Hillel’s Spring Calendar!

Purim Celebration! Saturday, March 15, 2014 (Beth Israel Congregation)

Hillel and Beth Israel Congregation Home Hospitality Shabbat (at synagogue)  Friday, April 4, 2014.  Services together with Beth Israel followed by Shabbat dinner at congregants’ homes.  RSVP to Lyndsey Pecker.

Israel: Data and Debate (Hillel Room, Pugh Center)  Thursday February, 27th, Monday March 10th, and Monday April 7th. 6:00-7:00 pm.  Dinner provided.  This series aims to provide students with the basic vocabulary of Zionism and Israeli history, a knowledge of Israel’s cultural gems, and a general understanding of major events in Israeli history.  In addition to a basic introduction of Israeli history, we will also explore and debate the writings of Zionism’s founders.

Thai and Torah (Hillel Room, Pugh Center) 6:00-7:00 pm   Come and learn about Jewish approaches to hot, contemporary topics over Thai food. A four part series.

1) March 3, 2014: Hillel International’s Policy on Israel Programming                             2) March 20, 2014: How to Party Right: Drugs and Alcohol in Judaism
3) April 28, 2014: Kosher Sex: Sexuality in Jewish Law and Tradition
4) May 1, 2014:   Death Penalty in Jewish Law and Literature

Maine State Birthright Trip: June 18-28, 2014 (Israel): Rabbi Isaacs will be leading this trip for all college students in the State of Maine.  Join the facebook group for updates and more information.  Registration is February 19, 2014!

Shabbat: We have Shabbat candle lighting every week at 5:30 pm on the bridge, followed by a homemade Shabbat dinner in Pugh 252.

Rabbi Isaacs hosts Shabbat lunch every other week in her on campus apartment in Williams.

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