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This Week in WFU Jewish Life & Hillel
April 25, 2022
Israel Fest
April 29th, 3 - 7 pm.
Manchester Plaza (Lower Quad). Tribble side


Israeli snacks, games, trivia, prizes, and lots of fun.
Food trucks and other games, in conjunction with LDOC!

Contact Amit for more information.
Complete our Jewish Life Survey!

Thank you for answering this brief survey about Jewish Life on WFU campus.  It is anonymous and for everyone - we want your feedback even if you never attended any events or even if you are not Jewish. 

This whole survey is on one page and it should take you between 2 and 10 minutes to complete.  Thank you!
Your WFU Hillel & Jewish Life Contacts
Ella Sadikman, WFU Hillel President
Grace Peters, Vice President
Eliana Horowitz, Secretary
Belle Laxer, Treasurer
Andrew Orfaly, Religion & Education Chair
Noah Giglietti, Programming & Outreach Chair
Sofia Trujilo, Marketing Chair

Amit, Triad Hillels Israel Fellow
Dr. Megan Regan, Hillel Faculty Advisor 
Click here to donate to our Hillel and support the Jewish future
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Gail's office, Benson 321, is always open, so say hello!

Gail is available for pastoral care, Jewish information, or a shoulder to lean on.
Click
here to schedule an appointment

Or just stop by!

 
Enjoy a free coffee with Amit, our Hillel Israel Fellow

Interested in a summer internship or trip to Israel? Looking for more learning opportunities? Meet Amit for coffee on campus - the coffee is on us!
Contact Amit
here
Save these dates - May 9-13 - for
Hillel Global Giving Week
(HGGW) 

Amid the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic over the past two years, we have stood in awe of the resilience of our students as they have overcome all obstacles. Thanks to your support, the Rosenblatt Family Hillel at WFU has been there helping Jewish students discover a welcoming and caring Jewish community.  

From May 9-13, we will join 150 Hillels around the world in participating in the 3rd annual Hillel Global Giving Week. During that time, all gifts made to WFU Hillel will be matched dollar-for-dollar!  If you have a WFU Hillel story to share, let
Gail know. 

Calendars  

WFU Jewish Life and Hillel Events Calendar here
Jewish Holiday Calendar for 2022 here

Interfaith Calendar for 2022 here
Unique & Special April 2022 Holidays here
Unique & Special May 2022 Holidays here
Other Jewish Connections 
AEPi, Jewishly-rooted fraternity
Alex Lambert, President
SSI, Students Supporting Israel
Chloe Mazo & Cameron Golub, Co-Prezes. 
Chabad @ WFU. 121 Idlewilde Drive
Rabbi Levi & Shaina Gurevitz, Chabad

Temple Emanuel, W-S
Rabbi Mark Cohn. Info here
Photos from last week 
Cleaning up the Hillel Lounge in preparation for a make-over.
Stay tuned for redecorating update, or contact
Sofia
During Passover Week:
Matzah, Matzo Ball Soup, and Matza Pizza in the PIT - note 3 different spellings (above)
Chabad Passover meal plan event in the Little Mag Room (below)
WFU Global Food Committee (GFC)
WFU Global Food Committee (GFC) & Food Collaboration Committee (FCC) share our diverse cultural and religious holidays, celebrations, and heritages as expressed through food.
(Founded by WFU Jewish Life & Hillel in 2014)

 

GFC Recipe of the Week
Tuesday is National Pretzel Day!


Click here for homemade pretzels 4 ways!
GFC is collaboration between the Global Food Committee of the Office of the Chaplain, the Food Collaboration Committee, Harvest Table Culinary Group, and 21 different offices/ departments/ student groups.
Other Community Events & News

Global Yom Ha'Shoah Commemoration
April 28. 12-1pm.
We will gather virtually to perpetuate the legacy of Holocaust survivors, with a particular focus on those from the former Soviet Union. Wendy Lower, a professor of Holocaust history at Claremont McKenna College and a widely published author, will be the keynote speaker. RSVP here

Pizza with the Police
April 28. 11:30 am - 12:30 pm. Zicks.
Do finals have you hungry? Need a study break? If you answered "yes" to either of these questions, then come join us for free pizza with the police at Zicks on Thursday!
The Rosalyn Saltz and Norman Seymour Pliner Scholarship Fund
Due May 31

If you reside in North or South Carolina and are attending college as a full-time student, apply to get financial assistance of up to $3,000! The selected recipient must demonstrate a commitment to advancing women in leadership roles and show commitment and involvement in their chosen field. Involvement in the Jewish community must be demonstrated. Click here to learn more.
 Apply for a JELF Loan!
Apply NOW through April 30, 2022.

JELF offers 0% interest, last dollar loans for Jewish students pursuing a full-time education. JELF serves students from NC, but students can attend any U.S. accredited university.
More information, and the application can be found here, or call Betsy Gamburg at (336) 852-4829, ext. 225. 

Games Prototype Showcase
Thursday, April 28th. 9:30 am - 2 pm. 
Lot Q between Scales and
Dogwood/ Magnolia

Join students of a special First Year Seminar in the exhibition of games they have created and built in WakerSpace! Contact Dr. Ali Sakkal for more info.

Click here to read about and see pictures of Passover at the Western Wall.

Contact Gail if you are interested in gaining experience in marketing, editing the weekly newsletter, and making money next semester as the Jewish Life Marketing Intern

To provide feedback on our new e-newsletter format, contact Caroline, our Editor and marketing intern, or hit the reply button, and share your comments. Thank you!
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