Upcoming Event

Tisha B’Av 2018 at Pardes in Jerusalem

Sunday, July 22, 2018

10:00 am - 5:00 pm, IDT

Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
29 Pierre Koenig Street, Talpiot, Jerusalem , Israel

Sponsored in loving memory of Ben Blutstein z”l by his family who misses him dearly.

10:00 – 11:15 AM

Abraham and Job: When Bad Things Happen to Good Biblical Characters
Judy Klitsner

“That’s Alright, Dear. I’ll Sit in the Dark” Why Do We Do It? How Can We Change It?
Rabbi Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy

Trusting Our Children When They Can’t Be Trusted: Textual Paradigms and Modern Wisdom
Tovah Leah Nachmani

The Politics of Destruction
Rabbi Zvi Grumet

11:30 -12:45

In the End of Days There Will Be No Death: The Rabbi Who Fooled the Grim Reaper
Gila Fine

The Joy of Destruction and Oppression: 9 B’Av and the Jewish Attachment to Suffering
Rabbi Dr. Leon Wiener Dow

O’Chavruta O’Mituta: How Does Destruction Manifest in the 21st C?
Rabbi Dr. Reb Mimi Feigelson

Three Divine Echoes: Singularity, Plurality, and Oneness
Yiscah Smith

1:00-2:15 PM

The Anvetanut of Rabbi Zecharia ben Avkolas:  How Can We Move Beyond Paralysis and Fear in Politics, Religion, and in our Lives?
Rabbi Dr. Meesh Hammer-Kossoy, Rabbi Leon Morris, Dr. Elana Stein Hain, Jamie Salter

2:30-3:45 PM

Breakout Groups: 

  • Short films on overcoming fear
  • A Personal Workshop: Finding Courage, Aryeh Ben David

4:00 PM

Memorial Service followed by Mincha
In memory of our students Marla Bennett, Ben Blutstein, Sara Duker and Matt Eisenfeld z”l, murdered in terrorist attacks

Online in Advance: 35 NIS
Students and Masa: 20 NIS
On the door: 50 NIS

Online registration for this event will close at 6 am on Sunday, July 22. After that, you will only be able to pay full price on the door.