These and Those

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

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[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Nitzavim-Vayelekh: Choose Life

Posted on August 27, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Rabbi Meir Schweiger discusses parshiot Nitzavim and Vayelech. Nitzavim-Vayelekh

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Ki Tavo: “How Odd of G-D to Choose the Jews!”

Posted on August 23, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

David Levin-Kruss discusses parsha Ki Tavo. [Download the Handout] Ki Tavo

[Alumni Guest Post] Pardes Summer Program 2013

Posted on August 15, 2013 by Talia Kern

Here is the poem I read at the closing lunch for the ’13 summer program: We started Pardes on the eighth of July Little did we know, that time would fly At our opening circle, there are so many names “Come hear about the classes,” Alex exclaims. Nechama, Tzvi, Yaffa, Reuven, who should we choose? Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Ki Tetze: The Beautiful Captured Woman

Posted on August 14, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Neima Novetsky discusses parsha Ki Tetze. Ki Tetze

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Shoftim: Justice, justice, you shall pursue

Posted on August 8, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Rabbi Meir Schweiger discusses parsha Shoftim. Shoftim

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Re’eh: The New and the Free

Posted on August 2, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Rabbi David Levin-Kruss discusses parshat Re’eh. Re’eh

[Alumni Guest Post] Rooted

Posted on July 29, 2013 by Jim Sumner

לשנה הבאה בירושלים   We three friends come from different professional backgrounds. One of us is a teacher, another an asset manager, and the third is in politics. Last summer each of us was motivated to take time out of our lives back home to study at Pardes. We arrived at Pardes with different expectations, Continue Reading »

shabbat shalom – ekev pardes…

Posted on July 26, 2013 by Michal Kohane

In Pirkei Avot (5:25) we find, “turn her, turn her, everything is in her” – הפוך בה, הפוך בה, הכל בה. We knew this theory before coming to Pardes, but feeling it on an almost daily basis for the last three weeks has been a whole different story. Perhaps there is no better place to Continue Reading »

[Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast] Ekev: The Replacement Tablets

Posted on July 25, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy discusses parshat Ekev. Ekev

Angels in Our Lives

Posted on July 22, 2013 by Susan Daniels

I became a widow in the year 2000. I never thought I’d be checking that box on printed forms and registrations. I had two small children, and a two week old Masters in Education. My most memorable interview was at the Orthodox Day School where I found my new job. The principal tried to convince Continue Reading »