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 hereto 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
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
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. JLF Application is here.
Global Food Committee Wednesday, August 24 at 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 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.
Judaism & Islam Lunch & Learn resumes September 1st! Register!
Join us as 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
Last chance to complete our Spring Jewish Life Survey! Thank you for answering thisbrief survey about Jewish Lifeon 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. Thiswhole surveyis on one page and it should take you between 2 and 10 minutes to complete. Thank you!
Erin Schrode, Guest Speaker Tuesday, Sept 20 at 7:30 pm in Wait Chapel
Hate (and Antisemitism) on campus, and 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 2022 here Interfaith Calendar for 2022 here Unique & Special August 2022 Holidays here
Other Jewish Connections
AEPi, Jewishly-rooted fraternity Alex Lambert, Student President
Temple Emanuel, W-S Rabbi Charlie. Info here and here.
L'Dor V'Dor Maven. Regina L
Photos from MazalWAKE
First Day of MazalWAKE, the WFU Jewish Pre-Orientation, run by our amazing student leaders, Ella and Sydney G
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. Contact Gail for more info.
Director, Jewish Family Services of Greensboro, NC Contact Gail for more info
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