Eblast 9/30/18

Simchat Torah
October 1, 7:30pm, Wilder 112

Come together to celebrate the end of the Torah reading for this year! We will have desserts from Blue Rooster, a bit of Torah reading, and singing.
Community Lunch
Tuesdays, 12:15-1:15pm, Wilder 216
This Tuesday, join together for a lunch with friends in the Jewish community. Open to all - feel free to bring a friend.
Shabbat Service and Dinner
5:30-8pm, Kosher-Halal Coop
Join together for a community-filled Shabbat experience, starting with services at 5:30pm. Open to all, regardless of your observance level. Come and learn a new tune! This will be followed by a delicious dinner of pizza and sushi.
Reform Jews Meet-Up
October 6, 7pm, The Feve
Did you grow up in the Reform movement? Do you miss having Reform community in your life? Come together for the first Reform Jews meet-up on campus -- a casual space to talk and get to know each other! Email Lucy Brown at to RSVP.
Reading, Workshop, Lunch with Rabbi Rachel Barenblat
October 9

We are so excited to welcome Rabbi Barenblat to campus to share her wisdom and poetry! From 12:15-1:15, in Wilder 215, gather over lunch to meet and chat with Rabbi Barenblat. There will be bagels and other snacks. From 4:30-6pm in Wilder 115, she will be offering a workshop titled "Writing Your Own Psalm"! Everyone is welcome; no religious or creative writing background required. At 8pm in Hallock Auditorium, Rabbi Barenblat will offer readings from her work. There will be dessert.
Register to Vote!
This semester, get involved with Hillel’s civic engagement initiative, MitzVote! Register to vote online at this link or in person at any Hillel community lunch (Tuesdays, Wilder 216). Keep an eye out for more ways to be involved, including candidate information and election day festivities! Reach out to Lucy Brown at for more information.
Other Announcements
Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice
The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an online information session on Wednesday, October 3 at 7 pm eastern to discuss careers in community organizing with Oberlinstudents and alumni interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice. RSVP at To find out more about DART or to apply, we encourage you to visit Still have questions? Contact Sarah Storar at
This eBlast is provided as a service of Oberlin College Hillel in support of thriving pluralistic Jewish life on campus.  We welcome all groups and individuals to contribute. 
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