These and Those

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

Tag Archives: Year Program

[Take 5] Vicki Raun: Overcoming Fear

Posted on December 28, 2010 by Joel D.

[Student Profile] Julie Aronowitz

Posted on December 22, 2010 by David Bogomolny

“I’m spending this year in Jerusalem, learning how the Rabbis of the 1st and 2nd centuries endeavored to build a just society, and how Jewish tradition has built on their vision.” After graduating from Brandeis University, Julie entered into the field of interfaith organizing through the Jewish Organizing Initiative Fellowship Program. Her many conversations with young Continue Reading »

[Take 5] Elizabeth Chipkin on Her Grandfather

Posted on December 21, 2010 by Joel D.

[Student Profile] Farrah Green

Posted on December 1, 2010 by David Bogomolny

“How do I make a positive impact on Israeli society as a Jew living in America?” Farrah Green contemplates aloud. Farrah has felt a sense of ‘home’ in Israel ever since her March of the Living trip in 2000, and unlike many foreigners studying in Jerusalem she has no sense of being the tourist in Continue Reading »

[Take 5] My Heros, By Joel Dinin

Posted on November 29, 2010 by Joel D.

[Take 5] on Gratitude by Heena Reiter

Posted on November 27, 2010 by The Director of Digital Media

[Student Profile] Kara & David "Bookie" Bookbinder

Posted on November 25, 2010 by David Bogomolny

Although they both hail from Los Angeles, Kara and David only met in college at UC Santa Barbara. As a child, Kara attended Christian Science church every week with her mother, but she became skeptical about religion as a teenager, and came to identify herself as culturally Jewish. David was raised in the Conservative Jewish movement, Continue Reading »

[Take 5] on Veganism & Orthodox Judaism

Posted on November 16, 2010 by Bookie

[Student Profile] Stefan Tiwy

Posted on October 24, 2010 by Vicki Raun

Student Profile on Stefan Tiwy by Fellow Student Vicki Raun You won’t find Israel between Germany and the United States in a typical atlas. But for Pardes Year Program student Stefan Tiwy, it is a logical route. Stefan, born in Germany, is hoping to become a liberal rabbi in the United States. At Pardes, “I’m Continue Reading »

Welcome to the blog!

Posted on October 27, 2009 by Naomi Adland

Since this is one of the first posts on These and Those, I thought I’d take a minute to introduce the blog, and let you all know what we want this blog to be. Pardes is an amazing place to spend time – whether it’s for a few weeks in the summer, a semester, a Continue Reading »