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.
Whether you have always dreamt of studying in Israel, are looking for something meaningful to do during your vacation, or are considering a career in Jewish Education, Pardes offers a variety of learning opportunities at every level.
Pardes is excited to share the new Pardes Companion for Rosh Hashana – a collection of articles by faculty members to help prepare and inspire you through Rosh Hahana and to bring depth and meaning to your holiday. You can download and print the companion suitable for A4 paper or US letter size at https://elmad.pardes.org/rhcompanion.
Published in The Jewish Observer, July 31, 2018 More opportunities to learn about and experience Judaism will be available to more people. That’s what friends of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem are working to achieve with a new building. A groundbreaking was held on June 24. Nashville residents Moshe and Libby Werthan Continue Reading »
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE PARDES INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES RECEIVES GRANTS FOR SERIES ON CONSTRUCTIVE DISAGREEMENT WORKSHOP CURRICULUM USES JEWISH TEXTS TO ADDRESS TODAY’S POLITICAL AND IDEOLOGICAL DIVIDES (JERUSALEM, Israel- July 17, 2018) The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il) recently received grants from Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah and from Continue Reading »
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