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Chai Healers (Hospital Visits) @ St. Peter's Hospital
Jan 20 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Come join representatives from both the Hillel and Chabad community as we visit Jewish patients at St. Peter’s hospital, bringing them gifts and good company!

Meet at the corner of College Ave and Senior Street at 1 PM to walk to the hospital.

Please contact Sam Snyder at [email protected] if you’d like to be added to the hospital visits group chat!

Mesorah/Orthodox Shabbat Services @ College Avenue Student Center Graduate Student Lounge (behind Au Bon Pain cafe)
Jan 20 @ 4:45 pm – 4:45 pm

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Shabbat Services
Jan 20 @ 5:30 pm – 5:30 pm

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Free Shabbat Dinner
Jan 20 @ 6:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Come join Rutgers Hillel for a FREE* Shabbat dinner in the Tanzman Dining Room in the Eva and Arie Halpern Hillel House!

**Shabbat dinner is free for current Rutgers undergraduates and Middlesex County College students. Guests should come to the Hillel office during weekday business hours to purchase a guest pass.

Contact: Evan Finkelstein
Email: [email protected]

Welcome Back Shabbat Oneg @ Hillel
Jan 20 @ 8:15 pm – 8:15 pm

Come to Hillel after dinner for a fun oneg! There will be snacks, candy, hanging out, games and more!

Contact: Evan Finkelstein
Email: [email protected]

Koach (Conservative) Community goes to Highland Park for services and lunch
Jan 21 @ 9:15 am – 2:00 pm

When there aren’t Koach services at Hillel, join our walking group for services in Highland Park, followed by lunch at Rabbi Reed’s house! We depart from Hillel at 9:15, and all are welcome!

RSVP by 12noon on Thursday to Rabbi Reed so she knows how many people are coming:
[email protected]

Mesorah/Orthodox Shabbat Services @ 2nd Floor of Hillel
Jan 21 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Shabbat lunch at the Friebergs (sponsored by OU-JLIC)
Jan 21 @ 12:30 pm – 12:30 pm

Enjoy a free, delicious Shabbat lunch at the Frieberg home. All are welcome!
Walking groups leave from Hillel around noon.

Contact: Sara Frieberg
Email: [email protected]

Community Wide Ice Skating
Jan 21 @ 8:30 pm – 10:15 pm

Join all Rutgers Hillel for our annual community wide ice skating! We will leave after Havdallah and rides will be provided! If you have a car and are willing to drive, please let us know!!

Kol Halayla Auditions! @ 2nd Floor of Hillel
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Like a Cappella? Like cool people singing and hanging out?
Then you should definitely try out for Rutgers Premier Jewish a Cappella group on campus, Kol Halayla!
We’ll be hanging out at 9 Bartlett street, January 22nd from 5-7pm,
The College Ave Student Center, room 115 on January 25th from 8-10 pm,
and in Scott Hall 215 on January 26th from 7-8pm.

If you are interested, please prepare a verse and a chorus from any song you feel best showcases your voice. And don’t hesitate to reach out with any questions!!!

Hope to see you all there! And remember – you don’t need to be circumcised to try out 😉

Contact: Kol Halayla
Email: [email protected]

OU-JLIC Chabura Night
Jan 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The Red Tent Book Discussion
Jan 24 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

We invite you to read Anita Diamant’s “The Red Tent,” a novel based on the lives of Jacob and his family over break and then join us to discuss the book.

Lechu Neranenah:”Come, let us sing”: But what are we singing?
Jan 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Three part class with Rabbinic Intern, Ben Goldberg, with FREE PIZZA!

Kabbalat Shabbat is beloved by many Jews, but what exactly do the Psalms that comprise it mean? And what (if anything) do they have to do with Shabbat? Please join us as we deepen our experience of Kabbalat Shabbat through a close consideration of the six psalms (2 per session) that bring us into Shabbat.

Election Candidate Info Session
Jan 24 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Jewish Languages- Education
Jan 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Professor Gary Rendsburg will be teaching about the different languages Jews have spoken throughout history. Dinner will be served.