Weekly Newsletter - March 25, 2020
Our Israel Learning Fellowship program moved on-line this week. The participants were joined by students from other Hillels in discussing Israel's LGBTQ community.
Hillel of Silicon Valley is proud to introduce its first micro-documentary. This eight-minute video highlights the accomplishments and challenges facing Jewish students on campus today.

To view the video, please enter the password: Israel48.

Kindly forward the video to your friends and those you believe may be interested in how Hillel of Silicon Valley is making a difference for college students in the South Bay.
Happening This Week
Hillel of Silicon Valley has moved all our programming online! Check out how we are engaging our students through different internet mediums. If you are interested in joining any of these programs, please email LParsons@hillelvs.org .
During these uncertain and stressful times, the staff of Hillel of Silicon Valley has curated resources for students for physical and mental support. To see the list of resources available, please click here.
Calling all young alumni! Click  here  to join our Alumni Facebook page and reconnect with college friends.
Ways to Support Our Hillel
Rideshare to Hillel Campaign

More and more college students want to come to Hillel from campuses other than SJSU. Many of these students do not have cars while away from home and need help with transportation to come to Hillel. Please help us make Hillel programs accessible to students from all of the campuses we serve by supporting our “Ride Share to Hillel” campaign.

  donation of $25   provides one round trip for a student or a group of students to the Hillel house .
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

Shabbat is a highlight at Hillel each week. Students from our five campuses, recent alumni, and young adults from the community gather at Hillel to celebrate their Jewish connection and and enjoy a meal free of charge. We endeavor to keep all of Hillel’s programs free so as to alleviate any financial barriers to engaging with Jewish life and community.

Click here for more information.
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 SV! 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.
Make 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 Leanna at LParsons@hillelsv.org. 
Jobs, Internships, Volunteer,
& Israel Opportunities
Have any questions about this amazing opportunity?
Email Leanna & Yarin
Events in the Community
Have something you'd like to add to the newsletter? Email Leanna Parsons at LParsons@hillelsv.org