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Fall 2022, Week 5
WFU Jewish Life & Hillel

September 19, 2022
High Holiday Season Already? 
Special Guest on Tuesday!
Fall in The Forest Begins!
Read here for the policy of religious holidays and missing class!

Fall Themed

This Friday,  Sept. 23 at 5:30 pm,
Hillel Lounge, Collins A001

Changing Leaves, Sweater Weather, Pumpkin Spice Lattes,  Apple Cider Doughnuts, and Bonfires — what’s not to love? 

Fall is finally upon us!
Swing by and grab some delicious fall-themed treats that will keep you feeling cozy and loving the season ahead.
Special Guest Speaker: Erin Schrode

THIS Tuesday,  Sept 20 at 7:30 pm in Wait Chapel

Hate & Antisemitism on College Campuses

and...How I dealt with trolls...
when I ran for congress!”

RSVP & Attend for Loot Link Credit

Co-Sponsors: WFU Jewish Life, Rosenblatt Family Hillel at WFU, Program for Leadership & Character, Office of the Chaplain, Middle East & South Asia Studies Program (MESAS), AEPi, School of Divinity, WFU Chapel, Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI), Women's Center, Student Activity Fee (SAF), Chabad, Department for the Study of Religions, Temple Emanuel, Winston-Salem United Jewish Appeal (UJA), and Greensboro Jewish Federation.
Kol Yisrael

Kol Yisrael: pluralism is a six-week learning cohort about the big questions facing contemporary Israel(is). Together we'll spark meaningful discussions about why Israelis who disagree with each other have compelling reasons to do so. Students will receive a $150 stipend upon completion of the cohort. The registration link is: Kol Yisrael Pluralism application 

Need Access to the Hillel Lounge?
Fill out this form! 

The Hillel lounge is a great place to study, relax, grab snacks, hangout with friends, and more! 

Where is it? 
Collins Basement!  Room A001
- Enter through the back door (across from the basketball courts, or down the stairwell on your right when entering Collins’ front entrance)

Renovations are almost complete!  Check out our NEW white board wall and posters! Even more updates coming soon!
Click here to donate to our Hillel and support the Jewish future
Previously @ Hillel

May Way Shabbat!

Hillel Board Attended the Apple Gala @UNCG (All the Hillels of NC attended)

The Board got to meet so many members from other university Hillel groups in North Carolina!

The Hillel Board Has Rolled Out
Hillel AntiSemitism Training

Thanks to Andrew, our Religious & Education Chair, the board got to test the
Hillel AntiSemitism curriculum to roll out across campus.
Your WFU Hillel & Jewish Life Contacts

Wake Forest University Hillel
The WFU Hillel Board
wishes you a Shana Tova - a great year!

Ella SadikmanWFU Hillel President
Grace Peters, Vice President
Eliana Horowitz, Secretary
Sophie Kotlove, Treasurer
Andrew Orfaly, Religion & Education Chair
Franz Stolpen, Programming & Outreach Chair
Sofia Trujilo, Marketing Chair
Read the Hillel Board Bios here!

Amit, Triad Hillels Israel Fellow
Dr. Megan Regan, Hillel Faculty Advisor 
Dr. Gail Bretan, Hillel Director and 
    WFU Associate Chaplain for Jewi
sh Life 
Gail                                                    Amit
Gail, Jewish Mom

Wishing y'all a sweet and wonderful year!
As is my tradition, please forgive me for any hurt I may have inadvertently caused you (and let me know so I don't do it again)
Amit, Triad Hillel Israel Fellow

L'Shana Tova! Happy New Year!
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!
Jewish Community Events

Caf'e Ivrit is coming to WFU!

Please complete this interest form if you are interested in Caf'e Ivrit - Hebrew Club!

For more info, contact Amit

Judaism & Islam Lunch & Learn. Thursdays at noon!  

Join us as we explore, share, compare, and discuss various aspects of Judaism and Islam.

Open to the ENTIRE WFU and W-S/ Triad communities. Each session is self-contained, and no experience or knowledge about Judaism or Islam is needed. 

Register here

For more info, contact Gail or Naijla 

Kosher Brisket & Honey Cake!

THIS WEEK's Global Food Tabling Station is 
sponsored by our WFU Hillel! 

