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Kesher Supports Jewish Family and Children’s Service Holiday Gift Drive

November 30 – Kesher, Pardes Jewish Day School’s parent organization, continues its efforts to support those in need in our local community. After a successful virtual Thanksgiving Food Drive, they have now turned their efforts to making the holidays special for several families and teens in need. The It’s a Wrap Drive, which is coordinated […]

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Meet Art Teacher Hannah Carter

We welcome Mrs. Carter as our new Art teacher this year! Q: Why did you choose to work at Pardes Jewish Day School? A: I feel a real sense of community at Pardes. The faculty and students are committed to what they are doing and there is a shared love of learning amongst everyone on […]

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Lower School Students Explore Social-Emotional Skills Each Week

Pardes embraces the idea that social and emotional skills are essential to a comprehensive 21st century education. To that end, we’ve formalized our Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) this year by adding regular classes with School Counselor Jodi Woodnick.  Each SEL class starts with a Fist of 5, where students take a moment to think about their mood, […]

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Exploring Jewish Heritage though Supernatural Creatures

November 2020 – In Ms. Rubenstein’s Jewish studies classes, fourth and fifth graders recently started an exploration of Jewish heritage and history through the various “supernatural” creatures present in Jewish traditions. In this project-based learning exploration, students will answer the question: How do Jewish monsters teach us about our Jewish Heritage? Each student chose a creature in Jewish text […]

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