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What is Happening in Jerusalem?

What is Happening in Jerusalem?

Panelists Miri Eisin, Dennis Ross, and Khaled Abu Toameh will give a wide perspective on how we have gotten here to this moment and the road ahead for Israelis and Palestinians. Moderated by student leaders Ben Lefkowitz (Emory) and Bianca Kermani (UCSD), current chairs of the Israel Student Advisory Cohort. Register here: https://form.jotform.com/211305526513142  

CMU Annual Holocaust Remembrance Names Reading & Speaker 2021

This year’s Annual CMU Holocaust Remembrance Names Reading will be held virtually on Thursday, April 8th, 2021, from 12 PM (Noon) EDT to 8 PM EDT. The event will be held within a Zoom meeting and (potentially) livestreamed publicly on social media. Following the Names Reading, we will be joined by CMU Alum, Arik Cohen,… read more

FYSH Pitt 2021 Purim Carnival

All Pitt students, join the First Year Students at Hillel for the FYSH Pitt Purim Carnival! Between games, a costume contest, raffles, and other prizes, you won’t want to miss this event! To attend, fill out the form below.

Israel 360 – Spring 2021

Israel 360 is a paid, six session learning fellowship offered to Pitt students at Hillel JUC. I-360 is a crash course in Israel, and features a diverse group of topics and speakers each week. To receive payment for the fellowship, students must attend all six sessions. For Spring of 2021, I-360 will be held online on… read more

Israel 360 – Spring 2021

Israel 360 is a paid, six session learning fellowship offered to Pitt students at Hillel JUC. I-360 is a crash course in Israel, and features a diverse group of topics and speakers each week. To receive payment for the fellowship, students must attend all six sessions. For Spring of 2021, I-360 will be held online on… read more

Israel 360 – Spring 2021

Israel 360 is a paid, six session learning fellowship offered to Pitt students at Hillel JUC. I-360 is a crash course in Israel, and features a diverse group of topics and speakers each week. To receive payment for the fellowship, students must attend all six sessions. For Spring of 2021, I-360 will be held online on… read more

Israel 360 – Spring 2021

Israel 360 is a paid, six session learning fellowship offered to Pitt students at Hillel JUC. I-360 is a crash course in Israel, and features a diverse group of topics and speakers each week. To receive payment for the fellowship, students must attend all six sessions. For Spring of 2021, I-360 will be held online on… read more

Israel 360 – Spring 2021

Israel 360 is a paid, six session learning fellowship offered to Pitt students at Hillel JUC. I-360 is a crash course in Israel, and features a diverse group of topics and speakers each week. To receive payment for the fellowship, students must attend all six sessions. For Spring of 2021, I-360 will be held online on… read more

Israel 360 – Spring 2021

Israel 360 is a paid, six session learning fellowship offered to Pitt students at Hillel JUC. I-360 is a crash course in Israel, and features a diverse group of topics and speakers each week. To receive payment for the fellowship, students must attend all six sessions. For Spring of 2021, I-360 will be held online on… read more

Israel 360 at Pitt, Spring 2021

Israel 360 is a paid learning fellowship. It functions as a “crash course” in Israel and features a diverse collection of speakers and topics. Students accepted into the fellowship will only be paid if they attend all six online sessions on Wednesdays at 6PM… 1/27, 2/3, 2/10, 2/17, 2/24, and 3/3.

