Pardes Jewish Study Programs in Israel
Pardes Jewish Study Programs in Israel
Pardes Jewish Study Programs in Israel
Pardes Jewish Study Programs in Israel
Pardes Jewish Study Programs in Israel
Pardes Jewish Study Programs in Israel

About Pardes

Pardes is an open, co-ed and non-denominational Jewish learning community, based in Jerusalem and with programs worldwide.

Students encounter and grapple with classic texts and traditions of Judaism, while exploring their relevance to today’s most pressing issues.

Pardes empowers students with the knowledge and tools to take ownership of their Jewish experience.

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44 Years since founding
26 Programs offered
37 Faculty members
6,000+ Number of graduates

“There is nothing I can recommend more than spending time at Pardes. Through the teachers and friends I met, I discovered how Judaism can be a source of guidance, making me a more informed Jew and a better person. Best spent year of my life.”

Matt Bar, Philadelphia, PA
Founder and Executive Director of Bible Raps

Programs

Whether you have always dreamt of studying in Israel, are looking for something meaningful to do during your vacation, or are considering a career in Jewish Education, Pardes offers a variety of learning opportunities at every level.

“Pardes is a great place for Jews of all nationalities. Our commonality as young Jews who want to learn and to ask questions is far greater than anything that might divide us.”

Veronique Kretz, Strasbourg, France
Philosophy & Law graduate

Pray, Sing, Ask, Study: Pardes Rosh Hashana Learners’ Service

Pray, Sing, Ask, Study: Pardes Rosh Hashana Learners’ Service

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Monday, October 39:00 am - 12:30 pm
(re)Penser la Teshuva: une soirée d’étude talmudique et de méditation juive

(re)Penser la Teshuva: une soirée d’étude talmudique et de méditation juive

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Thursday, October 67:30 pm
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New Pardes Companion to Yom Kippur

September 25, 2016

Pardes is excited to share the new Pardes Companion to Yom Kippur – a collection of articles by faculty members to help prepare and guide you through the highlights of the Yom Kippur rituals and prayer service. The Companion is available to download free at www.elmad.pardes.org/ykcompanion. The Pardes Companion to Yom Kippur has been generously Continue Reading »

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Pardes brings together teachers across denominations to tackle Tefilah crisis in schools

August 29, 2016

At the start of the summer vacation, twenty four teachers, spanning grades 2-12, across denominations and from throughout the U.S., participated in the Aleinu Leshabe’ach II: Conference on Tefilah in Jewish Day Schools. The five-day conference, run by the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators (PCJE) with support from the AVI CHAI Foundation, aimed to work Continue Reading »

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Rabbi Daniel Landes to leave Pardes

July 21, 2016

July 21, 2016 After 21 years of dedicated service to Pardes, Rabbi Daniel Landes will be leaving at the end of the summer. Rabbi Landes has played a seminal role in the growth and development of our organization and in the lives of our alumni. He has inspired and led our institution, and helped to Continue Reading »

“There is something magical about studying and living in Jerusalem. If you want to know where the things we are learning about happened, you just look out the window.”

Gil Bar-Shoshan, Berlin, Germany
Fund manager at Aviva Investors

Elmad: Online Learning

The online home of Pardes Digital Learning. Elmad provides access to Pardes’s unique blend of learning, with a variety of original podcasts, words of Torah and recorded lectures by our renowned faculty.

Topics include: Torah, Holidays, Halakah, History, Modernity, Spirituality, Education, Personalities, and the Self.

“My teachers were inspiring and wouldn’t let me get away with not knowing. My first year of Pardes was the hardest I ever worked, not to mention how fun it was. Pardes is a meeting place of spectacular souls.”

Jessica Fain, San Francisco, CA
Customer Success Partner at Box Inc.

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Our success depends on the financial support of people like you.

Pardes inspires leaders, builds knowledge and transforms the Jewish world through an open, challenging and dynamic encounter with Jewish text and tradition in a diverse and supportive environment.

Become a part of this important project by supporting Pardes today.