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 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

Megillat Esther: Lessons for Today (Part 1)

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Wednesday, February 27 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Megillat Esther: Lessons for Today (Part 2)

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Monday, March 4 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Debate and Division Come Under Discussion by Presidents, Judges and Rabbis

February 18, 2019

Published in The Jerusalem Post, February 17, 2019 Written by, Jeremy Sharon “Debate, dispute, division, dialogue and conflict were all under discussion at the Bible study group session with President Reuven Rivlin on Sunday night, together with the President of the Supreme Court Esther Hayut, legalists, rabbis, academics and politicians. The event, which was coordinated Continue Reading »

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 »

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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