Upcoming Event

Tisha B’Av 5777 at Pardes — Beyond Lamentations: Discord and Harmony

Tuesday, August 1, 2017

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

Tisha B’Av at Pardes – Beyond Lamentations: Discord and Harmony

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies will be running our annual Tisha B’Av program on August 1, 2017 from 10 am – 5 pm. This event is sponsored in loving memory of Ben Blutstein z”l by his family who misses him dearly; and in loving memory of Terri R. Menter תמר רחל בת זלמן חיים וקיילא ז״ל and her lifetime of engagement with Jewish learning by E. Scott and Jackie Menter


Online in advance: 35 NIS
At the door: 50 NIS
Students and Masa: 20 NIS
Online registration closes at 11PM on July 31.
Please note that if your credit card is not open to internet or international transactions, you will not be able to pay on the website

Click here for guidelines of how to make the most out of your day at Pardes.

10 – 11:15 am

The Decree has Been Issued: Can we Change it?
Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield

Post-Modern Eicha – Chanting and Poetry from the Depth
Rabbi Ruth Gan Kagan

The Most Productive Conversations We Can Ever Have: Can We Release Feelings of Frustration and Hurt without Damaging a Relationship
Tovah Leah Nachmani

How to Restore Unity to a Fragmented World
Yiscah Smith

11:30 am – 12:45 pm

“That Day His Soul Rested”: The Mercy Killing of Rebbe
Gila Fine

The Sound of Divine Silence: Suffering and the Search for Meaning
Dr. Elliott Malamet

I would never set foot in Poland! A virtual walking tour of the  Warsaw Ghetto
Rabbi Gideon Sylvester

Why Lose Hope?
Rabbi Gideon Weitzman

1:15 pm – 2:30 pm

This Pardes Life LIVE: Despair and Hope:Politics, Religion and Community in a Changing World
Nechama Goldman Barash, Rabbi David Levin-Kruss & Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth, moderated by Rabbi Leon Morris
Tune in live on Facebook, visit www.facebook.com/pardesinstitute

2:45 – 4:15 pm

Film: Tunnel of Hope A documentary charting the remarkable story of 250 Jewish escapees who successfully fled from a camp in Nowogródek
Followed by a discussion with the Co-Producer Michael Kagan

4:30 pm

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

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