Capital Campaign News


Pardes Signs Agreement for Construction of New Campus

Posted on January 23, 2020

Pardes is thrilled to report that on December 24th an agreement was signed with NBS, an Israeli real estate development firm, to partner in the development and construction of Pardes’s new home, Beit Karen. Under this agreement, Pardes will be deeply involved in the design and construction of a multi-use tower to be built on the lot adjacent to Pardes’s current facility in the Talpiot area in South Jerusalem. Continue reading »



A Focus on the Architect

Posted on January 23, 2020

Since the early stages of the Campaign for the Generations, Pardes has been working with Matti Rosenshine Architects (MRA) to design plans for Beit Karen, the proposed mixed-use tower in Jerusalem that will house Pardes’s new home. Regarded as one of the premier architectural firms in Jerusalem, MRA has been in business since 1997 and has designed projects ranging from intimate residential interiors to large-scale public facilities. Continue reading »



New Pardes facility will expand learning opportunities

Posted on July 31, 2018 by the Jewish Observer

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. Continue reading »




Jerusalem’s ‘Beit Karen’ to honor memory of Pittsburgh philanthropist

Posted on July 12, 2018 in the Times of Israel

Karen Shapira, who passed away in 2005, always dreamed of having a home in Israel. And prior to her death from breast cancer at the age of 60, she expressed her wishes to be buried there. Continue reading »