CMU-Hillel Presents: Almost Midnight Hanukkah Breakfast

Take a break from Finals Week and join CMU-Hillel for an Almost-Midnight Breakfast event celebrating Hanukkah! We’ll light the candles together, have some cereal, and play some games. UPDATED ZOOM LINK CLICK HERE for Hanukkah Lighting Instructions! Do you want a Hanukkah Gift-Bag mailed to you? Fill out the following request form, and we’ll send… read more

Pitt Hillel Board 2021 Elections

Elections for Pitt Hillel’s Executive Positions are about to go down! Take a look and apply for one of the Board Roles or Election Committee Positions. Hit the links below to access information… Board Role Information Board Role Application Election Committee Information Election Committee Application   Zoom Link: https://hillel.zoom.us/j/92026809572?pwd=VFlENXE2T0RzL2p2OFF6T0l2Q1RGdz09

CMU-Hillel Student Leadership Elections

It’s time to elect the next CMU-Hillel Executive Board! Stop on by, cast your vote, and make your voice heard on the future of Hillel! Click the following links to learn more, submit nominations, and get involved! (* These forms require an AndrewID login) Elections Guide 2020 Executive Board Nomination Form* Get Involved Form! (Non-Elected… read more

CMU-Hillel Hosts: The Great Kugel Debate 2020

In a world filled with turmoil and confusion, there is one question that is on all of our minds: What kugel is the best kugel?? We are here to finally put this question to rest. On October 24th, four great debaters will come together to argue which is best: apple, noodle, potato or no kugel… read more

CMU-Hillel Pre-Shabbat Meet n’ Greet

Welcome to your first CM-Jew Semester! Connect with other incoming Jewish CMU first-year students and play some exciting games! If you participate in this event, you will be entered into a raffle to win some Hillel merchandise! Meeting ID: 986 7753 4819 Passcode: 479524

Elevate Your Challah Skills with @LechLechallah

REGISTER HERE Join us to discuss the history/traditions around challah while learning to bake an intricate challah shape! Vanessa Harper is the creator behind @lechlechallah, an Instagram project that brings challah and Torah together into works of edible interpretation. She is a fifth-year rabbinic and education student at HUC-JIR in NYC, a Wexner Graduate Fellow/Davidson Scholar,… read more

Every Life is On Fire: The Physics of Life-like Behaviors

REGISTER HERE Hosted by MIT Hillel in collaboration with Hillel at Stanford University and the Center for Jewish Life at Princeton Hillel. There is a particular set of behaviors (self-replication, energy-harvesting, predictive computation etc) that we think of as being most distinctive of life. It is feasible to think about the physics of these behaviors from… read more

Pre-Shabbat Processing Session

Join Hillel JUC for a pre-Shabbat processing session to reflect, share and better understand oppression, racism and the Jewish response to injustice.   Sign-Up for the Pre-Shabbat Processing Session here… https://hillel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJEvf–ppjIiHtDtMIAXVTfY2VaAAlti1EJF

Politics In Israel

Hillel JUC and the Jewish Federation of Great Pittsburgh invite Pittsburgh college and university students to a talk with Neil Lazarus, expert in Middle East politics, public diplomacy and effective communication training.

SUMMER SERIES 2020: Gender Equity on Campus and in the Workplace

Learn how to promote and advocate gender equity  in school and beyond! Gain resources and knowledge about advocating against the new Title IX rules, talking to your company or boss about gender inequity, and bystander intervention. Join JWI and learn how to address gender inequity on your campus and in your workplace. Speakers: Nicole Nevarez,… read more

SUMMER SERIES 2020: Exploring Your Future Career

Are you interested in learning more about the field you want to pursue? Sign up for your industry of choice and learn from the best! Industries include: Tech, Media, Healthcare, and Government. Speakers to be announced shortly.

LGBTQ + life, community and struggles in Israel with Ofer Erez

Ofer Erez, Israeli LGBTQ+ activist and former CEO of the Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance, will provide information about LGBTQ+ life and history in Israel. This session would bring up legal issues, social/cultural acceptance, pink-washing claims, and more. This session will be valuable to attendees as it will share information about key LGBTQ+… read more

SUMMER SERIES 2020: Road to Financial Independence

Want to take control of your finances? From budgeting to student loans to credit score, this workshop will provide college students and rising professionals with important knowledge and skills for managing their finances. Join JWI and take your first steps towards financial independence. Our speaker is a Young Women’s Leadership Network member and a career… read more