THIS Wednesday, September 2111:30 - 1:30 pm in the PIT. For Rosh Hashanah's Tabling session, WFU Hillel is hosting and we will have Kosher Brisket and Honey Cake.  

Contact Ally W to volunteer to serve the food, talk about your Jewish experiences on campus, share about Hillel, or explain about Rosh Hashanah to the people who come to the GFTS  table. 
High Holidays offerings are on & off campus. Info & links below. 5 options
  1. Services organized by WFU Hillel. 
    • Tashlich (Sept 26) at 2 pm at Reynolda Waterfalls led by Rabbi Charlie for the members of Temple Emanuel and the WFU Hillel and Wake Forest community
    • Rosh Hashana Day 1 (Sept 26) at 3 pm in Davis Chapel
      • Led by Rabbi Dr. Andrew Ettin
    • Yom Kippur (Oct 5) at 3 pm in Davis Chapel
      • Led by Rabbi Dr. Andrew Ettin
    • Break-the-Fast (Oct 5) at 6 pm in the Hillel Lounge.
  2. Services and meals at WFU Chabad (most days &  evenings)
  3. Services at Temple Emanuel (Reform) (carpools) 
    • Bring your student id.  RSVPs appreciated for meals
  4. Services at Beth David Synagogue (in Greensboro- Conservative) (contact their office and bring your student id)
  5. Zoom into services at your home congregation
Let us know if you need a ride to a local shul, or if you can provide a ride. Contact Andrew, Hillel Education & Religion Chair, or Gail.

Read here for the policy of religious holidays and missing class!
AEPi, Jewishly-rooted fraternity
Alex Lambert, Student President
SSI, Students Supporting Israel
Chloe Mazo & Cameron Golub, Co-Prezes. 
Chabad @ WFU121 Idlewilde Dr
Rabbi Levi & Shaina Gurevitz, Chabad
Braden Strackman, Student President

Delicious Shabbat dinner every Friday at 7 pm
Chabad High Holiday Schedule here.

Temple Emanuel, W-S
Rabbi Charlie. Info here and here. 
L'Dor V'Dor Maven. Bobby Stern

Students welcome anytime!
High Holiday Schedule
WFU students - free with IDs
Please RSVP for meals


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

Interfaith Calendar for 2022 here

Unique & Special September 2022 Holidays here
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

September 21th is National Pecan Cookie Day!

Click here for a quick, easy, and kosher cranberry-pecan cookie recipe!
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
Apply by September 30

JELF provides no interest loans to Jewish students who demonstrate need for their higher education, which includes undergrad, graduate, vocational or technical school.  
Apply at
Religion in Healthcare

Aamir Hussain, MD.
September 21, 7 pm

October 6th, 11am - 5 pm

Join Hillel as we join our usual
Interfaith United team!  

Sign up here at:
Awake All Night
September 23, 8 pm in Benson
Join Student Union on Friday, September 23rd, for a night in the wild wild west. Invite your friends for food, games, a movie, and activities in Benson from 8 pm to 12 am.

Contact with questions. 
OCCE : Oct. 13-15th
Join the OCCE for the Civic Leadership Retreat

Application closes MONDAY, Sept. 19 @11:59 pm 
Join the OCCE for the Civic Leadership Retreat over Fall Break at Camp Hanes! Learn about leadership for social change, discuss plans for civic action, participate in team-building activities, and more!  The retreat is free for students to attend. Transportation will be provided.
Click here to Apply

Exploring Ethics -
Nancy M.P. King

Professor, Department of Social Health Policy, Professor, Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, Wake Forest University School of Medicine

September 22, 12-1 pm, VIRTUAL
- Describe applications of justice in
health care settings.
- Recognize causes and cures for injustices
that affect health. 
- How do societal and structural factors work together to cause health disparities?

Find out and register here - registration is FREE, but closes @ 9 am on 9/22!

Mantra for the Week 
By Sofia Trujillo, Newsletter Editor 

“The roots of all goodness lie in the soil of appreciation for goodness.

-Dalai Lama

To provide any feedback on our e-newsletter, please contact me, Sofia, or hit the reply button, and share your comments. Don’t be shy! Thank you so much — and enjoy some apples and honey this week!
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