|Shabbat with JLIC |
Orthodox services 6:45pm (Hillel, MPR)
Conservative/Egal. Services 7:00pm (Hillel)
Dinner 8:00pm (Hillel)
|Passover Meal Sign-ups and Seder Subsidy |
Passover will be here before you know it! Take a moment now and sign-up for Passover meals. Click here to sign-up.
Would you like to lead your own Seder in your dorm room or apartment? Hopkins Hillel can help you and we will even help you pay for it. Apply for the Seder subsidy by emailing Jon Falk. To receive the $7 subsidy per person, you must meet with a Hillel staff member, complete the subsidy form provided by our Program Director Jon Falk, complete an evaluation write up after your Seder, and submit pictures of your Seder to Jon at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|JSA Pre-registration and Nominations|
JSA Pre-registration and Nominations
Pre-registration for elections:
In order to vote in the elections, each person must pre-register by filling out this form: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewformf
If you vote in the special election and have not received an email from the Elections Committee asking you to register again, you are already eligible to vote. This form will be open until April 4th.
Nominations for JSA board positions will begin Monday 3/26 and end Thursday 3/29 at 5PM. 2 nominations are needed to run for a position. Each person can only nominate him/her self or someone else for 1 position. Please make sure to include your name in the email with the nomination.
Example: I nominate myself for vice president. I nominate Howie Joress for president.
Email email@example.com with nominations. Nominations after 5PM on 3/29 will not be considered.
Board Positions: President, Vice President, Treasurer, Secretary, Social Chair, Education Chair, Religious Chair, Tzedek Chair, FYSH Chair, Campus Relations Chair
A detailed description of the positions can be found in the JSA constitution. The relevant part can be found here:
For any questions, please contact the elections committee at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Election Committee
Alyssa Forster, Howie Joress, Jerusha Barton, Gabby Matuzsan, Zach Matuzsan
|JSA Welcome-back BBQ|
Missing spring break already? Catch up with your friends at the JSA Welcome-back BBQ! Come to Hillel Tuesday, March 27th at 6:30pm to enjoy delicious food and share great spring break stories with your friends.
Tuesday, March 27th at 6:30pm! Check out the event on Facebook
On March 28-29 (Wednesday-Thursday) Rabbi Darren and Avital Levin, a prospective JLIC couple, will be visiting campus. On Wednesday evening we will be having dinner with them and Rabbi Levin will give a chabura. On Thursday we will be having lunch with them and Avital will give a chabura.
Wednesday 6:00pm - Dinner/Chabura with the Levins
Thursday 1:15pm - Lunch & Learn with the Levins
Also, over Shabbos Rabbi Robby and Shoshana Charnoff, a prospective JLIC couple, will be visiting campus.
Rabbi Charnoff will give a chabura following dinner on Friday, and Shoshana will give a chabura on Saturday following lunch.
All questions should be sent to email@example.com
|What is Jewish philosophy?J|
What is Jewish philosophy? Can Jewish philosophy and theology exist side by side? Come discuss these questions with Professors Yitzhak Melamed and Steven Harvey as they describe what they study and try to answer these questions. The conversation will take at the Hillel building on Monday April 2nd at 6 PM. Hope to see you there!
Kosher Pizza will be served
|Seder with a Baltimore family? |
Would you like to spend Seder with a Baltimore family? Families from Chizuk Amuno, a Conservative congregation in Pikesville, would be happy to host students for Seder. Interested? Email Debbie at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|Free T-Shirts |
There's a lot of action on the East side of Charles Street and all of us on this side of the street (housing and dining, health and counseling centers, Center for Social Concern, Hillel, etc) created a really great t-shirt to entice students to cross the street and spend time with us. We'll be printing a map as well that will help new and prospective students find Hillel and our neighbors. Please stop by and pick up your FREE t-shirt anytime, and wear it with pride.
|Clothing Drive at Hillel |
Help Hillel continue its support of the Manna House. Bring your unwanted new or gently used clothing which will be donated to the Manna House to help those in need in the Baltimore community. There will be a box in Hillel for any donations. We will be collecting clothing from Monday, March 26 until Monday April 16.
Click here for more information
|BCI: Brandeis Collegiate Institute |
Brandeis Collegiate Institute (BCI)(bci.ajula.edu/) hosts young Jews from all over the world with opportunities to experience multifaceted aspects of Jewish life, culture, nature and community within a safe, pluralistic environment. This summer's dates are: June 19 thru July 15. Applicants who apply by the early bird deadline of March 14, 2012 will pay the reduced cost of $250, and airfare will be reimbursed!
The Melinda Joy Siegel Fund, a donor-advised fund of The Associated, provides ongoing support to BCI. The Fund was established in 1986 by Marlene and Hillard Siegel to honor the memory of their daughter Melinda, who attended BCI.
|David Project |
This summer The David Project is pleased to offer four amazing seminars for college students:
Israel On Demand, June 10-13, 2012, at Boston Universtiy
Video Advocacy, June 13-14, 2012, downtown Boston
Israel Amplified, August 6-8, Phoenix, Arizona
Israel On Demand: Advanced Strategy for Campus, August 12-15, 2012, at Harvard University
For more information and to signup follow this link.
Do you like tutoring or playing squash?! Baltimore SquashWise is a unique youth development program combining academic tutoring and support with coaching squash. Help tutor middle school and high school students Tuesday or Thursday afternoons from 4-6pm at the rec center on campus. If you're interested in playing or learning how to play squash, that can also be arranged!
Volunteer at the House of Ruth, one of the nation's leading domestic violence centers helping women and children find safety and security. Help as a Child Care Assistant with infant to school aged children, or in the donation center sorting and distributing items to women in need.
Help facilitate educational and creative activities (reading, writing, and arts & crafts) for children at the Baltimore Child Abuse Center any day Monday-Thursday from 4:30-7:30pm, weekly, biweekly, or whenever your schedule allows!
If you're interested in any of the above volunteer opportunities, or would like assistance in finding or starting something else, contact Julie at email@example.com.
|Meal Plan |
We have New Shabbat dinner prices for this academic year. We lowered the cost of Shabbat dinner this year from $17 to $12 to welcome more students into the Hillel family. Please sign-up for this wonderful new meal plan today. For students who show up at the door on Friday night for dinner without signing up in advance, the price of dinner is $15.
*New: Book of 5 Lunches $50.00
*New: Book of 5 Dinners $60.00