Synagogue shopping! Finding LGBTQ+ friendly congregations

Going to a synagogue for the first time can be intimidating, especially if you are a member of the LGBTQ+ community. Will they accept me? Will they accept my partner? Will they use the correct pronouns for me and my loved ones? Join LGBTQ+ Jewish leaders from across the United States for a conversation about… read more

A Personal Perspective on LGBTQ + life in Israel with Ofer Erez

Ofer Erez will be sharing his personal journey as the first openly transgender officer in the IDF, the former CEO of the Jerusalem Open House for Pride and Tolerance (and personally coordinating and leading the Jerusalem Pride Marches), and all of the work he has done for the LBTQ+ community in Israel. Attendees will benefit… read more

SUMMER SERIES 2020: Anti-Racism in the Workplace

How can you actively build an anti-racist environment in your current and future workplace? What does an anti-racist workplace look like? Hear from a panel women in various fields who have been implementing anti-racist efforts into their work and see how this issue touches all industries. Learn about how you can advocate for racial equity… read more

Resistance Torah

[email protected] is offering “Resistance Torah,” a three-part series exploring privilege, systemic racism, and Jewish involvement in social movements. It is strongly encouraged that participants attend all three sessions to fully engage in a learning cohort experience. The series is only open to college students, and ideal participants are those who are eager to examine race… read more

Resistance Torah

[email protected] is offering “Resistance Torah,” a three-part series exploring privilege, systemic racism, and Jewish involvement in social movements. It is strongly encouraged that participants attend all three sessions to fully engage in a learning cohort experience. The series is only open to college students, and ideal participants are those who are eager to examine race… read more

Resistance Torah

[email protected] is offering “Resistance Torah,” a three-part series exploring privilege, systemic racism, and Jewish involvement in social movements. It is strongly encouraged that participants attend all three sessions to fully engage in a learning cohort experience. The series is only open to college students, and ideal participants are those who are eager to examine race… read more

Resistance Torah

[email protected] is offering “Resistance Torah,” a three-part series exploring privilege, systemic racism, and Jewish involvement in social movements. It is strongly encouraged that participants attend all three sessions to fully engage in a learning cohort experience. The series is only open to college students, and ideal participants are those who are eager to examine race… read more

Resistance Torah

[email protected] is offering “Resistance Torah,” a three-part series exploring privilege, systemic racism, and Jewish involvement in social movements. It is strongly encouraged that participants attend all three sessions to fully engage in a learning cohort experience. The series is only open to college students, and ideal participants are those who are eager to examine race… read more

Juneteenth Kabbalat Shabbat

Join Rabbis Sandra Lawson and Isaama Goldstein-Stoll for a special Kabbalat Shabbat service to mark Juneteenth, which commemorates the day in 1865 when the Union freed all slaves in Texas. Registration is required.  

Processing Session: A Space to Process Current Events Around Systemic Racism

Join us for a students-only processing session facilitated by Springboard Social Justice Fellows, Emerson Finkle and Chloe Bradburn. During this open space conversation, students will come together to share their thoughts, feelings, and reactions to recent events grounded in systemic racism, police violence, and public protest. This session is not an educational opportunity or a… read more

Adam Eli, how did you become such an incredible queer Jewish activist?

