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  • Register for Freshmen Fest


    Registration for Freshmen Fest 2015 is now open at cornellhillelorientation.com. This overnight pre-orientation experience allows incoming freshmen to meet other new Jewish students and Jewish upperclassman, while challenging themselves on a ropes course, enjoying a Kosher BBQ meal, socializing around a campfire and more. Head to cornellhillelorientation.com for more information and to register. 

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  • Israel Day 2015

    Join us for lots of free, fun activities in our annual Israel Day celebrations on Yom Ha'atzmaut. No need to RSVP!

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  • Ask the Rabbis

    Introducing Ask the Rabbis...


    Wondering why bacon isn't Kosher? Curious about Judaism's view on evolution? Want to know the proper way to wear tallit or where to score the best bagels in Ithaca? Click here to ask Rabbis Scott Fox, Jeremy Fierstien and Chaim Finson ANY question. No need to leave your name.

    Like our Facebook page and check back frequently; every week, we'll post answers to new questions.

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  • Temple Beth-El Open House


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  • An evening with Nazi Treasure Hunter Yaron Svaroy


    The Major Speaker Series will proudly present a lecture and Q&A with Nazi Treasure Hunter and Police Detective Yaron Svoray - April 30, 5:30pm at the Schwartz Auditorium in Rockefeller Hall. This event is a gift of the Himan-Brown Charitable Trust.

    About Yaron:

    Yaron Svoray is an investigative journalist, who working in conjunction with the Simon Wiesenthal Center infiltrated the Neo-Nazi terrorist movement in Germany, Italy and South America. His infiltration became an international bestseller in the book "In Hitler's Shadow" and was subsequently adapted into an HBO Movie "The Infiltrator" starring Oliver Platt as Yaron Svoray . 

    His reputation as a committed and highly successful investigator was solidified when he recovered 40 uncut diamonds that were stolen by the Nazis During WWII. His search and recovery of the diamonds ...

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  • Apply for an 2015-2016 Internship


    To apply for the JLIC internship, email Shira or Chaim Finson.

    To apply for all other internships, click here.

    Applications are due May 7.

    Cornell Hillel interns support our vision of inspiring every Jewish Cornell student to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning, and Israel.  Interns work approximately 8-10 hours per week during fall and spring semesters, collaborating closely with their peers and Hillel staff. In addition to gaining invaluable professional skills and forging incredible connections with other students, successful interns also receive a stipend for their work.

    Ask Big Questions: Also known as ABQ, these interns are trained in dialogue facilitation and community building. Interns facilitate at least five discussions (called Ask Big Questions conversations) throughout the academic year and work together to create campaigns and events ...

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  • American BBQ Shabbat with Susan Murphy

    Join us this Friday for a very special and delicious Shabbat dinner with Susan Murphy, Cornell's Vice President for Student and Academic Services. Classic American BBQ foods with be severed, in addition to typical Shabbat staples. Pre-register here for just $10 (cash or Big Red Bucks) or one meal swipe. Walk-ins are welcome for $2 more.

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  • Schmooze & Dine with @JewBoyProblems

    Join us for this fun, free event by registering here

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  • Summer teen Israel trip looking for male staff

    Camp Seneca Lake, a Jewish residential summer camp located in the Finger Lakes region of New York State, is seeking a male staff member for our Camp Seneca Lake “CSL” in Israel program, a five-week immersive Israel experience for sixteen-year-old/ entering high school juniors.  Our 2015 trip will take place from Sunday June 28 – Sunday August 2.  The male staff member will positively participate in all aspects of the trip, completing assigned programmatic and supervision responsibilities, and support the efforts of the CSL in Israel Trip Leader to ensure a successful summer for all.   

    The CSL in Israel Program:

    CSL in Israel is a pluralistic program for Jewish teens, almost if not all of whom have spent at least one summer at Camp Seneca Lake.  Our five-week immersive ...

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  • An Evening of Comedy Featuring Judy Gold

    Judy Gold poster


    We hope to see you at our first Major Speaker Series event of the semester. For additional details, including how you can enter to win a free dinner with Judy, visit our Facebook event

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