Eblast 11/5/18

Hebrew Table
Mondays, 6:30-7:30pm, Stevie

Come to Hebrew Table, meeting in Stevie by the salad bar. All levels are welcome! If you don't have a meal swipe, let the door monitors know and you will sign in on their list. If you have any questions, please contact Rabbi Megan ( or Prof. Sam Shonkoff (
Talk with General Mansour abu Rashid
Nov. 6, 12:20-1:15pm, Wilder 101

Over lunch, General Mansour, chairman of the Amman Center for Peace and Development, will share and take questions about the cross-border agricultural work that the Amman Center has done with Israeli farmers around Red Palm Weevil Detection, Barn Owl Pesticide Control, and more. 

There will be vegetarian lunch from Aladdin's. 
Poll Party
Nov. 6, 4-7pm, The 'Sco
Come out to celebrate voting and get some inspiration to vote! There will be free pizza and desserts, fancy raffle prizes, and ~live music~! Not sure who to vote for or how? No problem! Stop by for a voter guide as well as information about voting requirements. If you want to download a copy of our voter guide to peruse before the election, you can find it here.
Ring Family Film Festival: Son of Saul
Nov. 6, 8pm, Hallock Auditorium

The fIlm Son of Saul  portrays two days in the life of Saul Auslander, a Hungarian prisoner working as a member of the Sonderkommando at one of the Auschwitz crematoriums.  He tries to carry out a seemingly impossible deed: to bury the corpse of a boy he takes for his son. 

Pizza will be served at 7:30 p.m., immediately before the movie. 
Shabbat Service and Dinner
Friday, 6-8pm, Kosher-Halal Coop

Join together for a community-filled Shabbat experience, starting with student-led services at 6pm. This will be followed by a delicious dinner 7pm. Open to visiting family members and the community!
Parents Weekend Text Study
Nov. 10, 10-11am, Wilder 115

Join together with Rabbi Megan, other parents, and other students for some Torah learning and discussion! All are welcome.
Traditional Egalitarian Minyan
Nov. 10, 10:30am-12:30pm, Wilder 216

Join together for singing, prayer, and community at this traditional egalitarian minyan. Anyone is welcome, regardless of background, affiliation, identity, etc! 

Accessibility notes: This is on the second floor of Wilder. There is a button elevator which is accessible from the basement. We have a large print prayer book and transliteration packets.
Other Announcements
ISJL Education Fellowship
ISJL Education Fellows gain tremendous experience in Jewish communal services and leadership skills over the two year fellowship period as well as the opportunity to travel to unique Jewish communities in the South. ISJL fellows will assist communities in the South by leading Shabbat services, assisting in community and cultural programming, and more! Click here for more info.
Summer Internship Program
The Cleveland Hillel Foundation Summer Internship Program (SIP CLE) is a unique PAID summer internship program open to Jewish students who will be going into their junior or senior year in the fall.  If selected and hired, interns work for ten weeks and participate in innovative programming including exclusive excursions around Cleveland, professional development seminars, and opportunities to interact with civic and community leaders. To apply click here. For more information check out, or email Michelle Winograd at
Avodah Jewish Service Corps
Our Service Corps Members provide on-the-ground direct service work for leading organizations in New York, Washington, DC, Chicago, and New Orleans to address the causes and effects of domestic poverty. They contribute to our partners' work on crucial justice issues such as immigration, education, and housing, and form the basis for careers in justice work.

During the year, Corps Members live and learn in the dynamic Avodah community. Through innovative programs, our Corps Members develop a nourishing and sustaining relationship between their justice and their Jewishness. Avodah's trusted curriculum studies the root causes of domestic poverty and builds practical skills through an inclusive Jewish framework. Click here to apply.
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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