Join activist and author of The New Queer Conscious Adam Eli (IG: @adameli) as he tells the story behind his mission “queer people anywhere are responsible for queer people everywhere” and what that has to do with his Jewish identity (spoiler alert: it has everything to do with his Jewish identity!). There will be an… read more

Bake a Difference with Challah for Hunger

Take your baking to the next level! Learn how to braid the perfect loaf and how challah can be a vehicle for change. Challah for Hunger builds communities inspired and equipped to take action against hunger. We have 100 chapters on college campuses and community centers across the country that bake and sell challah to… read more

FUELHigherEd Student Community Check-In Call

Share your successes, challenges, and questions about your advocacy so far with other students! Challah for Hunger builds communities inspired and equipped to take action against hunger. We have 100 chapters on college campuses and community centers across the country that bake and sell challah to raise funds for local and national anti-hunger organizations. 1… read more

Advoacy is a Jewish Value

Join Challah for Hunger for a training on the basics of advocacy and how Jewish values urge us to action. Challah for Hunger builds communities inspired and equipped to take action against hunger. We have 100 chapters on college campuses and community centers across the country that bake and sell challah to raise funds for… read more

Get Back to Israel

Join us for a panel discussion on different ways to get back to Israel. We will have representatives from Nefesh B’Nefesh, Jewish National Fund, Masa Israel, Onward Israel, IDF/Garin Tzabar, Nachshon project and Bar Ilan Experience.

Tiz A Small World: Together From A Distance

Tizmoret A Cappella is proud and excited to announce: “Tiz A Small World: Together From A Distance,” a collaborative virtual concert filled with music, joy, and celebration. Jewish music transcends generations, and our goal as a group is to promote the continuity of Jewish song and the Jewish people through our music – not just… read more

Jewish Civic Engagement with Congressman Deutch & Mayor Groisman

Brought to you by MitzVote https://www.mitz.vote/ Join Florida Congressman Ted Deutch and Bal Harbour, FL Mayor Gabriel Groisman a bi-partisan discussion on the importance of voting for college students. We will be exploring the link between Jewish values and civic engagement. This session is hosted by the University of Florida Hillel, Florida State University Hillel,… read more

Weekly Monday Mindfulness and Meditation

Feeling stressed? Join Isabel and a different special guest each week for an hour of Yoga and Meditation as part of our new weekly series, Monday Mindfullness and Meditation! Note: Yoga/Workout Attire is highly recommended for this session.

Weekly Monday Mindfulness and Meditation

Feeling stressed? Join Isabel and a different special guest each week for an hour of Yoga and Meditation as part of our new weekly series, Monday Mindfullness and Meditation! Note: Yoga/Workout Attire is highly recommended for this session.

Weekly Monday Mindfulness and Meditation

Feeling stressed? Join Isabel and a different special guest each week for an hour of Yoga and Meditation as part of our new weekly series, Monday Mindfullness and Meditation! Note: Yoga/Workout Attire is highly recommended for this session.

Weekly Monday Mindfulness and Meditation

Feeling stressed? Join Isabel and a different special guest each week for an hour of Yoga and Meditation as part of our new weekly series, Monday Mindfullness and Meditation! Note: Yoga/Workout Attire is highly recommended for this session.

Weekly Monday Mindfulness and Meditation

Feeling stressed? Join Isabel and a different special guest each week for an hour of Yoga and Meditation as part of our new weekly series, Monday Mindfullness and Meditation! Note: Yoga/Workout Attire is highly recommended for this session.

Weekly Monday Mindfulness and Meditation

Feeling stressed? Join Isabel and a different special guest each week for an hour of Yoga and Meditation as part of our new weekly series, Monday Mindfullness and Meditation! Note: Yoga/Workout Attire is highly recommended for this session.

Book Club with Senior Jewish Educator, Danielle Kranjec

  Join Danielle’s book club as she continues to give the microphone to Jewish voices not commonly heard in the American Jewish conversation. The club will be reading “Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran,” a memoir by Roya Hakakian. Book club meets at 3:30PM EST online for 7 total sessions on… read more

Book Club with Senior Jewish Educator, Danielle Kranjec

  Join Danielle’s book club as she continues to give the microphone to Jewish voices not commonly heard in the American Jewish conversation. The club will be reading “Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran,” a memoir by Roya Hakakian. Book club meets at 3:30PM EST online for 7 total sessions on… read more

