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Mental Illness and Jewish Law
Oct 19 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Join us to learn about intersections of halakha (Jewish law) and mental illness. Steve Gotlib ’18 will be presenting some of the material he studied on this topic this past summer at the Center for Modern Torah Leadership’s Summer Beit Midrash program in Sharon, MA.

This event is part of the Project to Promote Mental Health Dialogue at Rutgers Hillel.

Join us at this or any Mental Health Dialogue event to:
-Learn more about mental health and mental illness
-Share questions, thoughts, and experiences
-Ensure that Hillel is a welcoming and supportive community for students impacted by mental illness
-Diminish mental health stigma
-Discuss how Jewish beliefs, practices and culture relate to mental health
-Study Jewish texts related to mental health
-Contribute your ideas and interests and to help build this new initiative

Contact: Gilana Levavi
Email: [email protected]

Torah Study with Reform @ Student Board Office
Oct 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Come and study Torah with Reform. Rabbi Victor Appell will lead a discussion on this week’s Torah portion and what it means to us as Reform Jews.

It is informal and there will be Bagels!!!!

Chai Healers: St. Peter’s Hospital Visits @ St. Peter's Hospital
Oct 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 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 the Chabad House at 170 College Ave. 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!

Orthodox services
Oct 20 @ 5:35 pm – 6:45 pm
Shabbat Services @ Eva and Arie Halpern Hillel House on the Wilf Family Campus
Oct 20 @ 5:45 pm – 5:45 pm

All are welcome to join us for services on the second floor of Hillel:
Reform-Roswell Sanctuary
Conservative-Lax Library
Orthodox-Beit Midrash

Free Shabbat Dinner
Oct 20 @ 6:45 pm – 6:45 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.

Koach/Conservative Community goes to Highland Park for Services and Lunch
Oct 21 @ 9:15 am – 9:15 am

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!

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

Mesorah/Orthodox Shabbat Services
Oct 21 @ 9:15 am – 11:30 am
Israel 101
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Israel 102
Oct 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Craft Night!
Oct 23 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join Mesorah, Koach, and Reform as we put together a Judaic craft night! Join your friends in making creative crafts to decorate your dorms and rooms, and of course snacks!

Contact: Jaclyn Platt
Email: [email protected]

Jewish Sensibilities
Oct 23 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Jewish Sensibilities are approaches to the people and situations around us that provide guidance for life’s challenges, arise from Jewish stories and history, and point toward a life of meaning. Each week we will take a look at another aspect of our world and see what Judaism has to say.

Add your voice to this conversation. Space is limited. Register for the course here.

A stipend will be offered to those who complete the course requirements.

Contact: Fedline Saintina
Email: [email protected]

Chaburah Night
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Come out to Chaburah Night at 8 pm for a chaburah of your choice and something to eat! There are always plenty of chaburot to choose from and lots of great Torah to learn!

JAQs (Jewish Allies and Queers)
Oct 23 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jewish Allies and Queers is an inter-sectional discussion and event based organization working towards LGBTQIA+ space in the Jewish community at Rutgers University. JAQs creates a positive and confidential space for Jewish queer people and their allies to discuss their relationships and experiences with the world as members of two very diverse communities.

Contact: Cassaddees Sicherer
Email: [email protected]

Meorot Fellowship
Oct 24 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The second session of the four-part Meorot fellowship.