Summer Program

Embark on a Journey through Jewish Wisdom this Summer

Immerse Yourself in the Text

Deepen your understanding of Jewish texts with in-depth study led by expert faculty

Join Our Community

Encounter a mosaic of voices within a global community spanning generations, denominations and backgrounds

Experience Jerusalem

Unpack the historical and spiritual significance and current realities within Jerusalem

We can’t wait to learn with you in Jerusalem!

Embark on a transformative journey into Jewish wisdom with our Summer Program in Jerusalem. Dive into an interactive study of classic and contemporary Jewish texts, within a vibrant and welcoming community.

Alongside studying in the Pardes Beit Midrash, you’ll experience the unique cultural tapestry of modern Jerusalem, where past and present intertwine and daily life is infused with Jewish rhythm and relevance. You’ll partake in guided tours and volunteer opportunities, gaining deeper perspectives on current realities and contributing in meaningful ways.

Registration Deadline: June 16, 2024

Are you a…

Join our unique educators’ track of the Summer Program, and prepare for the upcoming school year with the Jewish Educators Summer Workshop. In addition to experiencing the full Summer Program, you will work 1-on-1 with an expert mentor to develop your curricula and educational plans.

Learn more about the Jewish Educator Summer Workshop

Generous scholarships and stipends are available for a limited number of engagement and education Hillel professionals. Professionals will enjoy a curated cohort-within-a-cohort experience during Session I, with a focus on bringing their personal and professional development back to campus.

Priority is given to those who have not yet studied in an immersive Pardes program.

Hillel cohort applications due by April 15, 2024
Contact rebecca@pardes.org for details

Program Dates

Session I: July 8-25, 2024
Session II: July 28 – August 8, 2024

Who?

Jews of all backgrounds who to want to deepen their knowledge and appreciation of Jewish tradition and texts. 

Minimum requirement: One year of college or age 19+.

Costs

Tuition includes: All classes and course materials, guided tours, and select communal meals.

Session I: $950
Session II: $650
Session I + II: $1,490

Discount available for local Israelis

The deadline for summer scholarship applications has passed. If you meet the criteria below and would like to be added to our scholarship waitlist, please email raheld@pardes.org.il; we will let you know if any funding becomes available.

  • Undergraduate campus student leaders
  • Moishe House residents and professionals
  • Limmud leaders
  • Rabbinical, Cantorial, and Graduate-level Jewish Education students
  • Other full-time Jewish communal professionals (ages 22-35)
  • International young leaders from outside North America or Israel (ages 19-35)

Weekly Schedule – Summer Program 2024

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