April 21, 2020
Your weekly virtual Hillel and HFI updates!
Don't know what to do with all your time stuck at home? Join UConn Hillel and Huskies for Israel for some fun virtual programming!
We Remember...
Join Avinoam Patt, Director of The Center for Judaic Studies and Contemporary Jewish Life at UConn, tomorrow @7:30pm for ""Yom Ha-Shoah Veha-Gevurah: On Jewish Heroism, Martyrdom, and Sacrifice".

Meeting ID: 934 142 286
Password: lectures
Hillel News
Virtual Shabbat 4/24
Use the following link to connect with your UConn Hillel community and light Shabbat candles together at 7pm!

KEEP YOUR EYE ON YOUR EMAILS!
We will be holding a special fundraiser for our Class of 2020! Keep an eye on your inbox for an email on how to participate in this fun campaign soon!
Senior Spotlights

ATTENTION SENIORS: Please take a moment to fill out this form so we can honor you for being a part of the Hillel community!

Virtual Coffee Dates

Missing our staff members? Bored at home and want some to chat with? Sign up for a virtual coffee date with Jacqui and Tom!

Jacqui: Email

Huskies for Israel News
Social Media
Sign up for daily fun activities and content on HFI social media accounts:

"Learn Israeli With Your Favorite Israel Fellow"
Sign up for a coffee date with Tom to practice your Hebrew 1 on 1!

Virtual Jewish and Israeli Resources
Featured Event of the Week!
StandWithUs Presents: "How Israelis & Palestinians are Working Together to Beat the Coronavirus: An Insiders Geopolitical Briefing"
With IDF International Spokesperson, Lt. Col. Jonathan Conricus

Thursday, April 23 @2pm

Check out a virtual tour of Haifa's beautiful Festival of Festivals from StandWithUs!

Register for Hillel@Home's variety of fantastic speakers including an off the record, intimate conversation with Israel's ambassador to the USA, Ron Dermer.
For hours of individualized interactive Israeli content, make sure to check out iKonnect. iKonnect is a free website that is designed to encourage engagement with Israel by giving rewards for completing activities such as trivia, reading blogs and much more and it all revolves around Israeli culture and history.  Collect your rewards such as Starbucks gift cards or send it to soldiers in Israel.
Check out our partner Israeli organizations for some amazing online programming! They are putting up brilliant free content with some of the best speakers the Jewish world has to offer.

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 all the Hillel is and always will be there for you! If you want us to do anything over Zoom and/or Social Media please let us know and we'll try to do it!

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