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Book A Tour Online Today!

Pardes Jewish Day School is thrilled to share that interested families can now book a tour online. It is as easy as going to the Visit Pardes section of the Pardes website and selecting a date and time that works well. While our Office of Admissions is always happy to speak to prospective families on […]

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Fifth Graders Write Meaningful Poems Exploring “Kol Shofar”

In their exploration of Rosh Hashanah, fifth graders in Ms. Rubenstein’s Jewish Studies classes explored the shofar. Ms. Rubenstein began by posing a question to the students. “In the prayer we say before blowing the shofar, we say lishmoa kol shofar, praising God for commanding us to hear the voice of the shofar. Why do […]

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Pardes Launches New Shorashim Grandparent Series

Pardes is very excited to announce a new series called Shorashim that incorporates the grandparents of our students in unique programming on campus. The first event was held Wednesday, September 18th and it was an incredible success. Grandparents accompanied their Pardes grandchildren to the Multi-Purpose Room after school for a Rosh Hashanah Challah Bake. After […]

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Middle School Students Forge Bonds on Orientation Retreat

For our new Middle School students, the recent Middle School retreat in late August to Camp Alonim was a great introduction to what makes Pardes unique and special. The school is well known for helping develop happy, confident students.   The annual retreat is designed to foster healthy, comfortable and trusting relationships among students and between […]

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Pardes Eighth Graders Take the Shark Tank Challenge

May 22 – Makerspace came alive for an entire morning of great entertainment as Eighth graders concluded the school year in true Shark Tank fashion! Working in teams of five, the students invented solutions in response to real life challenges submitted by Pardes teachers.  Then they hit the stage to pitch their products to Sharks, […]

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Pardes Panthers Sports Banquet

May 5 – “We are here this morning to recognize our student athletes and their hard work and dedication to the athletic program,” began Sara Lovstrom. Addressing a room of some 100 players, parents and coaches at the annual Panthers Sports Banquet, the Pardes Athletics Director spoke about everything from the school’s no cuts, everyone […]

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It’s Always Better Together

May 13 –  May 7th marked the end of another successful year for the Better Together Program, a year-long partnership between Pardes Jewish Day School, The Bureau of Jewish Education, and a New York Foundation.  Each month, Pardes Eighth graders joined with seniors from our Jewish community to gain insights and knowledge through shared stories […]

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Pardes Middle Schoolers Commemorate Yom Hashoah with Holocaust Survivor

May 2 –  Pardes Fifth through Eighth graders gathered in the Sanctuary on May 2nd for a poignant and very inspiring commemoration of Yom Hashoah. The program began with a special candle lighting. Six eighth graders lit a single candle, each bearing the name of an individual who perished in the Holocaust, the years they […]

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Pardes Family Haggadah is Showcased for the Community

April 8 – “I am absolutely stunned,” exclaimed a kindergarten parent as he explored the Pardes sanctuary, turned art museum. The entire space had been transformed into a sophisticated art gallery worthy of opening night at a trendy museum. Adding to the ambiance, a solo violinist played classical music. On display was the Haggadah Project […]

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