Pardes Summer Program

Program Description

WE ARE FULL! Due to overwhelming demand, registration for Summer 2022 is now closed.
Leave your details below and we will contact you ASAP should a spot open up for this summer; we’ll also make sure you’re among the first to know when Summer 2023 applications go live!

We can’t wait to learn with you in person, in Jerusalem! We will be running a three-week summer program of immersive learning, back in the Beit Midrash! Come to experience:

  • A dynamic and interactive study of classic and contemporary Jewish texts
  • Classes in Talmud, Bible, Spirituality, Prayer, Ethics, The “How” and “Why” of Judaism and more
  • Talented faculty with expertise in skill-building
  • Inclusive community atmosphere with students from around the world
  • Tours in Jerusalem and beyond
  • Open to all levels and backgrounds

Note: The goal is to learn in person, but of course, reality guides us. In the event that this program will need to happen on zoom, we will update you as soon as we can.

Are you a Jewish Educator? Check out the Jewish Educator Summer Workshop, which offers 1-on-1 expert mentorship alongside Beit Midrash learning with the Summer Program community.

Are you a Hillel professional in an educator’s role? Check out the NEW Summer Immersive Fellowship for Hillel Pros, focusing on Mahloket Matters: Healing our Broken Discourse. FREE summer program tuition, travel stipend, and programming grant.

Covid: Pardes complies fully with Israel Health Ministry regulations. Jews of all backgrounds who want to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of Jewish tradition and texts are invited to apply. Minimum requirement: one year of college or age 19 and up.

Tuition for the three weeks program is $790.

We have a VERY limited number of places for a 50% discount on tuition. The following individuals are eligible to apply before Wed., March 30.

  • Campus student leaders (undergrad)
  • Moishe House residents / professionals / MHWOW hosts
  • Base professionals and active community members
  • Rabbinical students
  • Graduate students in Jewish Education
  • Other full time Jewish communal professionals (age 22-35)

Pardes summer students find their own accommodation during their summer stay. Click here for some suggested websites and housing resources.

I am beyond happy that I can call myself a Pardes alumnus. I’ve waited many years to learn at Pardes and it was well worth it. I look forward to the opportunities ב׳׳ה to learn more with Pardes in the future.
– Joshua Margo (Summer ’20)

This is the first time I studied Talmud. It was difficult but well worth extending beyond my comfort zone. The teachers at Pardes are awesome and made the time fly. It always left me feeling like I wanted more time. The experience was stimulating, enriching, and challenging.
– Karen Bailis Saef (Summer ’20)

I finally understand why Pardes was so important to people I had talked to. It filled a spiritual void I have been feeling for a long time and renewed my relationship to Judaism and to G-d.
– Katherine Baker (Summer ’20)

Read about our youngest and oldest Summer Program participants.

Contact for more information.

In Israel:
+972 2 673 5210

In North America: