These and Those

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

Tag Archives: Purim

Week 25: Topsy-Turvy

Posted on February 25, 2012 by Derek Kwait

(X-posted from my home blog, Yinzer in Yerushalayim) There is a Jewish saying that when the month of Adar enters, joy increases, and another that when Adar comes, the world stands on its head. Officially, Rosh Chodesh Adar was Thursday, but the preceding week gave it a running start.   The first day of Women Continue Reading »

[Take 5] Michael Kleinman: Carlebach Abridged

Posted on April 12, 2011 by Joel D.

Purim Rap – Never Gets Old!

Posted on March 20, 2011 by David Bogomolny

This never gets old: Pardes Alumnus Matt Bar‘s Purim Rap with a R. Zvi Hirschfield cameo 🙂

[PEP Student] The Commanded and the Volunteer

Posted on March 19, 2011 by Tamara Frankel

Dear Friends, Hard as it is to believe, yesterday marked the end of my first week of student-teaching in New York. The high school I’m interning at is really an unbelievable place and I’m learning a lot– not only about teaching and learning, but what kinds of things I can buy in Columbus Circle and Continue Reading »

Random musings about celebrations

Posted on February 8, 2010 by Lauren

Celebration #1:  Tu B’shvat For me, it feels like Tu B’shvat in Israel all year round because of the multitude of dried fruits all over the place, but during January, they really hit their peak.  It’s time to go back to the fresh fruits, in my opinion… I’m ready for springtime.  Nonetheless, I attended two Continue Reading »