New Pardes facility will expand learning opportunities

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 were on hand for the groundbreaking which was the culmination of years of searching for a suitable site. As it turned out, a parcel of land that long lay vacant right next door to Pardes’ current location in south Jerusalem became available and was purchased eight years ago.

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