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  • Ithaca College Presents Composer Daniel Asia

     
    Join the Facebook event here.

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  • Baruch Dayan Ha'Emet - Cornell Hillel Mourns

    Ilan Rasooly with other Jewish student leaders
    We are deeply saddened to report the passing of Ilan Rasooly ’15, z"l (Moshe Ilan ben Avraham), a senior in the School of Hotel Administration and co-President of the Center for Jewish Living student group.  His passing Tuesday afternoon is a tragic loss to his family, his friends, and the entire Cornell community.

    Funeral services will take place Thursday, October 23, at 8:30am at Kemp Mill Synagogue in Silver Spring, Maryland.

    Cornell Hillel staff are available at any point to provide comfort and grief counseling for any Cornell student who is need. Cornell Hillel offices are open from 9am to 5pm Monday through Friday. The Rabbinic staff will be providing counseling throughout the following days and will be at the 104West! Dining Hall during lunch and dinner for the remainder ...

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  • Jews on Ice

    Jews on Ice


    Join Cornell Hillel for ice skating at Lynah Rink right after the first men's hockey game of the season!
    Entrance and skate rental is completely FREE! No need to RSVP.

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  • First Year Family Weekend

    We are excited to welcome First Year Families to campus. Please join us!


    Friday, November 1st, 2013
    Shabbat Services and Dinner
    6:00pm Services, Anabel Taylor Hall
    7:30pm Dinner, 104West! Dining Hall
    Families are invited to join one of our four services and a communal Shabbat dinner.
    $1
    6.45 - reservation required. We apologize for an error in our mailing.
    Click here to reserve.

    Sunday, November 3rd, 2013
    Sunday Brunch, 11:00am-1:00pm
    Robert Purcell Multipurpose Room

    Join Cornell Hillel for a complimentary brunch. Meet parents, students, and the Hillel team to learn about Jewish campus life.
    Special guests include Vice President for Student and Academic Services, Susan H. Murphy and a performance by the Chai Notes.
    Dietary laws observed at all meals. Please RSVP for Sunday brunch here.

    Questions? Contact ...

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  • Guest speaker: Linda Lingle, Jewish Former Governor of Hawaii

    Linda Lingle, the former two-term governor of Hawaii and the first woman to hold that position, will present a formal lecture (entitled "A Clean Energy Future”) in Warren Hall Auditorium (B45 or B25) at 5 PM on Thursday, October 23 at 5:00 pm.  The lecture will be immediately followed by a gala reception help in the Mann Library Dean’s Room.  

    Her visit is sponsored by Cornell Plantations.

    About Linda Lingle: 

    Linda Lingle

    Linda Lingle is a founding member and currently serves on the Governors’ Council at the Bipartisan Policy Center, a Washington DC think tank whose policy initiatives are respected by national leaders of both political parties.

    She served two terms as Governor of Hawaii between 2002 and 2010 and prior to that was twice elected Mayor of Maui County. She ...

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  • Positive Israel Campaign

    From Monday, October 20th to Wednesday, October 22nd, Cornell Hillel will host a Positive Israel Photo Campaign. Look out for us on locations all over campus - Robert Purcell Community Center (RPCC), Ho Plaza, Duffield Hall, the Agriculture Quad, and the ILR School - from 11am to 4pm each day for a chance to share how Israel is special is to you.

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  • Tefillah/songleader needed

    Congregation Tikkun v’Or (Ithaca Reform Temple) is looking for a tefillah/songleader on Sunday mornings. Experience in Reform prayer leadership and teaching children necessary.


    Contact Naomi Wilensky at 607-256-1471 or info@tikkunvor.org.


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  • Registration for Taglit-Birthright Israel is still open

    Birthright poster

    Travel to Israel for 10 days with Cornell Hillel! Trips last Dec. 22 through Jan. 2 and Jan. 3 through 15.. Join our Facebook event for photos, alumni stories and announcements, and register at freeisraeltrip.org. Contact Israel Fellow Yevgeniy Averbukh with questions.

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  • High Holy Days at Tikkun v'Or

    All are welcome to come to High Holy Day services with Tikkun v’Or (Ithaca Reform Temple). No tickets necessary. All services will be held at Hangar Theatre, 801 Taughannock Blvd

     

    Rosh Hashanah Wednesday, September 24

    7:00 p.m. Evening Service


    Rosh Hashanah Thursday, September 25

    9:15-9:30 a.m. Preliminary Morning Service

    9:30-10:30 a.m. Morning Service

    10:30-11:15 a.m. Torah Service Reading Torah portion, interpretation, communal aliyot

    *10:30- 11:15 Children’s services: For ages 2-6 on the front patio;

                           For ages 6-10 on the back patio / green room

    11:15-11:45 a.m. Rabbi’s Sermon

    11:45-12:15 a.m. Shofar Service (with all children)

    12:15 a.m. Kiddush, Apples & Honey

    1:00 p.m. Tashlich at the Inlet in Cass Park


    Yom Kippur Friday, October 3

    6:30 p.m Kol Nidre Service

     

    Yom Kippur Services  Saturday, October 4

    9:15-9:30 ...

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  • Exciting Shabbat Announcement from Cornell Hillel

     

     

    It is our pleasure to share exciting news with you about Shabbat Dinner at 104 West! for this year.  Cornell Hillel has heard your concerns and in an effort to eliminate barriers to the Shabbat dinner experience we have generously donated funds to partially subsidize the cost of the Friday night meal at 104 West! for the entire school year!


    This year if you register in advance for Shabbat dinner on Friday nights, the cost will only be ONE MEAL SWIPE or $10 CASH OR BIG RED BUCKS. Yes, that’s right!  $10 in cash/big red bucks or one meal swipe, with no upcharge or fee.  That means you can sign up for any meal plan at Cornell and use the swipe for Shabbat dinner.  There will still ...

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