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

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On the road again – Like a band of gypsies we go down the highway

Posted on December 10, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

From my blog: With Chanukkah break quickly approaching, I searched for the perfect thing to do. Combine a limited budget with a week to fill and I arrived at hiking in the North – the Yam L’Yam trail to be more specific. In Hebrew, yam means sea and, thus, the hike goes from the Mediterranean Sea to Continue Reading »

[Staff Guest Post] The Magic of Chanuka

Posted on December 9, 2013 by Debra Weiner

by Debra Weiner, staff member since 1998 Pardes is more than a place to work, Pardes is family. Staff and faculty are connected outside of the office and Beit Midrash. This year I had the special zechut (privilege) to spend the last night of Chanukah with Arlene Harel. Arlene lives in the Nachlaot neighborhood of Jerusalem, Continue Reading »

A Piece of the Greater Whole

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

From my blog: A video produced by The Sderot Media Center.  If you watched the video, you will see that it has been edited and the events don’t occur exactly in that sequence. However, from what I heard today, the experience is not so far from the scene depicted in the video. Today, as a Continue Reading »

Mikeitz Meets Chanukah

Posted on November 28, 2013 by Sara Spanjer

Mikeitz, is the parsha of this week, Pharaoh had two dreams which would led to Egypt’s peak. Joseph was at his lowest, in captive for things he did not do, Forgotten by the chief cupbearer and feeling pretty blue. Until he was remembered, it had been some time, Pharaoh needed help, interpreting the corn and Continue Reading »

“Camping” in the Negev

Posted on November 26, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Photos from the Negev Tiyul

Student-made Ceramic Hanukiot

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

Made at the Jerusalem Ceramic Art Center:

[Alumni Guest Post] Two Ultimate Thanksgivukkah Latke Sandwiches by Whitney Fisch

Posted on November 19, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Whitney Fisch (year ’08-’09) at Jewhungry shares these amazing Thanksgivukkah recipes… … so good! Traditions.  I’ve been thinking a lot about traditions lately.  My husband and I don’t really have a lot of traditions.  We’ve been together for five years and married for three and I feel strongly that that’s long enough to have some Continue Reading »

Sarah does Chayei Sarah

Posted on November 11, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

From my blog: Newsflash, last week was not the week that we read Chayei Sarah. However, it doesn’t mean that I can’t write about it this week! A few weeks ago, Pardes took students on two tiyulim, trips. One tiyul, which I went on, I already wrote about. The other tiyul was to Hebron, a city about an hour Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] A Tale of Two Bistros: Gusto Italiano and Pompidou

Posted on November 6, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

X-posted from Foodist Jerusalem, Written by Anna Melman (Year ’05, Fellows ’06) This is a great blog to follow if you’re looking for good food in Jerusalem! In the past month, AB and I had occasion to try two new relative newcomers to the blocks, Gusto Italiano on HaLamed Hey and Pompidou on Emek Refaim. Continue Reading »

[Jerusalem Medley] Three Unlikely Falafel Men

Posted on November 2, 2013 by Candace Mittel

About Jerusalem Medley Three Unlikely Falafel Men I encountered these three men eating falafel together at a little place on Yafo. The story below mainly centers Barak (on left) who spoke to me in Hebrew, and although I understand Hebrew fairly well, his friend and “PR person” Adam (on right) insisted on translating every few Continue Reading »