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Pardes Jewish Day School Selected For National Virtual Reality zSpace Mobile Classroom Tour

October 31, 2018- The technology experience at Pardes Jewish Day School just got even more exciting!   On October 31st, the zSpace Mobile Classroom Tour bus rolled onto the school’s campus. Inside this unique and exhilarating environment, students were introduced to the intoxicating world of virtual and augmented reality (VR/AR), as they interacted with virtual objects […]

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“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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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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Parsha Page – Ha’azinu; 9/22/18

Shabbat Shalom! This week’s parsha, Ha’azinu, contains the last of Moses’ speech to the Israelites in the form of a farewell poem. He speaks of the battles the Israelites have gone through and will go through. Moses portrays God as the protector and guide of the Israelites, the Rock who holds Israel steady. Moses then describes how the […]

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Parsha Page – Vayeilech; 9/15/18

Shabbat Shalom! This is our first parsha in 5779. This week’s parsha, Vayeilech, begins with Moses reiterating to the people that he is old, and will not be able to cross into the Promised Land with them. He reminds them that God has appointed Joshua to lead the people, and that God will deliver the land to the […]

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Parsha Page – Nitzavim; 9/8/18

Shabbat Shalom! This is our final parsha in 5778. Shana tova! This week’s parsha, Nitzavim, begins as Moses is wrapping up his final speech to the Israelites. They are perched on the edge of the land of Israel, waiting to cross into the land and claim it. Moses reminds them that they are gathered together- everyone from the tribal leaders […]

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