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

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August 5, 2014: Tisha b'Av at Pardes

This Tisha b'Av, learn with Israel's top educators at Pardes. This day of learning is held in memory of our students Marla Bennett, Ben Blustein, Sara Duker and Matt Eisenfeld z"l murdered in terrorist attacks.

For more information and a full schedule, please click here.
Emeritus Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
Speaks at Pardes

On May 27, 2014 Emeritus Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks gave an inspirational speech on the Dignity of Difference to the graduating Pardes students and Pardes Board members.

Response to American Friends
by Director Daniel Landes

Daniel Landes responds to concerned friends in the Diaspora, contextualizing the military conflict with Hamas. He reflects:
"Our destiny is neither that of becoming the victim, nor becoming victimizer. Rav Kook taught that the best qualities of the People Israel, its kindness and its goodness, as well as its strength and resilience, will prove to be the deciding factors." Read More


Wednesday Evenings at 8:00 PM:
Summer Lectures by your favorite
Pardes instructors... Meir Schweiger
teaches this week; for tickets click here

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JULY 30, 2014
Meir Schweiger - "Jews, God and History"
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Read our students' blog THESE AND THOSE to find out what students are thinking and doing during their time at Pardes and in Israel.
30 July 2014
O’seh Shalom: Pray with Me
I shared these words at the final Community Lunch of the 2014 Summer Program: I am an unorthodox Jew ...
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29 July 2014
[Alumni Guest Post] Ruin Your Life for the Better
“Zvi ruined my life.” That was the common refrain heard in the hallways of Pardes at the conclusion ...
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Derek Kwait
2013, FELLOWS PROGRAM
"It’s so hard to fathom that Jerusalem is a real place, that I’m actually standing in that place I constantly read about in prayers and psalms, that when a teacher says 'right over there in the Temple' they actually mean right over there..." Read More
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