We know it's only Monday, but we're already thinking about Shabbat.
We love to see all of you every week at 104 West for Shabbat dinner, but did you know there's an easy way for you to host your own Shabbat dinner?
Hillel's Shabbat Across Cornell program will provide you with the tools you need to host your own amazing Shabbat meal in your own home. Email Alana Gross to learn more.
STUDENT SPOTLIGHT Rachel Marderstein and Jonah Wexler
If you attended any of our orientation events last weekend, you probably saw Rachel and Jonah doing an amazing job leading our Hillel Orientation Team!
From: Westchester County, NY
Major: Animal Science
Fun Fact: "I can't whistle."
Favorite part of Cornell Hillel: "There's so much going on at Cornell and in the Commons. You are never bored!"
From: Scarsdale, NY
Major: Electrical and Computer Engineering, AEM minor
Fun Fact: "I can wiggle my ears."
Favorite part of Cornell Hillel: "Besides the amazing community that Hillel provides, my favorite parts of Hillel are all the amazing events, especially the North Campus ice cream breaks."
WELCOME, ALEX NOFER!
Alex Noffer joined the Cornell Hillel team this week as our new Office Coordinator!
Alex is originally from Philadelphia.
During his summers off from Ithaca College, Alex worked on the PGA of America tour.
Join us on September 7 at the Hangar Theater for Wrestling Jerusalem, a one-man play aspiring to build bridges of understanding about the complex challenges of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. The solo actor embodies 17 different characters, each with their own unique story and connection to the Israeli- Palestinian conflict.
Meet at: Cornell Hillel for a pre-show conversation at 6:00 PM
We only have a limited amount of tickets!
For more information and to secure your spot, contact Jacob Kranitz by email or phone (541-554-1489).
BIG RED BIRTHRIGHT Registration begins Monday, September 12
Want to ring in the New Year in Jerusalem-for free?
Birthright registration runs September 12-16.
Interested? Have questions?
Contact Jacob Kranitz (607-255-0164) or Yaniv Levy (607-255-9772) for more information.
S'MOREGASBORD Saturday, September 3
Bring your friends to Beebee Lake from 8:30 PM-10:00 PM for a fun bonfire and s'mores!
LATTES AT LIBE
Join us at Libe Café from 2:00 PM-5:00 PM for a free coffee, tea, or hot chocolate!
CHALLAH FOR HUNGER
Challah for Hunger is a national organization where students bake and sell challah to raise money for hunger relief.
Challah baking is Thursdays at 4:30 PM in the 104 West! kitchen.
Challah sales are 10:00 AM-1:00 PM on Ho Plaza (weather dependent).
For more information, check them out on Facebook!
SHABBAT DINNER Fridays
Interested in hosting your own Shabbat dinner for friends, hall mates or your sorority? We can help!
Our ongoing Shabbat Across Cornell program will provide you with financial resources, ritual items and programmatic support so that you can host an amazing Shabbat meal.
SHABBAT DINNER Fridays
Join us at 104 West! on Friday for Shabbat Dinner. Pre-register for one meal swipe, $10 cash, or Big Red Bucks. Sign-in starts at 7:00 PM and the meal begins at 7:30 PM. Learn more about Shabbat dinner and services here.
Candle Lighting: 7:20 PM
Orthodox Services: 5:55 PM, Edwards Room, Anabel Taylor Hall
Shevach: 6:00 PM, Meet in the lobby of Anabel Taylor Hall. 6:15 PM, services in the law school courtyard
Reform: 6:00 PM, Founders Room, Anabel Taylor Hall
Shabbat Morning: 9:15 AM, Edwards Room, Anabel Taylor Hall
Shabbat Ends: 8:18 PM
SCHOLAR-IN-RESIDENCE September 9-10
Joey Weisenberg is a Brooklyn-based Jewish musician, singer and composer who works to empower worldwide communities to unlock their musical and spiritual potential, and make music a lasting and joyous force throughout Judaism.
Join us September 9-10 for services and singing led by the talented Mr. Weisenberg.
Visit our website for more information.
Are you interested in development and fundraising? Do you want to get experience working in a fast-paced non-profit environment? We are looking for a Development Intern to work with our amazing Development Director for a few hours a week.
For more information, contact Rachel Ossman.
APPLY FOR A HILLEL COMMITTEE
Contribute to Cornell Hillel on your own schedule by joining a committee! There will be a mandatory one-time organizational meeting on Friday, September 23rd, at 4:00 PM. After that, a weekly meeting time will be set based on committee members' schedules.
If you have any questions, please contact Cornell Hillel President Aaron Mallenbaum.
Temple Beth El (the Conservative synagogue located right in downtown Ithaca) is hiring for the 2016-2017 school year! They're looking for enthusiastic, knowledgeable, innovative, and reliable Religious School teachers to share their love of Judaism with students. Classes are held on Sunday mornings (9:00 AM-12:30 PM) and Wednesday afternoons (3:45 PM-5:45 PM).
Temple Beth El is also hiring students for childcare services during an upcoming Bat Mitzvah. Students are needed for both services (Friday, September 16, 8:00-9:00 PM and Saturday, September 17, 10:00 AM-2:00 PM), as well as the reception on Saturday evening (6:00-10:00 PM).
Compensation includes lunch and dinner for Saturday and $15/hour.
Contact Lisa Berki for more information.
WINTER BREAK IN ISRAEL TAVtech Fellowship
Want to learn how to code while building entrepreneurial skills?
Interested in working for a nonprofit-in Israel?
Apply to the TAVtech fellowship!
You'll get to meet Israel's leading entrepreneurs and technologists while learning how to apply new skills in a socially impactful way.
The program runs December 21-January 22. Applications are due October 10.