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Fall 2022, Week 7
WFU Jewish Life & Hillel

October 3, 2022
Family Weekend is THIS week!
Yom Kippur is Tuesday night & Wednesday
Sukkot starts on Sunday night
G'mar Hatima Tova! 
Yom Kippur Words and Phrases
About Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the entire Jewish Year 
Video  about Yom Kippur
An interesting article
Read here for the policy on religious holidays and missing class!
Yom Kippur and Sukkot offerings are ON & OFF campus.
 Info & links below!

1.   Services organized by WFU Hillel
  • Wed, Oct 5. Yom Kippur Day,  3 pm,  Davis Chapel, w/Rabbi  Andrew Ettin
  • Wed, Oct 5. Break-the-Fast at 5:30 pm in the Hillel Lounge.
  • Sukkot: Hillel Sukkah Building and decorating will be behind Lounge. More info to come!
2. Services and meals at WFU Chabad
     (most days &  evenings)
3. Services at Temple Emanuel (Reform)  
     Bring your student id.  RSVPs appreciated
4. Services at Beth David Synagogue
     (in Greensboro- Conservative). Contact
     their office and bring your student id
5. Zoom into services at your home shul

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 on religious holidays and missing class!
Family Weekend @ Hillel

Challah Give-Away
and Hangout 

This Friday, October  7 at 5:30 P.M., in the Hillel Lounge, Collins A001
Challahs will be in the lounge for students and families to grab this week. Check out the renovated lounge while you are at it!

Check your Hillel emails for updates.

Sunday Morning
Family Send off

This Sunday,  October  9 at 9:30 A.M.,
On the (Upper) Quad

Swing by for some coffee & donuts to take on your trip back home! Meet the other families & our students after a fun weekend all together!

Check your Hillel emails for updates.
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)
Click here to donate to our Hillel and support the Jewish future
Previously @ Hillel

Tashlich at Reynolda Waterfalls

JLF (Jewish Learning Fellowship)                                          Ammar Basha's ("Handsome Jew")  Project
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 Jewish Life 
Gail, Jewish Life Professional

Wishing y'all a sweet and wonderful year!
Stop by my office, Benson 321, and say "Hi!"

Available for pastoral care, and more!
Click to make an appointment. 
Amit, Triad Hillel Israel Fellow

Interested in a summer internship, trip to Israel, or more learning? Meet Amit for
coffee on campus - the coffee is on us!
Kol Yisrael Pluralism application 
Jewish Community Events
Caf'e Ivrit is coming to WFU!

Join us for Hebrew Club!

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 via Zoom!  

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

Open to the ENTIRE  community. No prior  knowledge is needed. Register here

This week, Religious Fasting Experiences on Campus & in the Workplace.

For more info, contact Gail or Naijla 

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 October 2022 Holidays here
WFU Global Food Committee (GFC)
WFU Global Food Committee (GFC) projects share our diverse cultural and religious holidays, celebrations, and heritages as expressed through food. 
(Founded by WFU Jewish Life & Hillel in 2014)
GFTS. Wed, Oct 5. 11:30 am - 1:30 pm. The Pit
In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, Organization of Latin American Students (OLAS)is hosting Global Food Tabling Station (GFTS) in the PIT, with Harvest Table staff making Arepas and Tres Leches Cake with Strawberries

GFC Recipe of the Week

In honor of Jewish Break-the-Fast on Wednesday,
here is a recipe for a Dairy Free Apple Pie!
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
October 6th, 11am - 5 pm

Join Hillel as we join our usual
"Interfaith" United team!  

Sign up here at:


Your donation supports the Brian Piccolo Cancer Research Fund at Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist! In 2021, HTB raised a record breaking $200,787 to support the fight against cancer. Follow us on Instagram for details and updates!

Support the Interfaith HTB team.
How To Be Perfect:
An Evening with Michael Schur 
Creator of “The Good Place”

Monday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Brendle Recital Hall inside Scales Fine Arts Center

Register here, or just show up. Free and open to the public. Ann Phelps (of L&C) will be moderating the discussion about character, ethics, television shows, and why none of the characters in the Good Place can swear. We're excited for this, and hope you will be too.

LGBTQIA2+ Poetry Night
October 26, 6 pm, Tribble A109

Join us for Queer Poetry

               For more info: T.H.M. Gellar-Goad
      Associate Professor, Classics Department.

                 Office (336) 758-5330email

Professor Claude Steele
October 27, 7 - 8:30 pm, Broyhill

Professor Claude Steele will give a talk on Stereotype Threat and Identity Threat: the Science of a Diverse Community.
Open to the entire community, and is free. Please register on the event website by October 7th to guarantee your seat. 

Mantra for the Week 
By Sofia Trujillo, Newsletter Editor 

“Learn from the past, be thankful for the past, forgive the mistakes of the past, and let it go.”

— Debasish Mridha

To provide any feedback on our e-newsletter, please contact me, Sofia, or hit the reply button, and share your comments. I love hearing what you have to say! Thank you so much — and have the best time with family this week!
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