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Posted October 03, 2011
By Rebecca Ehrmann, Buffalo Grove, IL; Section 2 chanicha on Young Judaea Year Course   Those of us on the arts track recently had an overnighter in Ein Hod, an artistic community. We stayed in the homes of artists for the night we were there, and during the day, learned about the village and participated in arts workshops.   My host family had a son named Omer who was only about two years older than me. His...
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Posted October 03, 2011
By Derek Kwait (First published on his blog for “The Jewish Chronicle” of Pittsburgh, Yinzer in Yerushalayim, 9 September 2011)   Sunday was orientation at Pardes. The getting-to-know-you introductions at the beginning made one thing clear straight-away—this is a place of diversity. The students at Pardes range from future Open Orthodox, Conservative, and Reform rabbis, to a dude who’s a few weeks away from...
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