Pardes Blog

“Bringing Judaism to Life” on Campus During the High Holidays

Last week we celebrated Simchat Torah, and we read the final parsha of the Torah, V’zot HaBracha, and we then began reading the first parsha of the Torah, B’raisheet. We concluded our period of school wide celebrations with a meaningful, educational and enjoyable two part program. Our 8th graders, who will soon be graduating from […]

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Pardes Parsha Page

Parsha Page – B’raisheet; 10/6/18

Shabbat Shalom! This week we celebrated Simchat Torah, and we read the final parsha of the Torah, V’zot HaBracha, and began reading the first parsha of the Torah, B’raisheet. In the spirit of Simchat Torah, you will find here the summary for V’zot HaBracha followed immediately by B’raisheet. V’zot HaBracha begins with Moses delivering a bracha, blessing, to the Israelites before he dies. He gives each tribe a […]

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Pardes Student Hits the TED-Ed Stage

August. 2018 TED-Ed Clubs has posted Pardes student Jennifer Marhoffer’s TED-Ed Talk on their Club website. With its network of over 3,000 clubs in 115 countries, it’s a big deal!  Jennifer’s Talk is a powerful call for schools to stop cutting the arts in education and to recognize their critical role in contributing to higher test scores, […]

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Little Scientists STEAM Series for Preschoolers

Pardes Jewish Day School and PJ Library present Little Scientists STEAM Series   October 21 – Curious about Color December 9 – Chanukah Creations January 13 – Tu B’Shevat Treasures March 24 – Bursting with Bubbles May 19 – Water Wonderland   Join us from 10:00 am – 11:30 am at Pardes for STEAM activities (Science, […]

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Cultivating Grit in our Children: Characteristics for Success

September 21, 2018- September’s  “Coffee & Conversation with Mr. Gordon” was “Cultivating Grit in our Children: Characteristics for Success” .  The discussion focused on what it means to make our students resilient and the school’s role in providing an effective environment. “The importance of experiencing failure,” said Mr. Gordon, “is in building resiliency.  If a […]

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