These and Those

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

Tag Archives: volunteering

A Time to Glean

Posted on November 18, 2009 by Natalie C.

Last Friday, after three consecutive days of hiking in the Negev, I woke up at 6:30 am. Rather than sleep in, my roommates and I rolled out of bed, boarded a bus, and travelled up north to a kibbutz near Rehovot. Our mission? To “rescue” clementines that would have been left to rot in the Continue Reading »

Volunteering

Posted on November 3, 2009 by Lauren

On Tuesday afternoons a number of Pardes students volunteer with organizations throughout the Jerusalem area, and I’m working with a community called Yotzer Or.  Yotzer Or is composed of mostly immigrant families, many from Ethiopia, who are living in housing projects in the neighborhood of Talpiot directly across from the wealthy neighborhood.  They come to Continue Reading »