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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Programs

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.

Yossi Klein Halevi: Letters to my Palestinian Neighbor

Yossi Klein Halevi: Letters to my Palestinian Neighbor

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Wednesday, October 107:30 pm
Pardes Nashville Learning Group: Portrait of a Leader

Pardes Nashville Learning Group: Portrait of a Leader

Gordon Jewish Community Center
801 Percy Warner Blvd, Nashville
Sunday, October 2111:00 am - 12:30 pm
Jewish Life, Halakha and our Changing Reality

Jewish Life, Halakha and our Changing Reality

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Wednesday, October 247:30 pm

Aviva Golbert Named as Director of Pardes Center for Jewish Educators

September 4, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AVIVA GOLBERT NAMED AS DIRECTOR OF PARDES CENTER FOR JEWISH EDUCATORS (JERUSALEM, Israel-September 3, 2018) Aviva Golbert, the current Acting Director of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators (PCJE), has been appointed Director of PCJE as of the start of the 2018-2019 academic year. A Jewish educator with over 20 years of Continue Reading »

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Launches Online Tefilah Education Database for Jewish Educators

August 28, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE PARDES INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES LAUNCHES ONLINE TEFILAH EDUCATION DATABASE FOR JEWISH EDUCATORS (JERUSALEM, Israel- August 28, 2018) The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il) announces the launch of its Tefilah database for Jewish educators worldwide. The online database is a free resource under the umbrella of the Pardes Center for Jewish Continue Reading »

Ayeka and Pardes Announce Collaboration to Create Soulful Parenting Podcast

August 23, 2018

        AYEKA AND PARDES ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION TO CREATE SOULFUL PARENTING PODCAST   Jerusalem, Israel, August 22, 2018 – Ayeka: The Center for Soulful Jewish Education today announced the release of the podcast mini-series Inspired Parenting: Jewish Tools for Reflection and Growth, together with the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies’ online Jewish learning site, 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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