Posted May 02, 2012
By Laura Herman, Pardes Institute of Jewish Studies Being in Israel has taught me how to prepare. No, not how to properly pack bags, or take provisions for a hike – both of which are useful skills in this country, but how to prepare mentally. I noticed this immediately when I arrived. Pardes began as the month of Elul started, a time when traditionally we as Jews begin to self-reflect and learn in preparation...
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