About Pardes

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il) is an open, inclusive, diverse and intellectually challenging Jewish learning community based in Jerusalem with programs worldwide. Pardes cultivates a life-long love of Jewish learning, the Jewish people and Israel. Pardes inspires engagement in Jewish life — as communal and spiritual leaders, educators and active participants.

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Pardes Nashville Learning Group

Gordon Jewish Community Center
801 Percy Warner Blvd, Nashville
Sunday, January 19 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Women in the Wilderness with Dr. Avivah Zornberg

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Wednesday, January 22 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Women in the Wilderness with Dr. Avivah Zornberg

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Wednesday, January 29 7:30 pm - 9:15 pm

Pardes Raises $3 Million for North American Programming

January 15, 2020

A Letter from Pardes President, Rabbi Leon A. Morris January 14, 2020 Dear Friends, In the spring of 2018, Rabba Yaffa Epstein and I embarked on a 10-day North American tour. Together we visited eight cities and met with hundreds of alumni and supporters of all ages and backgrounds. We shared with you that Pardes is Continue Reading »

Karen Rivo Joins Pardes’s North American Board

January 2, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Karen Rivo Joins Pardes’s North American Board (New York, NY – December 26, 2019) Pardes is pleased to announce that Karen Rivo of Miami Beach, Florida has joined the North American Board of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies. “We are so honored to have Karen join our North American board,” said Continue Reading »

Pardes Appoints New Director of Marketing and Communications

December 12, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Pardes Appoints New Director of Marketing and Communications (JERUSALEM, ISRAEL – December 13, 2019) Pardes is excited to announce that Jamie Bornstein (Year Program 05-06) has been appointed Director of Marketing and Communications. Jamie joined Pardes in October 2010 as Assistant Director in North America and was later promoted to Senior Director. Continue Reading »

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.

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