Weekly Hillel Newsletter
May 9 , 2018

This past Shabbat, we celebrated the holiday of Lag B'Omer outside and enjoyed games, music and s'mores!

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Hillel in the News
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Click here to see an article about the group Picture Each Other and the work they are doing at SJSU and with the ADL. We partnered with them for Multicultural Avi Shabbat, where they led a discussion about identity.  
events Events
mitzvahcorner Mitzvah Corner
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!
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
Moishe House is currently hiring in Berkeley, CA for a position that would be perfect for a recent or upcoming grad or alumni, especially one that was involved in Hillel and/or is interested in learning about non-profit work.

Click here for more information. 
Congregation Beth David in Saratoga is looking for Hebrew or Judaica teachers for Sunday Religious school for grades 3-6 for the school year 2018-2019. School operates on Sundays from 9:30-12:30pm. Knowledge of Hebrew or Judaica required and must enjoy working with children! Qualified candidates please send resume and letter of interest to Sarah Hanuka Director of Life Long Learning at Hanuka@beth-david.org.

Interested in working at Camp Shalom this summer? Click here to apply
Camp Tawonga is hiring for our summer staff! Join our team of over 160 dedicated staff for a memorable and impactful summer. 
About Camp Tawonga
Camp Tawonga is a children's summer camp located in the Sierra Mountains on the doorstep of Yosemite National Park. Tawonga's mission is to build positive self-esteem, create a cooperative community, build appreciation for nature, and foster positive Jewish identity and spirituality. 
Our outstanding staff includes people with both Jewish and non-Jewish backgrounds.
Available Positions
We are hiring drivers, maintenance staff, prep cooks, wilderness staff, medical assistants and more for our 3-month summer season from June 10 through August 14.  For a complete list of available positions and descriptions, visit our website
Apply Now!
Fill out and submit our online application as soon as possible, then call us to schedule an interview. 
For more information , contact Aaron Mandel at aaron@tawonga.org or 415-543-2267

Events In the Community Community
How to do Legacy Giving and Why Educational Workshop  with Alan Werba and David Hoffman.

How can you provide eternal support to the organizations that have positively impacted your life?  This educational workshop on Legacy Giving is open to community members of all ages, whether or not you have made plans for your estate. Alan Werba and David Hoffman will present information, including recent tax law changes. 

Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 7:30 pm Congregation Beth David 19700 Prospect Rd, Saratoga, CA 95070

Everybody is welcome. 

For more info: Jyl Jurman, CEO, Silicon Valley Federation, jyl@jvalley.org, 408-357-7500
Brett Borah, Chair, Community Legacy Giving Project, maddogbab@aol.com 
Jeff Warwick, Chair, Congregation Beth David Legacy Giving Committee, jeff.warwick@gmail.com

Co-hosted by CBD and the Silicon Valley Jewish Community Legacy Project 

The Community Legacy Project community partners include the Addison-Penzak Jewish Community Center, Congregation Beth David, Congregation Shir Hadash, Congregation Sinai, Hillel of Silicon Valley, Jewish Family Services of Silicon Valley, Jewish Federation of Silicon Valley, Temple Emanu-El, and Yavneh Day School.
Have something you'd like to add to the newsletter? Email Ben Blechman  at benblechman@hillelsv.org
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