UConn Hillel Newsletter
January 17 | Spring 2020
Shabbat of the Week:
Welcome Back Shabbat!
Celebrate the first shabbat of the semester with UConn Hillel! Services will be at 6:00pm followed by dinner at 7:00pm.

On the Menu: Mac & Cheese
Upcoming Events
Join us on the first day of classes at 9am for some yummy bagels to start the semester off on the right foot!
Join us for challah baking all day with the Israeli emissaries! (and come eat it at shabbat dinner!)
Join the Connecticut Council for Inter-Religious Understanding to learn about various religions in a welcoming environment!
Upcoming Opportunities
  • Join the UConn Hillel HuskyTHON team to raise money for Connecticut Children's!
  • Go to huskython.org to register and be sure to select the Hillel team!

  • Apply to be a counselor at Habonim Dror Camp Moshava
  • Habonim Dror Camp Moshava (“Mosh”) is a progressive, Jewish overnight camp in Harford County, Maryland. We focus on teaching about the environment, social justice, Jewish peoplehood, and inclusion. Counselors work with kids from 4th through 10th grade to build community, build a sense of self, and create a fun and magical summer.
  • Work for one or both sessions:
  • Construction (Mandatory pre-summer preparation for all staff): June 9-20
  • First Session: June 21-July 17
  • Second Session: July 20-August 9
  • Visit our website to learn more and to apply: campmosh.org/staff

  • Apply for the position of Associate Regional Director for BBYO in Connecticut
  • Check out the job posting here: https://grnh.se/cd77d7df1

  • Apply to be an Education Fellow at the Goldring/Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life
  • Education Fellows work for two years with Jewish communities across the South who range in size from fewer than ten students to hundreds of students. The ISJL’s mission is to ensure that all Jewish children in our Southern region receive access to an excellent Jewish education, no matter where they live or the size of their religious school. Education Fellows work to create a common body of Jewish knowledge by:
  • Assisting teachers in implementing a comprehensive religious school curriculum
  • Traveling twice a month to Jewish communities across the South
  • Leading Shabbat and holiday services
  • Creating exciting programming for all age groups
  • Organizing and directing an annual education conference
  • Recruiting new communities
  • To apply: Please send a resume and cover letter to Rabbi Matt Dreffin, Director of Education (mdreffin@isjl.org). We accept applications on a rolling basis; candidates who apply by January 1, 2020 will receive priority consideration.
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