These and Those

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

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Posted on November 29, 2010 by Jean

Jerusalem graffiti often consists of elaborate images created using stencils and spray paint. Israelis take it for granted. “Why do tourists always take a picture of that?” Here are two of my favorites. The first is on a side street near Emek Refaim. It says, “Idolatry, I won’t save you, but you drink me.” The Continue Reading »

The coolest kippah in Jerusalem

Posted on November 21, 2010 by Jean

At the bus stop near Pardes this evening, I saw a young man with a guitar case slung over his shoulder wearing this kippah. He happily handed it to me when I asked if I could take a picture. (I’m such a tourist!)

Pics from Negev Tiyul (panorama shots)

Posted on November 14, 2010 by Elizabeth

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Negev Tiyul

Posted on November 9, 2010 by Pious Antic

This is a cross-post from my personal blog. The Hebrew word tiyul has no exact translation in English. A tiyul could be a long walk in a city park, a week-long guided bus tour of Israel, or a multi-week backing trip through South America. Last week, I went on Pardes’ annual tiyul to the Negev Continue Reading »


Posted on November 8, 2010 by Jean

Pardes assured us that “everyone finds a place to live.”

Photos for GDOL by Aviva Perlman

Posted on November 2, 2010 by Aviva P.

Pardes Shabbaton 2010!!

Posted on October 25, 2010 by Bookie

Hey so I apologize for the extreme delay of these pictures from two weeks ago but let’s just call them technical difficulties (or laziness and forgetfulness, either way….) So yeah here they are!!: Pardes Shabbaton 2010!!!

Abraham Stood Here

Posted on October 24, 2010 by Jean

September 14 was the first time that our Chumash class was scheduled to last four and a half hours. Everyone was a bit dismayed at the prospect, so after chevruta study, Rav Meir took us on a quick march to the Tayelet, a promenade that overlooks a stunning view of Jerusalem. (Note well: he also Continue Reading »

Pardes Boys. After Neilah, Still in White, Still Smiling.

Posted on October 20, 2010 by Joel D.

HaMoshava 54 – Great Place for Pardes Students to Eat

Posted on October 20, 2010 by Joel D.

On One Pardes’ students birthday at the amazing kosher restaurant HaMoshava 54 on Emek Refaim. What’s the catch. All the meals are organized by price. Starting at 10 shekels and going up to, you guessed it, 54 shekels!