November 5, 2020
Your UConn Jewish Life Updates!
Welcome to UConn Hillel! We are incredibly happy for our students to join us back on campus and to provide them with a safe, positive, and welcoming environment. Stay tuned for exciting virtual programming and socially distanced outdoor events when possible! As always, UConn Hillel is here as your home away from home!
Hillel News
Join us tonight on Zoom to elect our 2021 student board! Make sure your voice is heard!

Superhero Shabbat!
On November 6th, 2020 UConn Hillel will be having an outdoor Superhero themed Shabbat in our large backyard!

Services will be at 6 PM and dinner at 7 PM.
***Masks and social distancing are mandatory. All food will be individually packaged.***

Fill out this form if you plan on attending! We will be allowing up to 45 students in person.

If you would prefer not to join us in person, aren't on campus, or 45 students have already signed up to come in person, you can come pick up your Shabbat dinner at the Hillel building anytime throughout the day on Friday 11/6 and join us through Zoom.
The Jews - and Secrets - Behind Superman and Batman!
Join us on Tuesday, November 10 at 7pm on Zoom!

Author Marc Tyler Nobleman, who wrote "Boys of Steel - The Creators of Superman" and "Bill the Boy Wonder - the Co-creator of Batman" will join us for a fast-paced, twist-filled talk followed by a Q&A session!

There will be a limited number of free signed copies Boys of Steel - The Creator of Superman and Bill the Boy Wonder: The Secret Co-Creator of Batman available to participants. Hope to see you there!
Now What for American Jews?
Amidst an unprecedented year, all eyes are on November 3rd. But what comes next? Starting Wednesday, November 4th, UConn faculty and staff will host a series of themed conversations about where we will all go from here. Using the
election as a starting point, we will think and feel together about how we, as a community and individuals want to move forward and what we can build now. Join us on the 5th for Now What for American Jews by registering at the Zoom link
or join us from live on our YouTube Page.
Support our Kosher Dining!
Even though Towers Dining Hall is closed, please continue to support Kosher Dining! There are Kosher options provided in each of the open dining halls as well as Kosher sandwiches in all of the retail dining locations!

Be sure to stop by Hillel on Saturdays from 10am-2pm to pick up your weekend Kosher meals!
Join our HuskyTHON Team!
Sign up here to join the UConn Hillel HuskyTHON team to benefit Connecticut Children's Hospital! Also, email Dori Jacobs if you are interested in becoming one of our Dancer Representatives!

Check out this graphic to see how UConn Hillel is educating others against hate and anti-Semitism. More information will be following during the week of November 9!
Virtual Coffee Dates

Missing our staff members? Bored and want someone to chat with? Sign up for a virtual coffee date with Jacqui and Edina!

Community Opportunity: No Freeze Shelter Donation Drive!

Join UConnPIRG's Hunger and Homelessness Campaign by donating various sanitary items! Check out this flyer for more info!
Have program ideas? Want to run a program?
As this has been a tough time and major transition for all of us, we wanted to remind you that Hillel is and always will be there for you! If you have an idea for a program that you would be interested in, please let us know!

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