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September – October 2014

Sep
23
Tue
JLIC Gentlemen’s Club (Men’s Chinese Food Shiur)
Sep 23 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Sep
24
Wed
Rosh Hashana Dinner
Sep 24 – Sep 25 all-day

Come to a delicious holiday meal! Free for RU students!

Erev Rosh Hashana Services
Sep 24 @ 7:00 pm

For Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, Rutgers Hillel runs Egalitarian services led by Rabbi Esther Reed and Rabbi Brandon Bernstein.

Students who prefer to attend a local congregation of any kind can email Rabbi Esther Reed (rabbireed@rutgershillel.org) or Rabbi Adam Frieberg (rabbiadam@rutgershillel.org) for home hospitality arrangements.

Hillel services are free for students with Rutgers ID, $125 for all others. Students should show ID at the door. All others must purchase tickets in advance. For Rutgers faculty and staff, the ticket price is a suggested donation.

Please purchase tickets by Friday, September 19.

Contact: Rabbi Esther Reed
Email: RabbiReed@rutgershillel.org
Phone: 732-545-2407 x404

Sep
25
Thu
Rosh Hashana Services
Sep 25 @ 9:00 am

For Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, Rutgers Hillel runs Egalitarian services led by Rabbi Esther Reed and Rabbi Brandon Bernstein.

Students who prefer to attend a local congregation of any kind can email Rabbi Esther Reed (rabbireed@rutgershillel.org) or Rabbi Adam Frieberg (rabbiadam@rutgershillel.org) for home hospitality arrangements.

Hillel services are free for students with Rutgers ID, $125 for all others. Students should show ID at the door. All others must purchase tickets in advance. For Rutgers faculty and staff, the ticket price is a suggested donation.

Please purchase tickets by Friday, September 19.

Contact: Rabbi Esther Reed
Email: rabbireed@rutgershillel.org
Phone: 732-545-2407

More Info: http://www.rutgershillel.org/highholidays.php

Mishmar and SWAG!
Sep 25 @ 8:00 pm – Sep 25 @ 12:00 am

Come hear a shiur and eat some pizza while Studying With A Group (SWAG)! Every week we have a guest scholar come in to give a Torah class with pizza and open Beit Medrash afterwards! This week’s speaker is our very own, Rabbi Adam Frieberg.

Sep
26
Fri
Rosh Hashana Services
Sep 26 @ 9:00 am

For Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, Rutgers Hillel runs Egalitarian services led by Rabbi Esther Reed and Rabbi Brandon Bernstein.

Students who prefer to attend a local congregation of any kind can email Rabbi Esther Reed (rabbireed@rutgershillel.org) or Rabbi Adam Frieberg (rabbiadam@rutgershillel.org) for home hospitality arrangements.

Hillel services are free for students with Rutgers ID, $125 for all others. Students should show ID at the door. All others must purchase tickets in advance. For Rutgers faculty and staff, the ticket price is a suggested donation.

Please purchase tickets by Friday, September 19.

Contact: Rabbi Esther Reed
Email: rabbireed@rutgershillel.org
Phone: 732-545-2407

More Info: http://www.rutgershillel.org/highholidays.php

Hospital Visitation
Sep 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Free Shabbat Dinner
Sep 26 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Contact: Seth Deneroff
Email: sdd87@eden.rutgers.edu

Sep
27
Sat
Orthodox Morning Services
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Rabbi Frieberg’s Parsha Class
Sep 27 @ 11:30 am

Contact: Rabbi Adam Frieberg
Email: rabbiadam@rutgershillel.org

Shabbat lunch at the Friebergs (sponsored by OU-JLIC)
Sep 27 @ 12:30 pm

Enjoy a free, delicious Shabbat lunch at the Frieberg home.

Contact: Sara Frieberg
Email: sara@rutgershillel.org

Sep
29
Mon
Sara Levy’s World: Music, Gender, and Judaism in Enlightenment Berlin
Sep 29 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Sponsored by the Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life

MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2014; 7:30 PM
“In Sara Levy’s Salon”
Nicholas Music Center, 85 George Street, New Brunswick
A concert featuring music owned and played by Sara Levy, including works by J.S. Bach, C.P.E. Bach, W.F. Bach, J.N. Forkel, Frederick the Great, and their contemporaries. Entertaining and informative commentary will be offered by Christoph Wolff (Harvard University).

Rebecca Cypess, harpsichord and fortepiano; Steven Zohn, transverse flute; Frederick Urrey, tenor; Yi-heng Yang, fortepiano; Dongmyung Ahn, viola.

Sep
30
Tue
Sara Levy’s World: Music, Gender, and Judaism in Enlightenment Berlin
Sep 30 @ 8:30 am – 5:00 pm

