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Apr
23
Wed
Halacha Class – Jewish Law
Apr 23 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Come start your day off right at Rutgers with a little Torah! Join our daily morning class immediately following prayers for a short half hour or so studying the “Aruch HaShulchan,” the famous work of acclaimed 19th century halachic decisor Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein, as we explore some wonderfully insightful and practical elements of Jewish daily living. We begin this week (Siman 46) with “Birchos HaShachar” – the blessing one recites when they arise in the morning, their sources and meaning and why we say (or shouldn’t say) the ones we say. From there we will continue with “Birchos HaTorah” (Siman 47) – the blessings said prior to reciting or learning Torah and whether that blessing is biblical or rabbinic in origin (big debate!) and whether women are required to make that blessing or not before learning Torah.Breakfast bagels and cereals are available for those who attend. 

Contact: Joshua Blachorsky
Email: *protected email*

Open Beit Midrash Jewish Study Sessions
Apr 23 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come learn in our new Beit Midrash program that affords all Jewish students access to Jewish learning every night of the week at Rutgers between 9-11pm. A Hillel rabbi will be on hand each night to help answer questions or guide you in your own personal learning or to help get you set up charting your very own course in Jewish learning, either independently or with other students.

Contact: Joshua Blachorsky

Post Passover Chametz Chomp
Apr 23 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come and Eat Chametz with your religious communities! We can’t wait to see you. We will have doughnuts and pretzels aplenty. High Fructose Corn Syrup will run thick through the hallowed halls of Hillel. Join Rutgers Koach, Rutgers Mesorah and the Rutgers Reform Community for this fun event!

More Info: https://www.facebook.com/events/610974422329309

Weekly Gemara Class – Tractate Megillah
Apr 23 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm

A weekly opportunity to study Gemara/Talmud in Maseschet (Tractate) Megillah! This class is a “Bekiyut” class, which will cover the basic understanding of the Gemara with Rashi (and sometimes Tosafot) and will hone skills in reading, learning, and analyzing the gemara and getting a strong grasp of its back and forth and understanding. We will be learning the first and second perek of Megillah. Gemaras and/or sources will be provided each night.

Contact: Joshua Blachorsky
Email: *protected email*

Weekly Gemara “Iyun” Class – Megillah
Apr 23 @ 10:00 pm – 10:30 pm

This is a weekly intermediate/advanced level Gemara B’Iyun class on masechet Megillah. Sources will be posted weekly for students to learn or cover on their own and Rabbi Weiss will be giving a half hour shiur on the material each week following the gemara b’kiyut class.

Contact: Joshua Blachorsky
Email: *protected email*

Apr
24
Thu
Halacha Class – Jewish Law
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Come start your day off right at Rutgers with a little Torah! Join our daily morning class immediately following prayers for a short half hour or so studying the “Aruch HaShulchan,” the famous work of acclaimed 19th century halachic decisor Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein, as we explore some wonderfully insightful and practical elements of Jewish daily living. We begin this week (Siman 46) with “Birchos HaShachar” – the blessing one recites when they arise in the morning, their sources and meaning and why we say (or shouldn’t say) the ones we say. From there we will continue with “Birchos HaTorah” (Siman 47) – the blessings said prior to reciting or learning Torah and whether that blessing is biblical or rabbinic in origin (big debate!) and whether women are required to make that blessing or not before learning Torah.Breakfast bagels and cereals are available for those who attend. 

Contact: Joshua Blachorsky
Email: *protected email*

Post Passover Matzah & Strawberry Food and Fondue with the brothers of SAM!
Apr 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come get messy, have fun, do a great thing, and meet the brothers of Sigma Alpha Mu! We’ll be making matzah and strawberry fondue and then selling it the next day! All proceeds will go to The Judy Fund of the Alzheimer’s Association.
There will also be delicious chocolatey treats to enjoy for all those who come out to help! Anyone who has extra matzah boxes or sealed food lying around can put it in the donation box which will be present at the event!
Contact Shira if you’re interested in helping with the fondue or with the tabling the following day.

Contact: Shira Rosenblum
Email: *protected email*
Phone: 862 216 3889

Mishmar with Sarah Gordon and S.W.A.G
Apr 24 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Open Beit Midrash Jewish Study Sessions
Apr 24 @ 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come learn in our new Beit Midrash program that affords all Jewish students access to Jewish learning every night of the week at Rutgers between 9-11pm. A Hillel rabbi will be on hand each night to help answer questions or guide you in your own personal learning or to help get you set up charting your very own course in Jewish learning, either independently or with other students.

