The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies is excited to share the new Pardes Companion to Yom Kippur - a collection of articles by faculty members to help prepare and guide you through the highlights of the Yom Kippur rituals and prayer service. The Companion is available to download free at www.elmad.pardes.org/ykcompanion. The Pardes Companion to Yom Kippur has been generously sponsored in memory of Fred Simon Worms OBE, a longtime … [Read more...] about Introducing the Pardes Companion to Yom Kippur
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OLAM and the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies are launching a new podcast series called "Global Torah: Conversations on Global Jewish Service." The series, initially five episodes, will explore the intersections of Jewish history, values and tradition with the practice and pursuit of global citizenship, social justice and international development. Each episode features a Pardes faculty member in conversation with OLAM coalition partners, … [Read more...] about Pardes and OLAM Collaborate on new Global Jewish Service Podcast Series
Looking to add new meaning to your seder? Pardes has released a free 20-page companion to the Haggadah with essays written by Pardes faculty on each of the sections of the seder. You can download the Pardes Companion to the Haggadah here. … [Read more...] about Available to Download: Pardes Companion to the Haggadah
By Stephen G. Donshik In December 2015, I had the opportunity to participate in the Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Winter Executive Learning Seminar, titled “The Golden Age of Tzfat.” The five-day seminar was divided between three and a half days of class presentations and discussions with a variety of noted scholars and teachers, and a day and a half spent traveling, touring, and learning on site in Tzfat. The participants represented a … [Read more...] about Luxurious Learning: Why Wait?
By Aaron Saxe Leaving the confines of the Jim Joseph Foundation offices for an on-the-ground visit with grantees is both an important and genuinely enjoyable part of the job as a program officer. I credit these “site visits” for playing a significant part in my continued growth at the Foundation over the last six months. They have strengthened my relationship with grantees and greatly improved my understanding of a grant program or … [Read more...] about The Enjoyably Unexpected “Ah-Ha” Moments of Site Visits