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Sweet & Sour Meatballs

Posted on March 13, 2014 by Hannah Joy

Ingredients Two cans of tomato sauce with mushrooms (Rokeach is good) Two cans full of water Lemon (¼ a cup of lemon juice, or about 1/2 a lemon) Sugar: 2 heaping tablespoons (use equal amounts of lemon & sugar – technically the recipe calls for ½ cup of each, but we use ¼ cup of Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] Recipe: Roasted Vegetables

Posted on February 25, 2014 by Nataliya Naydorf

Ingredients: 2 zucchinis 1 potato 2 sweet potatoes 6 cloves of garlic 1 red pepper 1 green pepper 2 carrots 1 beet olive oil pepper salt thyme paprika basil rosemary

[Alumni Guest Post] Plum salad recipe

Posted on February 19, 2014 by Simone Wilk

Ingredients: 10 little plums cut into thin wedges 2 tbls cilantro chopped 1 heaping tbls tihina 1 smaller tbls silan (date syrup) 2 tbls olive oil salt and pepper to taste Directions: Cut, chop, stir and enjoy!

10 FAQS ABOUT BEING GAY AT PARDES

Posted on February 16, 2014 by Avi Benson-Goldberg

1. WAIT, YOU’RE GAY? I WOULD NEVER HAVE GUESSED! Probably I don’t get this as much as I feel like I do, but hey, we are all humans and so sometimes I go to work in my normal pants and sometimes I go to work in my garish neon-rainbow-flag leather tuchus-less chaps! This is really Continue Reading »

[Alumni Guest Post] Borscht Recipe!

Posted on February 12, 2014 by Nataliya Naydorf

You will need: 1 defrosted chicken thigh (or veggie bullion cube or 2 tablespoons of olive oil) 1 medium sized onion (peeled and whole) 1 half of a cabbage (grated) 2 medium sized potatoes (peeled and cubed) 2 medium carrots (peeled and cubed) 1 beet (grated) ketchup (to taste) (trust me) salt (to taste) pepper Continue Reading »

Day 4: Envelope Structure

Posted on December 29, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

From my blog: Day 4:  We awoke pretty early to hit the trail and get to the finish line with enough time to make some decisions about what we wanted to do for Shabbat. At this point, the hike continues in Nahal Amud until it flattens out at the start of the valley to the Kinneret. Continue Reading »

Yam L’Yam Day 3 | Can’t Rain On Our Parade

Posted on December 15, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

From my blog: Day 3 | 14 km: “Life is not about waiting for the storms to pass, it’s about learning to dance in the rain.” – Vivian Greene Recap. Where did we leave off? We were sleeping at Beit Sefer Hasadeh thanks to the hesed of Meir. We set our alarms for five, hoping Continue Reading »

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

Posted on December 10, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

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 »

A FAQ about Crying

Posted on November 28, 2013 by Alana Bandos

I cry a lot.  Some of you have noticed.  Others probably haven’t.  But no matter, if you are going to be in the same program as me for at least another month, you will probably see me cry at some point.  A lot of people have been showing concern for my crying and I’ve received Continue Reading »

Diabetes FAQ

Posted on October 9, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

What do diabetes and Pardes have in common? For you, probably nothing. But I’ve been at Pardes for two years, with one more to go. And for me, these two are intrinsically linked! See, in the last month of my first year at Pardes, I was mistakenly diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes. I left for Continue Reading »