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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Women and Time-Bound Commandments

Tuesday, June 6 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

The Torah of Gathering Intensive - Denver

Sunday, June 11 12:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Congratulations to Cohort 2 of our Senior Educator Learning Fellowship!

June 1, 2023

At the Pardes Center for Jewish Educators, we are deeply committed to the professional growth of Jewish educators.  We are excited to celebrate the completion of Cohort 2 of our Senior Educator Learning Fellowship (SELF). We look forward to seeing the lasting impact these Jewish educational leaders will have within their own communities and the Continue Reading »

Celebrating Our Recently Ordained Alumni!

May 31, 2023

At Pardes, we are dedicated to nurturing the growth of the next generation of Jewish leaders. Today, we celebrate our outstanding alumni who have recently received rabbinic ordination. We are proud of them for their accomplishments and the impact they will make as leaders and teachers in their communities.  Mazal tov to all of our Continue Reading »

Shavuot: A Chance to Become a Centrist

May 24, 2023

By Sherwin Pomerantz In Israel, as in the rest of the world, we see people chained to the circumference of the circle, unwilling to let go of hardened positions and allow the centripetal forces to bring them close.

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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