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Reflections on the GA 2018 “Let’s Talk”: Can Israel and the Diaspora aspire to be not just two pillars, but an arch?

Posted on November 4, 2018

Published in eJewish Philanthropy, November 2, 2018 By Jackie Frankel Yaakov The GA 2018 in Tel Aviv was a dialogue on Israel and the Diaspora and the future of Jewish peoplehood being in danger. What does it mean that we are ‘Am Yisrael’ if the two largest Jewish communities of today don’t understand one another – Continue Reading »

Two Heads Are Better Than One

Posted on October 16, 2018

Published in eJewish Philanthropy, October 15, 2018 Two are better off than one, in that they derive greater benefit from their efforts. For if they should fall, the one will raise up the other, as opposed to if one falls when there is no one to raise him. Ecclesiastes 4:10-11 Ecclesiastes famously teaches us that “Tovim Continue Reading »

Aviva Golbert Named as Director of Pardes Center for Jewish Educators

Posted on September 4, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AVIVA GOLBERT NAMED AS DIRECTOR OF PARDES CENTER FOR JEWISH EDUCATORS (JERUSALEM, Israel-September 3, 2018) Aviva Golbert, the current Acting Director of the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators (PCJE), has been appointed Director of PCJE as of the start of the 2018-2019 academic year. A Jewish educator with over 20 years of Continue Reading »

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Launches Online Tefilah Education Database for Jewish Educators

Posted on August 28, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE PARDES INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES LAUNCHES ONLINE TEFILAH EDUCATION DATABASE FOR JEWISH EDUCATORS (JERUSALEM, Israel- August 28, 2018) The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il) announces the launch of its Tefilah database for Jewish educators worldwide. The online database is a free resource under the umbrella of the Pardes Center for Jewish Continue Reading »

Ayeka and Pardes Announce Collaboration to Create Soulful Parenting Podcast

Posted on August 23, 2018

        AYEKA AND PARDES ANNOUNCE COLLABORATION TO CREATE SOULFUL PARENTING PODCAST   Jerusalem, Israel, August 22, 2018 – Ayeka: The Center for Soulful Jewish Education today announced the release of the podcast mini-series Inspired Parenting: Jewish Tools for Reflection and Growth, together with the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies’ online Jewish learning site, Continue Reading »

Pardes Appoints Assistant Director of Education in North America

Posted on August 22, 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PARDES APPOINTS ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION IN NORTH AMERICA PARDES CONTINUES TO EXPAND JEWISH EDUCATIONAL PRESENCE IN NORTH AMERICA (NEW YORK, NY- August 22, 2018) The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il/) announced and welcomed Shani Gross as Assistant Director of Education in North America. Shani will be working closely with Rabba Continue Reading »

Pardes Rosh Hashana Companion Available Now!

Posted on August 20, 2018

Pardes is excited to share the new Pardes Companion for Rosh Hashana – a collection of articles by faculty members to help prepare and inspire you through Rosh Hashana and to bring depth and meaning to your holiday. You can download and print the companion suitable for A4 paper or US letter size at https://elmad.pardes.org/rhcompanion. 

New Pardes facility will expand learning opportunities

Posted on July 31, 2018

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 Continue Reading »

Pardes Receives Grants for Series on Constructive Disagreement

Posted on July 17, 2018

       FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE THE PARDES INSTITUTE OF JEWISH STUDIES RECEIVES GRANTS FOR SERIES ON CONSTRUCTIVE DISAGREEMENT WORKSHOP CURRICULUM USES JEWISH TEXTS TO ADDRESS TODAY’S POLITICAL AND IDEOLOGICAL DIVIDES (JERUSALEM, Israel- July 17, 2018) The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il) recently received grants from Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah and from Continue Reading »

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

Posted on July 12, 2018

Published in the Pittsburgh Jewish Chronicle, July 12, 2018 Beit Karen, the new home of the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies in Jerusalem, is being built to honor local activist Karen Shapira. Karen Shapira, who passed away in 2005, always dreamed of having a home in Israel. And prior to her death from breast cancer Continue Reading »