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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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 Summer Evening Lectures 2018

Pardes Summer Evening Lectures 2018

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot
Wednesday, June 277:30 pm - 9:00 pm

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies, Hillel International and The Jewish Theological Seminary Launch Joint Masters Program

June 11, 2018

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE PARDES INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES, HILLEL INTERNATIONAL AND THE JEWISH THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY LAUNCH JOINT MASTERS PROGRAM (JERUSALEM, Israel & WASHINGTON, D.C. & NEW YORK, NY– June 11, 2018) The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators (www.pardes.org.il/), Hillel International (www.hillel.org) and The William Davidson School of The Jewish Theological Seminary (www.jtsa.edu) announced Continue Reading »

Introducing the Newest Graduates of the Pardes Day School Educators Program

June 7, 2018

Mazal tov to the newest alumni of the Pardes Day School Educators Program, who graduated this week! The new educators will teach Jewish studies in day schools running the gamut of age and denominational spectrum. Elana Rothenberg will be teaching at the Solomon Schechter Day School of Manhattan; Dammara Kovnats Hall at Rodeph Sholom, also in New York City; Avi Mandel at Maayanot Continue Reading »

Pardes and Yeshivat Maharat Partner to Train Female Clergy-Educators

May 10, 2018

NEW PARTNERSHIP PROGRAM EXPANDS PARDES’S IMPACT AND COMMITMENT TO JEWISH EDUCATION FOR ALL (JERUSALEM, Israel & BRONX, NY– May 8, 2018) The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators (www.pardes.org.il/) and Yeshivat Maharat (www.yeshivatmaharat.org/) announced a formal partnership to train outstanding women who are passionate about Jewish education and Jewish leadership. Set to launch this fall, a 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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Our success depends on the financial support of people like you.

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.

Become a part of this important project by supporting Pardes today.