Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
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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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Meet the Faces of Pardes

"There are seventy faces to the Torah" - Bamidbar Rabbah 13:15
Just as with Torah, Pardes thrives on a diversity of perspectives, and our student body represents a broad spectrum of the Jewish world. The result: a vibrant community constantly engaged in honest, dynamic and constructive debate, leading to serious personal reflection and growth.
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Give the Israel-World Jewry Initiative a Chance
by President & CEO Michael Rosenzweig

Michael Rosenzweig writes about The Israel-World Jewry Initiative, developed by The Jewish Agency for Israel. He reflects:
"We know the problems that prompted this effort are very real and quite frightening in their implications. Do we really wish to bury this good-faith effort to address those problems before the dialogue even begins in earnest?" Read More
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Please leverage your support of Pardes by making your new or increased gift today. Together let’s take full advantage of this wonderful opportunity to further strengthen Pardes and our commitment to rigorous and open Torah learning.

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The New 5774 Pardes Omer Series
Dedicated to Blossom Reutlinger z"l
Runs from April 28 - May 29, 2014
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MAY 14, 2014
Book Launch: Menachem Begin, the Battle for Israel's Soul by Dr. Daniel Gordis
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
Book Launch: Menachem Begin, the Battle for Israel's Soul by Dr. Daniel Gordis Read More

Read our students' blog THESE AND THOSE to find out what students are thinking and doing during their time at Pardes and in Israel.
22 April 2014
choosing what kind of God to serve
the relationships we have with our parents form a template for our relationship with the Divine. i g ...
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13 April 2014
[PCJE Dvar Torah] Pesach, Matzah, Marror
Over the last week, I and most of my fellow PEPers, have been traveling around the States, doing mod ...
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Yonit Lavin
2010, KOLLEL
"The diversity of the Pardes community adds so much to both the learning environment and to the daily conversations in the halls. Every day I am inspired by the opportunity to see Judaism through a new set of eyes." Read More
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