Weekly Newsletter
May 15, 2019


Over 50 students came over last Friday to celebrate Israel's 71st birthday with Israeli-themed food, a birthday cake, and a DJ who played Israeli music.
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This Past Week at Hillel SV
At Hillel SV, Yom Hazikaron was commemorated with a ceremony that included a discussion about its' significance in Israel, memorial prayers and watching the movie Rock in the Red Zone. The movie showed life in Sderot for for Israelis and local musicians and how the conflict with Hamas has shaped the music scene. In preparation for finals at San Jose State University, students came over to  study and enjoy homemade hummus and shakshuka. 
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Make a Difference With Our Amazon Wishlist 

Our kosher kitchen has been used at a record rate and is need of some replacements! Check out our Amazon Wishlist to help Hillel SV replenish our kitchen and keep our house a welcoming environment for all students!

Click here to see what is needed and how you can make a difference! 

Sponsor a Shabbat Dinner

If you would like to sponsor one of our many Shabbat dinners that we have throughout the school year, please contact our Assistant Director Mitch Reitman at mreitman@hillelsv.org for more information.
D onate 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!
Support Our Students with a Life Cycle Donation 

The meaningful Jewish experiences which have impacted thousands of students depend upon your continued support. Consider making a donation in honor of a life celebration or in memory of a loved one. Your gift matters. 

Click here to donate today or call Karen Baskind at 408-495-5426
Double Your Donation with a Corporate Match 
Did you know that only about 1 in 10 eligible  match their donations with corporate matching?  Every year, about $6 to $10 billion of matched donations are left unclaimed. Since many companies may match up to $10,000 for every donation, the revenue adds up quickly. Double your impact today! 
For more information, contact Karen Baskind at karenb@hillelsv.org
Shop & Support Hillel SV Through Amazon Smile

Who doesn't love shopping on Amazon? Now you can support the students of Hillel SV every time you shop. Sign up today for Amazon Smile and select Hillel SV as your organization of choice. It's easy; simply click here and Hillel SV will automatically receive a portion of all your eligible purchases. 
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. 
Internships in Israel  Educational
Know about a cool trip our students can take? 
Email Ben Blechman at benblechman@hillelsv.org
Jobs and Volunteer Opportunities Internships
Temporary Two Month Apartment Sublease June 1 through July 30

One bedroom, one bath apartment in West San Jose near 280.
$1500 / 1br - Subleased Apartment Available for June and July
1277 San Tomas Aquino Road  
$250 security deposit required.
 
Comes With:
laundry in bldg
no smoking
carport
private bath
private room  
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