Sponsored by the Bildner Center for the Study of Jewish Life

8:30 a.m. Welcome and Conference Overview, “The Worlds of Sara Levy”
Shindell Choral Hall in Robert E. Mortensen Hall, Douglass Campus
Nancy Sinkoff, Rutgers University
9:00-10:30 a.m. Session 1: Judaism and Gender in Enlightenment Berlin
Shindell Choral Hall in Robert E. Mortensen Hall, Douglass Campus
Chair/Moderator /Respondent: Shmuel Feiner, Bar-Ilan University
Natalie Naimark-Goldberg, Bar-Ilan University
Lilianne Weissberg, University of Pennsylvania
10:30-12:00 p.m. Session 2: Philosophical and Musical Aesthetics in Sara Levy’s World
Shindell Choral Hall in Robert E. Mortensen Hall, Douglass Campus
Chair/Moderator of Q/A: George Stauffer, Dean, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University
Steven Zohn, Temple University
Yael Sela-Teichler, The Open University of Israel
12:45 p.m. Kirkpatrick Choir of Rutgers
Voorhees Chapel, 5 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick
Directed by Patrick Gardner, the choir will perform C.P.E. Bach’s cantata “Klopstocks Morgengesang,” a work whose publication Sara Levy and members of her family helped to underwrite.
1:30-3:00 p.m. Session 3: Boundaries of Tolerance in the Enlightenment
Schare Recital Hall in Marryott Music Building, 81 George Street, New Brunswick
Chair/Respondent: Michael Marissen, Swarthmore College
Martha Helfer, Rutgers University
Elias Sacks, University of Colorado-Boulder
3:00-4:00 p.m. Semi-staged reading of excerpts of Aaron Halle Wolfssohn’s play, “Leichtsinn und Frömmelei.”
Schare Recital Hall, Marryott Music Building, 81 George Street, New Brunswick
Readers: Shmuel Feiner (Bar Ilan University), Natalie Naimark-Goldberg (Bar Ilan University) and Joel Berkowitz (University of Wisconsin—Milwaukee)

4:00-5:00 p.m. Roundtable Discussion/Summation
Schare Recital Hall, Marryott Music Building, 81 George Street, New Brunswick
Moderated by Christoph Wolff, Harvard University
5:00 p.m. Reception

“Debunking Myths about the Middle East: Examining Human Rights Violations Against Minorities in the Islamist World” – a discussion with Brooke Goldstein (HILI #2)
Sep 30 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
JLIC Gentlemen’s Club (Men’s Chinese Food Shiur)
Sep 30 @ 9:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Oct
1
Wed
Freshman Program
Oct 1 – Oct 2 all-day

We are going to be watching Animal House with some fun snacks. This event is reserved for freshmen only.

Sponsored by Rutgers Koach and Rutgers Mesorah.

Contact: Alex Hamilton
Email: hamilton.tbn.pcn@gmail.com
Phone: 4053888556

Oct
2
Thu
Mishmar and SWAG!
Oct 2 @ 8:00 pm – Oct 2 @ 12:00 am

Come hear a shiur and eat some pizza while Studying With A Group (SWAG)! Every week we have a guest scholar come in to give a Torah class with pizza and open Beit Medrash afterwards! This week’s speaker is our very own, Rabbi Adam Frieberg.

Oct
3
Fri
Yom Kippur Starts Tonight @ 6:49pm!
Oct 3 all-day

Candle Lighting is at 6:51pm.

Hillel’s Orthodox services run by OU-JLIC will take place at Rutgers Hillel, 93 College Ave.

Hillel’s Egalitarian services, run by Rabbi Esther Reed and Rabbi Heath Watenmaker, will take place at the Rutgers Student Center Multipurpose Room.

The Orthodox Kol Nidre Services begin at 6:50pm.

Hospital Visitation
Oct 3 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
Kol Nidre Service *NEW LOCATION*
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm

Egalitarian services will be in the Student Activities Center, 613 George Street

For Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, Rutgers Hillel runs Egalitarian services led by Rabbi Esther Reed and Rabbi Brandon Bernstein.

Students who prefer to attend a local congregation of any kind can email Rabbi Esther Reed (rabbireed@rutgershillel.org) or Rabbi Adam Frieberg (rabbiadam@rutgershillel.org) for home hospitality arrangements.

Hillel services are free for students with Rutgers ID, $125 for all others. Students should show ID at the door. All others must purchase tickets in advance. For Rutgers faculty and staff, the ticket price is a suggested donation.

Please purchase tickets by Friday, September 19.

Oct
4
Sat
Orthodox Morning Services
Oct 4 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Yom Kippur Morning Services
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am

For Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, Rutgers Hillel runs Egalitarian services led by Rabbi Esther Reed and Rabbi Brandon Bernstein.

Students who prefer to attend a local congregation of any kind can email Rabbi Esther Reed (rabbireed@rutgershillel.org) or Rabbi Adam Frieberg (rabbiadam@rutgershillel.org) for home hospitality arrangements.

Hillel services are free for students with Rutgers ID, $125 for all others. Students should show ID at the door. All others must purchase tickets in advance. For Rutgers faculty and staff, the ticket price is a suggested donation.

Please purchase tickets by Friday, September 19.

Rabbi Frieberg’s Parsha Class
Oct 4 @ 11:30 am

Contact: Rabbi Adam Frieberg
Email: rabbiadam@rutgershillel.org

Shabbat lunch at the Friebergs (sponsored by OU-JLIC)
Oct 4 @ 12:30 pm

Enjoy a free, delicious Shabbat lunch at the Frieberg home.

Contact: Sara Frieberg
Email: sara@rutgershillel.org

Yom Kippur Afternoon Services
Oct 4 @ 5:30 pm

For Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, Rutgers Hillel runs two services:
Orthodox services are led by Rabbi Weiss and the Egalitarian services are led by Rabbi Reed and Rabbi Heath Watenmaker.

Students who prefer to attend a local congregation of any kind can email Rabbi Esther Reed (rabbireed@rutgershillel.org) or Rabbi Akiva Weiss (ravakiva@rutgershillel.org) for home hospitality arrangements.

Hillel services are free for students with Rutgers ID, $125 for all others. Students should show ID at the door. All others must purchase tickets in advance.

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