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.
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.
Due to the weather, the Monday evening lecture on David: A Complicated Hero by Professor Yair Zakovitch that was scheduled to take place on January 25th has been postponed. The new date will be Monday evening, February 8th at 8 pm. All Tuesday Community Education morning classes on January 26th and Tuesday evening’s class with Continue Reading »
Pardes has launched three new podcast series on Elmad, our online learning library : This Pardes Life, is venerable Pardes teacher and life-coach David Levin-Kruss, getting personal with his fellow teachers – talking about life, texts and of course, Pardes. Meir Schweiger is first up talking about happiness. In The Maggid of Melbourne Speaks, Levi Continue Reading »
Thanks to a generous Pardes donor, up to $260,000 in new gifts and gift increases will be matched. Specifically, if… You made a gift last year between September 1, 2014 and August 31, 2015, and make a larger gift this year, that increase will matched. You have never made a gift to Pardes, or your Continue Reading »
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.
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.