Hillel and Beth Israel Congregation Home Hospitality Shabbat (at synagogue) Friday, October 18, 2013 at 6 pm. Services with the local community followed by dinner at the homes of Beth Israel families. Guest Speaker: Professor Leo Livshits (Math) “From Moscow to Maine: Growing up Jewish in Soviet Russia.” RSVP to Lyndsey Pecker.
Ishamel Khaldi: A Shepherd’s Journey: The Story of Israel’s First Bedouin Diplomat Monday, October 21, 2013. Time and Location TBD.
Hillel Homecoming Tailgate - Saturday, October 26, 2013. (Alfond Field) Join us for bagels, cream cheese, and lox on homecoming weekend as we cheer on the Mules!
Hillel Parents and Friends Bagel Brunch - Sunday, October 27, 2013 at 10:30 am (Hillel Room, Pugh Center) Join us for more bagels, cream cheese, lox, coffee, and orange juice. Learn about all the great things Colby Hillel is doing!
Joy Ladin: Jewish Journey Between Genders - Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 4:30 pm. Joy Ladin is the first openly transgender employee of an Orthodox Jewish institution, and the first openly transgender person to be named to the Forward 50 list of influential or courageous American Jews. Ladin’s memoir, Through the Door of Life: a Jewish Journey Between Genders, was a 2012 National Jewish Book Award finalist. Her writing on gender, Judaism, and literature has been widely published, and she has published six books of poetry.
Colby/Bates/Bowdoin Hillel Shabbaton: November 1, 2013 6 pm – November 2, 2013 at 7 pm. Shabbat dinner, joyous prayer, hiking, and meeting new friends at Colby College. Friday night services and Saturday morning hike led by the Kirtan Rabbi.
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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