Upcoming Event

Tisha B’Av 5777 at Pardes — Beyond Lamentations: Discord and Harmony

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot, Jerusalem , Israel


Tisha B’Av at Pardes – Beyond Lamentations: Discord and Harmony

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies will be running our annual Tisha B’Av program on August 1, 2017 from 10 am – 5 pm. This event is sponsored in loving memory of Ben Blutstein z”l by his family who misses him dearly; and in loving memory of Terri R. Menter תמר רחל בת זלמן חיים וקיילא ז״ל and her lifetime of engagement with Jewish learning by E. Scott and Jackie Menter

Tickets:

Online in advance: 35 NIS
At the door: 50 NIS
Students and Masa: 20 NIS

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10 – 11:15 am

The Decree has Been Issued: Can we Change it?
Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield

Post-Modern Eicha – Chanting and Poetry from the Depth
Rabbi Ruth Gan Kagan

The Most Productive Conversations We Can Ever Have: Can We Release Feelings of Frustration and Hurt without Damaging a Relationship
Tovah Leah Nachmani

How to Restore Unity to a Fragmented World
Yiscah Smith

11:30 am – 12:45 pm

“That Day His Soul Rested”: The Mercy Killing of Rebbe
Gila Fine

The Sound of Divine Silence: Suffering and the Search for Meaning
Dr. Elliott Malamet

I Would Never Go to Poland! A Virtual Tour of Jewish Warsaw Before, During and After the Holocaust
Rabbi Gideon Sylvester

Why Lose Hope?
Rabbi Gideon Weitzman

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

This Pardes Life LIVE: Despair and Hope:Politics, Religion and Community in a Changing World
Nechama Goldman Barash, Rabbi David Levin-Kruss & Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth, moderated by Rabbi Leon Morris
Tune in live on Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/pardesinstitute

2:45 – 4:15 pm

Film: Tunnel of Hope A documentary charting the remarkable story of 250 Jewish escapees who successfully fled from a camp in Nowogródek
Followed by a discussion with the Director Michael Kagan

4:30 pm

Memorial followed by Mincha
In memory of our students Marla Bennett, Ben Blutstein, Sara Duker and Matt Eisenfeld ז”ל murdered in terrorist attacks

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