These and Those

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

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[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Va’etchanan: I beseeched the Lord

Posted on July 17, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

This week, Rav Daniel Landes discusses Parashat Va’etchanan. VaEtchanan

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Devarim vs the First 4 Books

Posted on July 10, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

This week, Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy discusses Parashat Devarim. Devarim

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Matot Massei: The Unintentional Killer

Posted on July 4, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

This week, Neima Novetsky discusses Parashat Matot Massei. Matot Masai

Yet Another Bracha

Posted on July 2, 2013 by Ben Macdonald

Two months ago, I decided to do a little experiment. For those who haven’t heard me talking about it, I decided to take 30 days and live shomer mitzvot. I started on Yom HaZikaron and ended on Shavuot and from the first day in I had a really difficult time. First off I needed to Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Pinchas by Rabbi Alex Israel

Posted on June 28, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

This week, Rabbi Alex Israel discusses Parashat Pinchas. Pinchas

[Student Profile] Mary Brett Koplen & Adam Masser

Posted on June 25, 2013 by David Bogomolny

If you walked the halls of Pardes days during our 2012-2013 year program, you might have noticed two students spending a lot of time together. You might have heard them laughing on a Jerusalem park bench. You might have seen them learning together in the Beit Midrash. If you found them at your Shabbat table, Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Balak by Rav Meir Schweiger

Posted on June 21, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

This week, Rav Meir Schweiger discusses Parashat Balak. Balak

[Alumni Guest Post] Nevatim Conference: More Alive, Outside!

Posted on June 20, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

Lisa Bodziner is currently the special programs and curriculum coordinator at the Pearlstone Center. She received a Bachelor’s degree in comparative religions from the University of Wisconsin- Madison. She then lived in Israel for four years, receiving a Master’s Degree in Jewish Education from the Pardes Institude and Hebrew College; working at an Ethiopian restaurant Continue Reading »

Thirty Days of Tzitzit

Posted on June 13, 2013 by Andrea Wiese

From my blog: The sunset this evening brought an end to my thirty days of wearing tzitzit. Like any Jewish ritual/mitzvah that I have taken on, I started out by “trying it out.” So I thought this was a good approach to wearing tzitzit also. Thirty days, why not? They say that is how long Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Chukat: Miriam’s Well

Posted on June 13, 2013 by Emma Sevitz

This week, Rabbi Michael Hattin discusses Parashat Chukat in “Miriam’s Well” Chukat