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Tag Archives: Purim

Humorous Purim Videos

Posted on March 12, 2013 by Ben Macdonald

Here are the videos that I made for the 2013 Purim Shpiel: 1.

Faux Pardes Admissions Interview

Posted on March 5, 2013 by Daniella Adler

This was first presented at the Pardes Purim spiel…

Pardes Air Raid Drill put to music

Posted on March 4, 2013 by Hillel Buechler

From the 2013 Purim Spiel Here’s an accelerated video of Pardesniks entering and exiting the bomb shelter during our Air Raid Drill in February. The video has been put to music.

You’re at Pardes, Charlie Brown

Posted on February 26, 2013 by Derek Kwait

My skit from the Purim Shpiel. Script is included below the video.

Pardes Purim Shpiel Music Video 2013

Posted on February 26, 2013 by Hillel Buechler

[Alumni Guest Post] Straight Outta Shushan

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

Dan Brill (Year ’09-’10) shares his new Purim rap,called ‘Straight Outta Shushan’

Script for “Who is a True Canadian?”

Posted on February 25, 2013 by Stuart Matan Lithwick

Hello everybody! Here is the script for the great Canadian Purim shpiel that I put on, along with all of my other fellow Canucks, this year! Enjoy 🙂 Stuart Who is a true Canadian? Cast Members: Stuart Matan Lithwick, Annie Matan Gilbert, Daniella Adler, Rachel Rosenbluth, Cait Power, Ruth Wicks, Avi Spodek, Derek Kwait, and Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] Purim as Israelis

Posted on February 23, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Stef (Year ’07, PEP ’07-’09) and Matt (Year ’07) celebrate Purim in Haifa! Purim is here!  Which means lots of dressing up in costumes.  In many cultures there seems to be at least one calendar day dedicated to dressing up in costumes: Holloween, Dia de los Muertos in Mexico, Carnival in Brazil, and Purim here Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] My First Biblical Love

Posted on February 22, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Please enjoy this Dvar Torah by Mordechai Rackover (PEP ’03)! Mordechai Rackover is a Pardes Alum, a member of the PEP 3rd Cohort. He currently lives in Providence, RI with his wife Nechama Lea and their four kids. He is the associate university chaplain for the Jewish community of Brown University and the Rabbi of Continue Reading »

[PCJE Dvar Torah] Shabbat Zachor by Aliza Geller

Posted on February 22, 2013 by Aliza Geller

This weekend, Parashat Tetzaveh, Shabbat Zachor is my Bat Mitzvah portion. When I was 12 years old, I wrote a dvar Torah about the maftir and haftarah. The reason this made sense, is that Shabbat Zachor is one of four Shabbatot where the maftir aliyah is from a different place in the Torah. In this Continue Reading »