Gail is working remotely this week - feeling better daily!
Gailis available for pastoral care, Jewish information, or a shoulder to lean on.
Clickhereto schedule an appointment Thank you for all the get well emails!
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!
Jewish Community Updates
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
Jewish Learning Fellowship (JLF)
JLF provides a semester of intellectual and experiential cohort learning for students looking to deepen their understanding of Judaism. This semester we are offering "Life's Big Questions." We make no claims about the “right” way to practice or not to practice Judaism. Our job is to help you explore the tradition in a safe space, and find your own place, on your terms, Jewishly. Thursdays at 6 pm with dinner.
$180 stipend upon completion of the series. JLF Application is here.
Global Food Committee
Wednesday, August 24at 2 pm in Chaplain's Lounge. Reynolda Hall 10. Everyone welcome. Bring your ideas to share with the committee & dining services. GFC was created in 2014 by the WFU Jewish Community. Visit us on THE LINK.
Global Food Tabling Station
Wed,September 21, 11:30 - 1:30 pm in the PIT. For Rosh Hashanah's Tabling session, WFU Hillel is hosting and we will haveKosher Brisket and Honey Cake. ContactAlly Wto volunteer to serve the food, talk about your Jewish experiences on campus, share about Hillel, or explain about Rosh Hashanah.
Judaism & Islam Lunch & Learn resumes September 1st! Register!
Join us as we explore, share, compare, and discuss various aspects of Judaism and Islam. These sessions are 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 required to join us. THIS IS A VIRTUAL GATHERING! Register here! For more info, contact Gail or Naijla
Erin Schrode, Guest Speaker
Tuesday, Sept 20 at 7:30 pm in Wait Chapel Hate (and Antisemitism) on College Campuses
“How I was trolled when I ran for congress”
High Holidays offering are
on and off campus
Services organized by WFU Hillel
Services at WFU Chabad
Services at Temple Emanuel (Reform)
Services at Beth David Synagogue (in Greensboro- Conservative)
More info in the coming weeks!
WFU Jewish Life and Hillel Events Calendar here
Jewish Holiday Calendar for 2022here Interfaith Calendar for 2022here
Unique & Special August 2022 Holidayshere
Other Jewish Connections
AEPi, Jewishly-rooted fraternity Alex Lambert, Student President
Chabad @ WFU. 121 Idlewilde Dr Rabbi Levi& Shaina Gurevitz, Chabad Braden Strackman, Student President
Delicious Shabbat dinner every Friday at 7 pm
Temple Emanuel, W-S Rabbi Charlie. Infohereand here.
L'Dor V'Dor Maven. Bobby Stern
Students welcome anytime!
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 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
JELF LOAN Apply by September 30 Interest Free Loans for Jewish Students In Need. Apply at https://jelf.org/
Women's Joint Opening Event Featuring Dr. Leah Katz Sunday, August 28 • 11 a.m. • Beth David Synagogue in Greensboro Info here. Jewish students can attend for free thanks to a local donor. ContactGailfor more info.
A Little about Me… the New Editor!
I’m Sofia Trujillo, a sophomore from Scottsdale, Arizona! I am so honored to be the new editor for the Jewish e-newsletter!
Here’s some fun facts about me!
-I am an art student, who enjoys painting and sculpture.
- I LOVE to travel. My bucket list includes swimming in Antarctica, seeing the Moai Statues on Easter Island, scuba diving a ship wreck, saving sea turtles, and more!
-My spirit animal is the Hawaiian green sea turtle.
-In my free time, I enjoy being outdoors, spending time with my friends, going on road trips, making spontaneous memories, watching movies… and that’s the short list!
-I am Hispanic, my dad is from Colombia! (Yay rice and beans for Passover).
-Three words to describe me: energetic! passionate! loving!
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