About Pardes

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

Students encounter and grapple with classic texts and traditions of Judaism, while exploring their relevance to today’s most pressing issues.

Pardes empowers students with the knowledge and tools to take ownership of their Jewish experience.

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Pardes Beit Midrash B'Darom

Ramah Darom
70 Darom Lane, Clayton
Friday, February 15 10:00 am

The People Have Spoken: Gay Marriage, Female Orthodox Rabbis and Disability

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Wednesday, February 20 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Pardes Nashville Learning Group: Portrait of a Leader

Gordon Jewish Community Center
801 Percy Warner Blvd, Nashville
Sunday, February 24 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Piloting New Pardes-Kevah Teaching Fellowship

January 29, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE PARDES INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES PILOTING NEW PARDES-KEVAH TEACHING FELLOWSHIP (JERUSALEM, Israel– January 29, 2019) The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il) is pleased to announce the launch of the Pardes-Kevah Teaching Fellowship, with a new cohort slated to join the program in June 2019 in Berkeley, California. Pardes is excited Continue Reading »

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies and Hebrew College Launch Program to Train Rabbi Educators

January 23, 2019

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE PARDES INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES AND HEBREW COLLEGE LAUNCH PROGRAM TO TRAIN RABBI EDUCATORS  PROGRAM EXPANDS PARDES’S IMPACT AND COMMITMENT TO JEWISH EDUCATION FOR ALL (JERUSALEM, Israel & NEWTON CENTRE, MA– January 23, 2019) The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il) and Hebrew College (www.hebrewcollege.edu) announced a new joint program to Continue Reading »

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Launches Educational Series on Constructive Disagreement

January 8, 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE PARDES INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES LAUNCHES EDUCATIONAL SERIES ON CONSTRUCTIVE DISAGREEMENT WORKSHOP CURRICULUM USES JEWISH TEXTS TO ADDRESS TODAY’S POLITICAL AND IDEOLOGICAL DIVIDES (JERUSALEM, Israel- January 8, 2019) The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il/) launched “Mahloket Matters: How to Disagree Constructively-The Beit Midrash Way”, an innovative five-part educational workshop series 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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Pardes inspires leaders, builds knowledge and transforms the Jewish world through an open, challenging and dynamic encounter with Jewish text and tradition in a diverse and supportive environment.

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