Weekly Hillel Newsletter
March 7 , 2018

This past Shabbat at Hillel SV,students came ready to celebrate Purim which included reading a Purim Spiel and a party!

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BIRTHRIGHT
 
Join Hillel SV this summer for a FREE trip to Israel from July 11th to July 23rd for an experie nce of a lifetime! To apply click  here
 
Join us on Thursday, March 15th from 6-8 PM at the AEPi Fraternity house for an interactive workshop on the complexities and importance of consent.

If you or someone you know could use Shalom Bayit as a resource, click here for more information on the help that they provide. 
mitzvahcornerMitzvah Corner
Passover Hosts/Guests

If you are  willing to host students for Passover seders this year, please contact Ben at benblechman@hillelsv.org

Also, if you are a student or know of any students in the area who need a place to go for a seder this year, please contact Ben at benblechman@hillelsv.org
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 Mashugana

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



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. 
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.

Jvalley Magazine is looking for student interns who would be interested in working on events, working on the magazine or working on social media.  This would be an unpaid internship but we are very happy to work within whatever school guidelines there are to ensure they would receive appropriate class credit if that is allowed.  The ideal candidates would be fluent in social media (facebook, twitter, website design); journalism or communication/public relations majors, and/or graphic design.

For more information, please contact Barb Chappell at barb@jvalley.org
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