took me a while to come to terms with the fact that we have no campus. Pardes is located above a Mazda dealership, on the border of the Talpiyot Industrial Zone. In my dreams, I had imagined studying gemara in some leafy quad and Continue Reading »
Posted on September 23, 2012 by Avigayle Adler
An article about me was recently published in The Jerusalem Post. Please feel free to read my story and post your comments. Check out The Open Studio: Art-ventures for Kids and Grownups to see my schedule of upcoming workshops.
Posted on September 18, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media
Things to do in Israel after your year of study at Pardes: travel Shvil Yisra’el!
Posted on September 18, 2012 by Laura Marder
In our busy daily lives we are programmed as adults to subdue some of our pure emotions in order to be socially acceptable. Sometimes if not addressed through meditation, prayer, alone time etc ..our pure self can be pushed so far below the surface that even we forget who it is we really are. On Continue Reading »
Posted on September 16, 2012 by The Director of Digital Media
At the Shabbaton, Rav Elisha held a session on using part of birkot hashachar (the morning blessings) to reflect our true, ideal selves. We looked at the wording in ״הי נשמה שנתת בי טהורה היא״ and “מודה אני״ and reflected on what it meant to be recreated fresh every morning. Then, we created abstract paintings of Continue Reading »
Posted on September 9, 2012 by Leah Kahn
Here’s the photo of the actual Jewish snowflake that I mentioned in my post:
Posted on September 9, 2012 by Andrea Wiese
This past Shabbat, Joseph, my roommate, and I had the honor of hosting 10 new Pardes students at our home. We were really excited about the prospect and really went all out. We had the most amazing evening, and even though we really tried to create a beautiful Shabbat space and atmosphere, and even ate Continue Reading »
Posted on August 28, 2012 by Andrea Wiese
יש לי סיפור ארוך. אבל תכין את עצמך כי יש לי הרבה קיטורים. כשנכנסנו לדירה שלנו לא היה דשא. אבל רצינו דשא. אחרי שמונה חודשים סוף סוף קיבלנו דשא. כשקיבלנו את הדשא, הייתי עם נפטי באירופה. אחרי עוד חודש כשנפטי הסתיים, הגעתי לביתי. והדשא גדל לגובה של הברכיים שלי! אם אתה יודע משו על כיסוח Continue Reading »
Posted on June 6, 2012 by Andrea Wiese
Here are pics from yesterday’s PEP graduation!Mazal Tov to Daniel, Rabbi Julie, Cheryl, Will, Sam, Esther, Joanne, Ayal, and Jessie!
Posted on June 1, 2012 by Andrea Wiese