Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies
Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies is an open, co-ed and non-denominational institute of Jewish learning founded in 1972. It is located in Jerusalem's Talpiot neighborhood, with programs worldwide. Students encounter and grapple with classic texts and traditions of Judaism, while exploring their relevance to today’s most pressing issues.
Dr. David I. Bernstein is the Interim President and Dean. Rabbi Leon Morris has been appointed President of Pardes, effective June 1, 2017. Many faculty members contribute to the weekly podcasts which Pardes produces through its online learning channel Elmad .
Pardes programs include:
- The Pardes Year Program
- The Pardes 2 and 3-week Summer Programs
- The Pardes Community Education Program
- The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators
- The Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution
- The Pardes Executive Learning Seminar
- The Pardes Kollel
- Other Pardes Programs
Pardes partners include:
- Avi Chai is a sponsor for the Pardes Educators Program
- Hebrew College
- Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life
- Jewish Agency for Israel's Masa program
- After nearly 20 years in Talbiyeh, the AACI is moving to a new, bigger home Archived February 23, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
- "From the Dean".
- "Search for President".
- "Pardes from Jerusalem Podcast".
- "The Pardes Year Program".
- "The Pardes Summer Program".
- "The Pardes Community Education Program".
- "The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators".
- "The Pardes Center for Judaism and Conflict Resolution". Archived from the original on 2014-08-03.
- "The Pardes Executive Learning Seminar".
- "The Pardes Kollel".
- "Full Listing of Pardes Programs".
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-  Archived October 16, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Pardes Year Program". Archived from the original on December 1, 2008. Retrieved July 11, 2010.