Book Club with Senior Jewish Educator, Danielle Kranjec

  Join Danielle’s book club as she continues to give the microphone to Jewish voices not commonly heard in the American Jewish conversation. The club will be reading “Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran,” a memoir by Roya Hakakian. Book club meets at 3:30PM EST online for 7 total sessions on… read more

Book Club with Senior Jewish Educator, Danielle Kranjec

  Join Danielle’s book club as she continues to give the microphone to Jewish voices not commonly heard in the American Jewish conversation. The club will be reading “The Color of Love: A Story of a Mixed-Race Jewish Girl,” a memoir by Marra Gad. Book club meets at 3:30PM EST online for 3 total sessions on July… read more

Book Club with Senior Jewish Educator, Danielle Kranjec

  Join Danielle’s book club as she continues to give the microphone to Jewish voices not commonly heard in the American Jewish conversation. The club will be reading “Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran,” a memoir by Roya Hakakian. Book club meets at 3:30PM EST online for 7 total sessions on… read more

Book Club with Senior Jewish Educator, Danielle Kranjec

  Join Danielle’s book club as she continues to give the microphone to Jewish voices not commonly heard in the American Jewish conversation. The club will be reading “Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran,” a memoir by Roya Hakakian. Book club meets at 3:30PM EST online for 7 total sessions on… read more

Book Club with Senior Jewish Educator, Danielle Kranjec

  Join Danielle’s book club as she continues to give the microphone to Jewish voices not commonly heard in the American Jewish conversation. The club will be reading “Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran,” a memoir by Roya Hakakian. Book club meets at 3:30PM EST online for 7 total sessions on… read more

[email protected]: Get It Together! Resume Workshop

Get it together! Create an effective resume or improve the one you already have. Transform or create your resume into a powerful tool that will get you interviews. This workshop will teach you how to market yourself, make the most out of your work experience and teach you the dos and don’ts of resume writing!… read more

Kabbalat Shabbat: Nariya with Penn Hillel

REGISTRATION How can we sing God’s song in a strange land?? We’re going to try. Raise your voices, move your bodies, catch your breath as we create a (virtual) circle of sound to welcome Shabbat.

Community Pre-Shavuot Tikkun

Online learning honoring Shavuot THE NIGHT BEFORE the holiday so all can participate. Sessions taught by well-known local rabbis and thinkers. May 27, 2020 9:00 PM – Midnight Special Teen Tikkun 8:00 – 9:00 PM Pre-Registration Required » SESSION TIME SLOTS 9:00 – 9:50 PM 10:00 – 10:50 PM 11:00 PM – 11:50 AM Check out… read more

BUSINESS SERIES: Jonathan Medved

Startup nation at war: How Israel is leading the race to the vaccine and so much more in the covid-19 battle ground”- Hear about the cutting edge Israeli tech meeting the challenges of a Covid-19 exposed world and the promising Israeli startup on track to crack the ultimate challenge – a vaccine. Jonathan Medved is… read more

Fighting Hate and Extremism on the Virtual Campus

oin the ADL for a conversation on trends in antisemitism and extremism, and their effects on campus life ADL is a leading anti-hate organization that was founded in 1913 in response to an escalating climate of antisemitism and bigotry. Today, ADL is the first call when acts of antisemitism occur and continues to fight all… read more

The (Global) Rainbow Connection

The (Global) Rainbow Connection hosted by Hillel International is for LGBTQ+ students from around the world to gather and create community! https://hillel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAvc-yopz8sE9MHmh-ONbKKqIDQYD2tWyVJ

Base Hillel + Kahal Abroad Present: Viral Memes in the Age of a Virus

A look into meme culture connecting directly to Jewish history and Jewish values. Join us while we look at Jewish text, study a bit of anthropology, learn about the science behind laughter, and dive into some of the funniest memes we’ve seen in the last few months. Can’t wait to learn with you! https://hillel.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0qcemuqzktGtKJU-U5-RHUTJGKRm3REXdh

