About Pardes

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il) is an open, inclusive, diverse and intellectually challenging Jewish learning community based in Jerusalem with programs worldwide. Pardes cultivates a life-long love of Jewish learning, the Jewish people and Israel. Pardes inspires engagement in Jewish life — as communal and spiritual leaders, educators and active participants.

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Mourners Minyan: Grappling with Grief

Thursday, June 20 12:30pm EDT - 2:00pm EDT

Summer 2024 Learning Seminar

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Sunday, June 30 All Day

Disagreement in Service of Heaven

June 19, 2024

Written by Danielle Tomson (Mahloket Matters Fellow ’23) – Battle lines are drawn in times of war, but truth is rarely one-sided. In these times, I’ve sat scrolling the news and social media with an understanding that so much of I’ve been seeing is somebody’s propaganda. Very little of it feels satisfying as an explanation Continue Reading »

Prizmah.org – The Much-Needed Judaics Teacher Already At Your School

June 13, 2024

Written by Rachel Friedrichs (Associate Director, PCJE Israel) – Many Jewish day schools have excellent general studies teachers who are also engaged and interested members of their Jewish communities. These teachers have proven classroom teaching skills, are committed to the school’s mission and values, and understand the community and the students, but they may not Continue Reading »

Pardes Center for Jewish Educators Launches Innovative GS2JS Program to Empower General Studies Teachers in Jewish Day Schools

May 30, 2024

Pardes Center for Jewish Educators Launches Innovative GS2JS Program to Empower General Studies Teachers in Jewish Day Schools Jerusalem, May 30, 2024 – The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators (PCJE) is proud to announce the launch of its groundbreaking General Studies to Jewish Studies (GS2JS) program. This innovative initiative aims to bridge the gap in 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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