Weekly Hillel Newsletter
February 7 , 2018

Our Israel Fellow Daniel and our Program and Engagement Associate Ben, attended the West Valley College Campus Fair where they engaged with students about Israel and Judaism!
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Cooking Up in Hebrew facilitates an amiable environment for the community in which to explore identity, Jewish holidays and other symbolic Israeli observances. In these sessions we will reminisce, and learn to prepare dishes with distinct Jewish and Israeli flavors, in relation to the Jewish heritage. And of course, we will learn Hebrew along the way.  The session will be held in English!
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Sponsor a Shabbat Dinner!

Shabbat Dinner is the cornerstone of Jewish life at Hillel of Silicon Valley, and we rely on the support of our wonderful community to provide Shabbat Dinner every Friday night to our five campuses. 

Available Dates: 
April 27
May 4, 18

Cost is anywhere from $200-400 (depending on the menu). If you are interested, or have any questions, please contact our Assistant Director, Mitch Reitman, at mreitman@hillelsv.org. 
Mentor a Student

We are looking for members of the community to help mentor our students - in career advice, for tutoring, and other fields. If you have networking opportunities; or are skilled in math, science, programming, engineering, writing, creating cover letters, or building resumes, please contact Ben at benblechman@hillelsv.org. 
Donate Your Used Vehicle

Cars, trucks, boats, motorcycles, RVs. Any vehicle running or not! Jewelry and real estate too!

Car donations are an easy way to support Hillel of Silicon Valley! We take care of the paperwork and the sale of the car.

For more information and to begin the process, please contact Sarita Bronstein at sarita@hillelsv.org or (408) 775-7531

Your donation will fund the work we do, and you may be eligible for a tax deduction!
Music Meshugana

Hillel of Silicon Valley and Hillel at Rochester University are proud to present their new project: Music Mashugana!

This is a place where everyone can discover, listen and enjoy Israeli music of all types and genres. Along with publishing music playlists, Daniel and Tal, the Israel Fellows, will do presentations when they introduce Israeli music and teach Hebrew with famous Israeli songs. Like Music Mashugana on Facebook, and check us out on Youtube and Spotify

Educational Trips Educational
Know about a cool trip our students can take? 
Email Ben Blechman at benblechman@hillelsv.org
Internships, Jobs, and Volunteer Opportunities Internships
Are you a Jewish college student who is going home to the Bay Area for the summer? Do you want to get paid to work at a Jewish nonprofit? Learn more about the Kohn internship program at   www.jvs.org/kohn

Jewish college students who have completed at least one year of school are invited to apply for the Kohn Summer Internship Program. Interns are placed at Bay Area Jewish nonprofits for eight weeks. This is a paid internship program with free professional development seminars. Applicants who identify as Jews of Color and/ or queer are encouraged to apply. You will build in-demand skills, make connections and grow professionally.

Events In the Community Community

T he Auschwitz Jewish Center, affiliated with the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City, offers immersive academic programs on topics related to the Holocaust, Polish-Jewish history, and human rights year-round. Programs are led by trained staff with advanced degrees in the field and open to participants of all backgrounds.

Program for Students Abroad
April 12-15, 2018
Long-weekend subsidized programs in Kraków since 2010 with a scholarly visit to Auschwitz (Oświęcim) for students studying in Europe, Israel, and the region. For more information and links to a sample syllabus and our Facebook page, please visit our website: http://mjhnyc.org/internships-and-fellowships/mjh-around-world/. Applications are available here: https://mjhnyc.wufoo.com/forms/spring-2018-ajc-program-for-students-abroad/
Deadline: February 28, 2018. 
From Auschwitz to Human Rights
June 13-21, 2018                                                                                                                                        From Auschwitz to Human Rights Program is an eight-day intensive program for students and young professionals, using Poland as a case study to examine broader human rights issues. Poland's dynamic history makes it a unique location to study historic and contemporary human rights issues-from the Holocaust to the modern refugee crisis. For more information, please visit our website: http://mjhnyc.org/internships-and-fellowships/mjh-around-world/. Applications are available here: https://mjhnyc.wufoo.com/forms/2018-from-auschwitz-to-human-rights-program/.
Deadline: March 30, 2018.
The Auschwitz Jewish Center also offers Customized Programs for groups of all sizes and backgrounds throughout the year. For more information on these and other funded and subsidized opportunities, please visit ajcf.pl/en/education-center or contact YFriedman@mjhnyc.org.
Have something you'd like to add to the newsletter? Email Ben Blechman  at benblechman@hillelsv.org
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