These and Those

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

Tag Archives: raising money / fundraising

The Pardes Sunset Project – Evening of 11/6/2011 (Movember Edition)

Posted on November 6, 2011 by Heligman

Too often the shades of our life are drawn and God’s magnificent colors are missed.  I am taking on this project as a means to stop and enjoy God’s brilliance.  For the month of November, each day I will document the evening sunset from the Pardes Beit Midrash. I hope you will stop and notice Continue Reading »

Week 9: Hair-Care

Posted on November 5, 2011 by Derek Kwait

(X-posted from my home blog, Yinzer in Yerushalayim) It’s finally hoodie weather here in Jerusalem. It had been getting progressively cooler each day for the past two weeks–at first, it was just cold at night, but this week, for the first time, I needed to wear a hoodie any time I went outside, even in Continue Reading »


Posted on November 1, 2011 by Andrea Wiese

Movember is a changing the face of men’s health! Men all over the US and world are growing mustaches in order to raise money to help fight prostate cancer!! You can read all about it at their website here.   Pardes has a team led by Evan Remer, the guy in the picture with the big Continue Reading »

Learnathon – A success!

Posted on February 25, 2010 by Lauren

The Learnathon for Haiti was last night, and it was a rousing success.  Some of Pardes’ best teachers taught amazing shiurim looking at many of the most challenging issues surrounding social justice and tzedakah, particularly in regards to imperatives for giving tzedakah to non-Jews and how we balance our finite resources. The Beit Midrash is Continue Reading »

Pardes Learn-A-Thon

Posted on February 16, 2010 by Lauren

Hello faithful readers! This is a short post to inform you about the Pardes Learn-A-Thon, going on from now until February 24th to raise money for Haiti’s earthquake relief efforts through AJWS. We’ll be taking on extra learning above and beyond our classroom hours on topics of tzedakah and tikkun olam. Please check out our Continue Reading »