Navigating the Multiple Landscapes of Israel

Navigating the Multiple Landscapes of Israel: This session will explore 5 different ways of viewing Israel in Jewish history and thought, and advocate for their combination for a more comprehensive Israel engagement platform. Dr. Zohar Raviv is a recognized Jewish thought-leader and educator who currently serves as the International Vice President of Educational Strategy for… read more

Lessons From the Healing Arts Kits: Coping with COVID-19

Michelle Laytner, co-founder of the Healing Arts Kits and chair of the advisory committee will lead a lecture in partnership with Artists 4 Israel on utilizing the ideas behind the kits to help us navigate the emotional and psychological effects of this current crisis and find a sense of peace in the process. For more… read more

A Conversation with Bari Weiss

A conversation about the complex world we’re living in today from antisemitism to Covid-19. Join University of Texas Hillel executive director Maiya Chard Yaron as she interviews NY Times editor and author of How to Fight Anti-Semitism, Bari Weiss. Bari Weiss is an Op-Ed staff editor and writer. She writes about culture and politics. Bari… read more

Business Series: Robert Diener

Bob is the co-founder and President of getaroom.com, which was awarded best hotel booking site by frommers.com. After receiving his law degree from Cornell where he was an editor of the Cornell Law Review, Bob practiced securities and corporate law with the firm of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher. He co-founded Hotels Reservations Network which became… read more

Business Series: Matthew Bronfman

REGISTRATION Matthew Bronfman bought and expanded IKEA Israel in 2005 when it was one store and has been one of the largest American investors in the Israeli economy for the last fifteen years. IKEA Israel is the largest retailer to reopen its stores following the COVID19 pandemic. Join this session to discuss the decision making… read more

Lessons of Leadership for Israel and America

The talk will focus on Israeli leaders who made historic decisions that required bold moves to ensure the country’s success and safety.Ross and Makovsky present novel ideas that can be realistically implemented over time to ensure separation and preserve Israel’s character—the character that Israel’s founders fought for and that guided their action. Everyone who register… read more

Aravrit: two languages one script

Aravrit is an experimental writing system presenting a set of hybrid letters merging Hebrew and Arabic. Each letter is composed of Arabic on the upper half and a Hebrew on the bottom half. In Aravrit, one can read any chosen language, without ignoring the other one, which is always present. The talks and workshops are… read more

Comedy Night

We all need a little more laughter now! Comedy Night with [email protected] features some of your favorite comedians from all over the United States. This comedic evening will be MC’ed by comedian Pamela Schuller and will feature the following comedians: Mark Normand – Comedy Central, The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, CONAN Gianmarco Soresi- Hustlers… read more

Zoom University Hillel (but queer) Text Study!

Are you LGBTQIA+ and are interested in some Jewish text “queeries?” Come dive into text study with Hillel professionals across the US and Canada where we will explore how these ancient texts fit our identities today! https://hillel.zoom.us/meeting/register/u5cpcOmsrzgvb_ImH2JC9eFzo3EnWS5VLA  

A Conversation with Brené Brown: Living in a time of Collective Vulnerability

Join Brené Brown, best-selling author and speaker in conversation with Adam Lehman, Hillel CEO, for a conversation about courage and vulnerability. Dr. Brené Brown is a research professor at the University of Houston where she holds the Huffington Foundation – Brené Brown Endowed Chair at The Graduate College of Social Work. Brené is also a… read more

In the Zone: 2019-2020 In the World of Soccer

We’re back, and this time, we’re talking the world’s most popular game – Soccer! Join Roey and Yotam, two veteran sports reporters to discuss the current state of global soccer and how the season has played out. We’ll be handing out season awards, discussing the most surprising teams of the season, and how COVID-19 could… read more

Israel Trivia Night

Show how much you know about Israel through Hillel Israel Trivia night. Prizes to win! REGISTRATION