Eblast 10/7/19

Yom Kippur
Pre-Fast Dinner
Tuesday, October 8, 5:00pm Kosher Halal-Coop, Talcott Hall

Enjoy a hearty dinner before your Yom Kippur fast. Kol Nidre service to follow at 6:30pm. RSVP to attend:
Kol Nidre Services
Tuesday, October 8, 6:30 pm, Wilder Main
Join us for Kol Nidre with services led by Oberlin students and Rabbi Megan. 
Bring in Yom Kippur with some beautiful music from conservatory students.
Yom Kippur Morning Services
Wednesday, October 9, 10am-1pm, Wilder Main
Observe the holiest day of the year with services lead by Rabbi Megan and Oberlin students.
Art in the Arb
Wednesday, October 9, 3pm, the Arb
Relax and color or make art in the Arb with Charlotte Apter.
Wednesday, October 9, 4pm, Wilder 216
Rabbi Megan will lead a guided meditation in our Jewish Community Space in Wilder.
Text Study
Wednesday, October 9, 5:30pm, Wilder Main
Study a Jewish text related to Yom Kippur with Rabbi Megan and Catherine Horowitz.
Ne'ilah Service
Wednesday, October 9, 6:30pm, Wilder Main
Close out Yom Kippur with a service lead by Rabbi Megan and Oberlin students.
Break-fast Dinner
Wednesday, October 9, 7:50pm, Kosher-Halal Co-op
Break the fast with a dinner of bagels and fresh fruit and veggies in KHC.


Jewish Meditation
Friday, October 4, 5:30pm Kosher Halal-Coop, Talcott Hall

Take a  breath after a busy week. Led by Rabbi Megan, this is a weekly opportunity for gently guided mindfulness meditation and study of related Jewish texts.
Shabbat Services and Dinner 
Friday nights, Kosher-Halal Coop, Talcott Hall

Join together for a community-filled Shabbat experience, starting with services at 6pm. This will be followed by a delicious dinner at 7pm.
October 13-October 20, 2019

We will be hosting several events in the sukkah outside the Kosher-Halal Co-op, such as meditation and a social justice program. More details coming soon!
Other Opportunities

Winter Term in Israel

Considering going abroad for Winter Term? Why not go to Israel with some of your fellow Obies? Register for Birthright at
Questions? Email Jessi at

Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice

DART will hold an online info session on Thursday, October 10 at 7 pm to discuss careers in community organizing. All Oberlin students and alumni welcome, particularly those graduating before August 2020.


DART organizations unite congregations to work for social, economic and racial justice, including:

* Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline
* Reining in predatory lending practices
* Expanding access to primary health and dental care
* Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
* Fighting for immigrants' rights
* Police accountability

Positions start January 13, 2020 in:

FLORIDA: St. Petersburg, Lakeland, West Palm Beach
INDIANA: Evansville
KANSAS: Lawrence

Positions start August 10, 2020 in:

FLORIDA: St. Petersburg, Tampa, Daytona Beach, Lakeland, West Palm Beach
INDIANA: Evansville
KANSAS: Lawrence
KENTUCKY: Louisville, Lexington

Starting salary $39,064/year + benefits.

DART organizations are largely made up of low- and moderate-income, minority and immigrant communities. We strongly encourage people from these backgrounds, as well as fluent Spanish speakers, to apply.

To apply or learn more about DART, visit Still have questions? Contact or 937-974-6093.

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. 
Submissions should be sent to Jessi Alperin at

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