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Rabbi Dov Berkovits (Legacy Faculty) has provided the Pardes community with a Rosh Hashana preview of his upcoming book. Below, you can read his message to our community and download your copy. Please note: The preview and upcoming book are in Hebrew only. The insert on Masechet Rosh Hashana that you may download below (that, Continue Reading »
The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies is pleased to welcome four new members to its lay leadership! All four are alumni of Pardes, lifelong learners within our community, and steadfast partners in our mission of providing accessible and deep Torah learning experiences. Mark S. Cohen Pardes Board of Directors, Israel Retired Attorney Officer and Board Continue Reading »
“It’s about being a teacher who is a normal person too, and saying: ‘let’s explore this text together, because I need this too.’” Aviva Lauer was recently featured on The Jewish Education Experience Podcast, to talk about meaning-mining with students and sharing your true self with them.
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