Contact: Joshua Blachorsky

Cooking with Nataly
Apr 24 @ 9:30 pm
Apr
25
Fri
Halacha Class – Jewish Law
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Come start your day off right at Rutgers with a little Torah! Join our daily morning class immediately following prayers for a short half hour or so studying the “Aruch HaShulchan,” the famous work of acclaimed 19th century halachic decisor Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein, as we explore some wonderfully insightful and practical elements of Jewish daily living. We begin this week (Siman 46) with “Birchos HaShachar” – the blessing one recites when they arise in the morning, their sources and meaning and why we say (or shouldn’t say) the ones we say. From there we will continue with “Birchos HaTorah” (Siman 47) – the blessings said prior to reciting or learning Torah and whether that blessing is biblical or rabbinic in origin (big debate!) and whether women are required to make that blessing or not before learning Torah.Breakfast bagels and cereals are available for those who attend. 

Contact: Joshua Blachorsky
Email: *protected email*

Israel Coffee Break
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

come meet the Center for Israel Engagement staff at Au Bon Pain for free coffee during the Israel Coffee Hour!  Bring friends, hang out, and relax before the weekend.  we look forward to seeing you there! 

Contact: Diana Diner
Email: *protected email*
Phone: 732 545 2407

Reform Weekly Hangout
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join the Reform Community for a hangout every week either at ABP on College Ave or Dunkin’ Donuts on Livingston!

Contact: Kelsey Maxwell
Email: *protected email*

Shabbat Services
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm

Mesorah/Orthodox: 2nd floor Multipurpose Room @ Hillel Reform: Red Lion Cafe (basement of Rutgers Student Center on College Ave) Koach/Conservative: Beit Midrash/Library @ Hillel

Free “Luau” Shabbat Dinner
Apr 25 @ 7:30 pm

Wear your Hawaiian shirt and get “lei-ed”!

Contact: Seth Deneroff
Email: *protected email*

Apr
26
Sat
Mincha/Seudat shlishit/maariv
Apr 26 all-day
Orthodox Services
Apr 26 @ 9:30 am
Rabbi Weiss’s Parsha Class
Apr 26 @ 11:45 am
Shabbat lunch at the Weisses (sponsored by OU-JLIC)
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm

Bring your friends and enjoy a homemade Shabbat meal at the Weisses home – 76 Jefferson Ave every week starting at 1pm! There will be a waking group from Hillel each week after the Rabbi’s class leaving at 12:30pm. 

Contact: Nataly
Email: *protected email*

Malava Malka
Apr 26 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Spring-themed hangout with tie-die main attraction.

Shabbat Ends
Apr 26 @ 8:30 pm
SNL
Apr 26 @ 8:30 pm

Saturday Night Learning (SNL) will happen every Saturday night! FREE Pizza and learning – you DON’T want to miss it!

Contact: Nataly
Email: *protected email*

Apr
27
Sun
Blood Drive!
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Yes, that’s right! Hillel is hosting another blood drive…and this time we’re doing it at the Catholic Student Center! If you’re eligible to donate then we definitely hope to see you there, but even if you’re not we’ll need tons of help tabling and attracting attention outside the house (since the weather should be nice). We’ll also need help getting people set up as they come in and with distributing snacks post donation. 

Contact: Shira Rosenblum
Email: *protected email*
Phone: 862 216 3889

Yom Hashoah Program
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Contact: Jeffrey Camras
Email: *protected email*
Phone: 847.650.1198

Apr
28
Mon
Halacha Class – Jewish Law
Apr 28 @ 9:00 am – 9:30 am

Come start your day off right at Rutgers with a little Torah! Join our daily morning class immediately following prayers for a short half hour or so studying the “Aruch HaShulchan,” the famous work of acclaimed 19th century halachic decisor Rabbi Yechiel Michel Epstein, as we explore some wonderfully insightful and practical elements of Jewish daily living. We begin this week (Siman 46) with “Birchos HaShachar” – the blessing one recites when they arise in the morning, their sources and meaning and why we say (or shouldn’t say) the ones we say. From there we will continue with “Birchos HaTorah” (Siman 47) – the blessings said prior to reciting or learning Torah and whether that blessing is biblical or rabbinic in origin (big debate!) and whether women are required to make that blessing or not before learning Torah.Breakfast bagels and cereals are available for those who attend. 

Contact: Joshua Blachorsky
Email: *protected email*

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