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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Noah and Jonah: How Similar Stories Say Opposite Things About the Self and About Human Transformation

The Beis Community
587 Ft Washington Ave, New York
Thursday, November 14 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Kulam Shabbaton in Pittsburgh

JCC of Pittsburgh
5738 Darlington Road, Pittsburgh
Friday, November 15 6:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Global Day of Jewish Learning

Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
334 Amsterdam Avenue, New York
Sunday, November 17 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Arguing for Heaven’s Sake

November 3, 2019

Published in The Jewish Standard on October 31, 2019. Written by, Joanne Palmer “It’s possible that the deepest of all Jewish instincts is the need to argue. To look at texts and say, “yes, but.” To listen to your teachers and say, “Are you sure?” To listen to your family and friends and say, “You’ve Continue Reading »

Pardes Appoints Director of North American Programs

April 16, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PARDES APPOINTS DIRECTOR OF NORTH AMERICAN PROGRAMS  (NEW YORK, NY- April 16, 2019) The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il) announced that current Assistant Director of Education in North America, Shani Gross, will assume the position of Director of North American Programs this summer. Shani will continue to create and implement programming, 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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