The Pardes Community Education courses provide in-depth, Jewish text study on a flexible schedule to meet students’ interests and availability.
The program offers classes, lectures and tours on a variety of subjects. Participants can choose from daytime, lunchtime and evening courses, attend a single class, a course or the entire series.
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September 27, 9 am – 1 pm, Tour to Mt. of Olives and Nachal Kidron
Join this fascinating tour to experience and study the amazing history of the ancient graveyard of the Mount of Olives. We will connect with the story of Rav Kook and other famous personalities who are buried there, to the ancient Yom Kippur ritual whereby the Scapegoat made its way over this mountain, explore the tradition to visit graves during the High Holy Days, and we will walk through Nachal Kidron with its rich array of monuments and churches.
Led by virtuoso tour guide, Shulie Mishkin
November 22, 8:30 am – 5 pm, The Pioneers:
December 27, 10 am – 1 pm, From Rehavia to Mamilla:
Walking tour of the neighborhood of Rehavia and sites along the Agron Street to Mamilla Mall
January 24, 9am – 1 pm, Ingathering of Exiles:
A Morrocan, an Italian and a Yemenite meet in Jerusalem. North African Heritage Center, Italian Synagogue and Museum, Nahlaot
February 21, 8:30 am – 5 pm, Tel Aviv: A New Hebrew Culture:
Neve Zedek, Nahum Guttman Museum, Reuven Rubin Museum
March 7, 8:30 am – 6 pm: Shaar HaAliyah:
Atlit Immigration Camp, Haifa, Druze experience
*Tours dependent on minimum number of participants
Cost: 130 NIS half-day tour, 240 NIS full-day tour
Tuesday, October 24: Professor Joel Hecker
How the Kabbalah Transformed our Friday Night Spirituality
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Tuesday, October 31: Rabbi Dr. Zvi Grumet
The Legacy of Cain: Meaningfulness and Mortality
Tuesday, November 7: Rabbi Dr. Zvi Grumet
The Covenant of the Pieces: When God Meets Man
Tuesday, February 20: Rabbi Michael Hattin
A Textual and Historic Framing
Tuesday, February 27: Rabbi Michael Hattin
Divine Concealment and Human Initiative
Tuesday, March 6: Rabbi Dr. Daniel Roth
Can we Talk about Political Leaders Constructively? From Jacob and Pharaoh to Bibi and Trump
Part of Dibbur Hadash: Israeli Week of Constructive Conflict
All lectures will start at 7:30 pm at Pardes Institute, 29 Pierre Koenig (Corner of Rivka) Talpiot
Cost: 40 NIS at the door, 30 NIS online in advance, 20 NIS students and Masa
You can purchase a Pardes Pass for admission to all 2017/18 evening lectures: 300 NIS. Email email@example.com.