Weekly Newsletter
March 13, 2019


This past week, Rabbi Sheldon Lewis came to Hillel SV to talk about the writings of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and his friendship with Dr. Martin Luther King during the Civil Rights Era. 
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This Past Week at Hillel SV
This past Friday for our Israel Learning Fellowship program, Daniel, our Israel Fellow, led a session about Zionism in the 21st century. He then led a discussion on the Jewish democratic character of the State of Israel, Israel's Declaration of Independence, and the Status Quo Agreement. 

Later on Friday evening, students led Shabbat services and enjoyed an Israeli-themed meal as part of Birthright Shabbat. 

Thank you to one of our donors for purchasing items off of our Amazon Wishlist! Thanks to your support, our events and programming can reach more Jewish students throughout the Silicon Valley. See what else is needing buy clicking here and seeing how you can support the students of Hillel of Silicon Valley. 

Limited tickets still available! 
Sponsorship opportunities available, 
email Sarita@hillelsv.org for more information. 
Go on Birthright with Hillel SV!
To apply for our trip this summer, click here. If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to either Ben (benblechman@hillelsv.org) or Daniel (danielp@hillelsv.org).

Hillel SV Birthright Trip Summer 2018

Check out the video for highlights from Hillel SV's Birthright trip last summer. 
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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
Join our staff and be part of an amazing team and community of emerging leaders!  Summer opportunities include counselors, outdoor specialists, lifeguards, dancers, artists, logistics and so much more. Contact  us for more information or check out our  website and see  Ramah  Galim in  action! We can't wait to spend the  summer with you! 
CAMERA Fellowship - Deadline to apply is April 1 st.
We are looking for students who have a strong knowledge of Israeli history, the Arab-Israeli conflict, enjoy writing and planning educating events. All CAMERA Fellows will receive upon completion $1000/£750. Please follow this link to apply.

Have you graduated and looking to begin your career in Israel activism? Please submit your resume and CV to Lia@camera.org if you are interested in applying for our open Campus and Social Media Coordinator. We are looking for someone who has good people skills and specializes in social media.

Part-time nanny needed who can watch after two young boys during the day. If you are interested, please let me know.
 
Details:
  • Who: 2 Boys (infant + 1 year old)
  • Location: Sunnyvale
  • When: Flexible, but during the weekdays (sometime between 9-5)
  • Contact: please call Dana at 650-550-0025 if interested in learning more
What I am looking for:
  • Someone who can drive to Sunnyvale
  • Someone very interested in children / education / childcare
  • Someone flexible and enjoys reading to kids and helping them develop

Events In the Community Community
Have something you'd like to add to the newsletter? Email Ben Blechman at benblechman@hillelsv.org
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