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Pardes Live and Mini Series podcast is a collection of evening lectures and live recorded classes from the Pardes institute of Jewish Studies. It is also the home of the Pardes mini-series offerings including podcasts on parenting, women and halakha and repentance plus lots more.

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Pardes Live and Mini Series podcast is a collection of evening lectures and live recorded classes from the Pardes institute of Jewish Studies. It is also the home of the Pardes mini-series offerings including podcasts on parenting, women and halakha and repentance plus lots more.

    Amen – Opening up the Amidah – What Are We Asking God For? Part 2

    Amen – Opening up the Amidah – What Are We Asking God For? Part 2

    The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators is proud to produce this podcast series to support and inspire tefilah education. Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield, Pardes faculty member, leads a panel of veteran educators in an invigorating discussion of how to make prayer relevant to young people. Using a menu of tefilah goals, created as part of the Pardes Tefilah Education Initiative, each educator explores each episode’s prayer through a lens of either Connecting to God, Developing a Sense of Jewish Community, or Cultivating Personal Growth.

    For our database of tefilah resources and to learn more about tefilah goals go to tefilah.pardes.org. For more great podcasts visit elmad.pardes.org.







    In our fourth episode, Zvi Hirschfield is joined by PCJE Faculty members Susan Yammer and Penny Joel as they delve into the bakashot/request section of the Amidah. They explore what it means to ask something from God as individuals and as a community, through the perspectives of different tefilah goals - connecting to the community, God, and personal development - in order to conjure up more meaningful and engaging tefilah experiences for young people.



    In this episode: Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield, Susan Yammer and Penny Joel.

    Creative Producer: Reuven Margrett

    Executive Producer: Adam Titcher

    • 33 min
    Amen – Opening up the Amidah – Ancestors, Power and Holiness Part 1

    Amen – Opening up the Amidah – Ancestors, Power and Holiness Part 1

    The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators is proud to produce this podcast series to support and inspire tefilah education. Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield, Pardes faculty member, leads a panel of veteran educators in an invigorating discussion of how to make prayer relevant to young people. Using a menu of tefilah goals, created as part of the Pardes Tefilah Education Initiative, each educator explores each episode’s prayer through a lens of either Connecting to God, Developing a Sense of Jewish Community, or Cultivating Personal Growth.

    For our database of tefilah resources and to learn more about tefilah goals go to tefilah.pardes.org. For more great podcasts visit elmad.pardes.org.







    In our third episode, Zvi Hirschfield is joined by PCJE Faculty members Sefi K***t and Reuven Margrett as they delve into the first three brachot of the Amidah. They explore the key themes of those brachot: tribal affiliation, reviving the dead, and holiness, through the perspectives of different tefilah goals - connecting to the community, God, and personal development - in order to conjure up more meaningful and engaging tefilah experiences for young people.



    In this episode: Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield, Aviva Lauer Golbert and Rabbi Reuven Margrett.

    Creative Producer: Reuven Margrett

    Executive Producer: Adam Titcher

    • 30 min
    Jewish Story Live 5780: Chassidut

    Jewish Story Live 5780: Chassidut

    This class reviews the environment of formation for chassidut, explores the life of the Baal Shem and considers some of his deeper teachings.



    This lecture is part of the 5780 Pardes Community Education Spring session, January 12, 2020 - March 26, 2020.



    If you are interested in listening to more from Rav Mike, or you want to help him continue making Jewish history a relevant story, visit elmad.pardes.org/ravmike.



    If you enjoyed what you just heard please give us a 5-star review on iTunes or wherever you download our podcasts today. For more information about Pardes Community Education classes, visit the main Pardes website www.pardes.org.il/ce.



    Credits:

    Rav Mike Feuer – Pardes Faculty and Host

    Adam Titcher - Executive Producer

    • 1 hr 30 min
    Amen – Can We Make the Shema Meaningful for Young People? Part 2

    Amen – Can We Make the Shema Meaningful for Young People? Part 2

    The Pardes Center for Jewish Educators is proud to produce this podcast series to support and inspire tefilah education. Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield, Pardes faculty member, leads a panel of veteran educators in an invigorating discussion of how to make prayer relevant to young people. Using a menu of tefilah goals, created as part of the Pardes Tefilah Education Initiative, each educator explores each episode’s prayer through a lens of either Connecting to God, Developing a Sense of Jewish Community, or Cultivating Personal Growth.

    For our database of tefilah resources and to learn more about tefilah goals go to tefilah.pardes.org. For more great podcasts visit elmad.pardes.org.







    In this podcast, Zvi Hirschfield is joined by Rabbi Mike Feuer, Pardes Faculty & creator of the popular The Jewish Story podcast series, and Rachel Friedrichs, PCJE Assistant Director, as they explore how different tefilah goals deepen our understanding of the second and third paragraphs of the Shema making it relevant and engaging for young people.



    In this episode: Rabbi Zvi Hirschfield, Aviva Lauer Golbert and Rabbi Reuven Margrett.

    Creative Producer: Reuven Margrett

    Executive Producer: Adam Titcher

    • 37 min
    A Jew in a Foreign Court

    A Jew in a Foreign Court

    The Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies presents a pre-Purim lecture:

    A Jew in a Foreign Court: From Esther to Today

    This evening was sponsored in loving memory of Shlomo Reutlinger z”l upon the marking of his first yahrzeit, by his family who miss him dearly.



    "When I have traveled around the world and met leaders of Jewish communities I have been surprised, even amazed how many professional and lay leaders of Jewish communities around the world have particular memories of their time in Pardes which was a deep, a seminal, an extraordinary important station on their Jewish journeys." --Daniel Taub (Year Program 1985-86) at Pardes on March 4, 2020.

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    Credits:

    Host: Daniel Taub

    Executive Producer: Adam Titcher



     

    • 1 hr
    Personal Conversations with Yiscah Smith Part 2

    Personal Conversations with Yiscah Smith Part 2

    The podcast was originally produced by the Society of Independent Spirituality, and Rabbi Ari Ze'ev Schwartz. You can listen to more SIS interviews (some including Pardes students) online. To download more digital content from Yiscah Smith or to visit her patreon page, please visit her author page on Elmad.



    This podcast was originally produced in 8 parts, with each part focused on one question and topic.



    * Friends and Teachers

    * Suffering

    * Mitzvot

    * The student teacher

    * Soul Desires

    * Kabalat Atzmi vs Tikun Atzmi

    * Feminine and Masculine Spirituality

    * Personal Goals



    Please let us know your comments and thoughts about the podcast, write us at: elmad@pardes.org.il. We appreciate you leaving us a review with 5-stars if you enjoy these podcasts.



    For more information about Pardes, visit our website www.pardes.org.il.



    Credits

    Yiscah Smith - Faculty Host and interviewee

    Rabbi Ari Ze'ev Schwartz – Interviewer

    Adam Titcher – Executive Producer and Director of Digital Media



     

    • 42 min

Customer Reviews

Jonnystarrgold ,

Love this podcast!

Such strong and varied content from this podcast. Always a pleasure to listen to! Thanks Pardes.

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