These and Those

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

Tag Archives: recruitment week

[Faces of Pardes] Six Word Memoirs

Posted on February 18, 2014 by Hirsch Fishman

Last week, we ushered in the Faces of Pardes week to highlight and celebrate our students’ unique stories and the diversity that exists within the Pardes community. The main activity tying together our students’ experiences to their Pardes experience was a project inspired by the Six Word Memoir movement (see here for the original incarnation: Continue Reading »

An AMAZING Pardes Day!!

Posted on December 6, 2011 by Andrea Wiese

This song was written and performed by Sam Rotenberg, a fellow student and friend, at Pardes! We were having a party in Gemera (Talmud) to celebrate finishing a long, complex, and difficult section. Sam wrote this song in honor of “the end”. The Gemera we’re learning is about Lost Objects, so in the song you’ll Continue Reading »

[Take 5] Daniel Shibley: Life and Learning

Posted on January 24, 2011 by Joel D.

[Take 5] David B: On Israel

Posted on January 22, 2011 by Joel D.

[Take 5] David Bookbinder: On Diversity

Posted on January 19, 2011 by Joel D.

Top ‘Belief Statements’ @ Pardes

Posted on January 13, 2011 by David Bogomolny

During Pardes ‘Recruitment Week’, we took a poll of Pardes students on their favorite ‘Belief Statements’. Each of 43 participants selected 5 ‘Belief Statements’ from a list of 45 that we drew from, as well as from online sources describing the ‘Belief Statements’ of various Jewish denominations.  The poll is not statistically signficant at all, and Continue Reading »

No Wrong Way to Eat a Krembo…

Posted on January 11, 2011 by Joel D.

Learning, Diversity, Jerusalem

Posted on January 10, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

Launched During Recruitment Week ’11


Posted on January 10, 2011 by The Director of Digital Media

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The Chevruta Game

Posted on January 7, 2011 by Joel D.