Weekly Newsletter
April 3, 2019

At Hump-Day Hummus, students not only enjoyed the usual cuisine but  also ate traditional Yemenite food and learned about the Jews of Yemen.
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On March 17th Hillel of Silicon Valley held our annual event, L'Dor V'Dor. It was a wonderful opportunity to honor and recognize both our community and student honorees.  Please click  here to view pictures from the event. 
For those of you who wished you had bid on the "Jeff Cable Photography Session" valued at $450 and the "Contemporary Jewish Museum One Year Membership and Private Tour" valued at $445 but didn't, you are in luck! They are still both available and you can start bidding at $225. It is your last chance to snag a bargain and support Hillel! Kindly email your bids (or questions) to Sarita Bronstein at Director@hillelsv.org. 

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Click here to join our  new Alumni Facebook page and reconnect with college friends. 
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! 
Hosting Students for Passover

If you are interested and able to host students for Passover, contact Mitch Reitman at mreitman@hillelsv.org. If so, please let us know how many students you can accomedate and for which nights. 
Passover Seders for Students Overseas

Studying abroad and looking for Passover plans? Join a host family or local synagogue together with friends this April 19th or 20th. Let KAHAL find you a place for Passover anywhere in the world! #SaveThePlate
  For more information check out this link kahalabroad.org/ Passover19
Also you can find out more on our Facebook page

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.

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