These and Those

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

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The Practical Dictionary of the Pardes Lexicon: Second Edition

Posted on May 27, 2013 by Derek Kwait

At the end of last year, I gave the world “The Kwait“ the necessarily abridged First Edition of The Practical Dictionary of the Pardes Lexicon. Now, as my Pardes experience comes to a close, I present this still necessarily abridged Second Edition, to be known as “The Kwait Shayni.” This edition, like its predecessor, is Continue Reading »

December 14, 2008 (I think)–The Day that Accidentally Changed my Life Forever

Posted on April 12, 2013 by Derek Kwait

Never underestimate the impact of one good deed, on the doer at least as much as on the recipient. I went on Birthright through Hillel in late December 2008. During one of our pre-Israel orientation sessions, they told us we would have the opportunity to pack suitcases filled with clothes, shoes, toys, the JCC Continue Reading »

These and Those WORDLE

Posted on February 26, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

We pasted the Top 10 most popular blog posts into Wordle,and this is what we got:

[Alumni Guest Post] Update from Matt Rissien (Year ’08)

Posted on February 21, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

Pardes-nicks, I just found out about the student blog, and I think it’s so great!! I took my Junior year off from the University of Kansas, and studied at Pardes in ’07-’08. Being still partially in the college mindset, I don’t know that I took full advantage of everything Pardes had to teach me; though Continue Reading »

Featured on eJewishPhilanthropy!

Posted on January 22, 2013 by The Director of Digital Media

We’ve been featured on the eJewishPhilanthropy website!

How to Write a Blog Post*

Posted on October 16, 2012 by Derek Kwait

Last year was my blogging year. This year is the one where I step aside and help other people blog Pardes. This suits me just fine since this is also the year where I have no time to blog (almost). It occurred to me, however, that if I am to run this blog, then I Continue Reading »

פעילות תרבותית בישראל – Cultural Activities in Israel

Posted on September 30, 2012 by Aliza Geller

Wow! Ever since my blog was added to the list of Pardes Student Bloggers, there has been an explosion of pageviews! Thanks everyone! So the title of my blog post is, Cultural Activities in Israel. One of my goals for the year is to experience what Israel  has to offer in music, film, ect. So far I have Continue Reading »