About Pardes

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il) is an open, inclusive, diverse and intellectually challenging Jewish learning community based in Jerusalem with programs worldwide. Pardes cultivates a life-long love of Jewish learning, the Jewish people and Israel. Pardes inspires engagement in Jewish life — as communal and spiritual leaders, educators and active participants.

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Cultivating the Spiritual Practice of Sacred Chutzpah: Humbled Self Confidence

Temple Israel of Greater Miami
137 NE 19th St, Miami
Thursday, February 29 7:00pm EST - 8:30pm EST

Darkhei Shalom - Ways of Peace: The Path to Building Community

Moishe House, Kilburn
29 Pierre Koenig, Kilburn
Thursday, February 29 7:00pm GMT - 8:30pm GMT

Motzei Shabbat Learning Salon - Messages in the Mishnah: The Laws of Shema and the Uniqueness of Human Beings

London, UK – Hosted by Jay Schlesinger and Michael Sluckis
29 Pierre Koenig, Hendon
Saturday, March 2 7:00pm GMT

Pardes Institute for Jewish Learning Announces Key Staff Promotions and Additions

January 25, 2024

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 25, 2024 Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies Announces Key Staff Promotions and Additions Simone Katz Joins as Chief Marketing Officer; Additional Promotions and Changes Reflect Investment in Organizational Growth (Jerusalem) – The Pardes Institute for Jewish Studies, an open, inclusive, diverse, and intellectually challenging Jewish learning community based in Jerusalem with Continue Reading »

The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Announces Two Endowed Chairs

December 12, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2023 The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Announces Two Endowed Chairs Inclusive Jewish learning center expands opportunities for meaningful study (Jerusalem) – The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies (www.pardes.org.il), an open, inclusive, diverse and intellectually challenging Jewish learning community based in Jerusalem with programs worldwide, today announced Judy Klitsner as Continue Reading »

Reflections from Israel

November 9, 2023

By Rabbi Jonathan Leener The following remarks were initially delivered at Prospect Heights Shul on Shabbat, November 4th.  Rav Tzadok Ha-Koen of Lublin taught, “The place where a person runs in times of crisis — when the pain reaches to the depth of the soul — that place is their essence.” I feel blessed that Continue Reading »

Elmad: Online Learning

The online home of Pardes Digital Learning. Elmad provides access to Pardes’s unique blend of learning, with a variety of original podcasts, words of Torah and recorded lectures by our renowned faculty.

Topics include: Torah, Holidays, Halakah, History, Modernity, Spirituality, Education, Personalities, and the Self.

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