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February 2020

Midterms Survival Kit Party


Midterms have taken over SDSU students’ lives and Hillel is here to help! We hosted a midterms survival kit party with a few adorable puppies for the students to play with because we all know that dogs are the best form of stress relief! Each student left with a goodie bag filled with a spa [...]

Midterms Survival Kit Party2020-04-24T19:09:10-07:00

Bowling For Birthright


We have had such an incredible Birthright recruitment season this year with a full bus of students from SDSU and Cal State San Marcos enrolled for the trip in May! To connect this year's participants with alumni and other interested students, SDSU Hillel hosted an awesome event at Aztec Lanes with free bowling, dinner and [...]

Bowling For Birthright2020-04-24T19:08:28-07:00

Getting Hands-On with Tu B’Shevat


University of San Diego students planted a palm tree on campus to commemorate Tu B'Shevat - the Jewish new year for the trees - outside the University Ministry building. For most students, this was their first time planting anything, let alone a tree. As part of the holiday tradition, students sampled various fruits and nuts [...]

Getting Hands-On with Tu B’Shevat2020-03-25T14:30:04-07:00

No-Recipe Cookies with FYSH


FYSH (First Year Students of Hillel)  celebrated Valentine’s Day by making cookies with no recipe. Yes, you heard us, NO RECIPE :) This event was especially entertaining because the FYSH needed to decide within their groups which ingredients, and how much of the ingredients, were needed to make the cookies. It was a friendly competition [...]

No-Recipe Cookies with FYSH2020-04-26T11:15:43-07:00

Students Dive into Jewish Learning


Students at each of our four campuses have the opportunity to take part in the Jewish Learning Fellowship program, which is a 10-week conversational seminar for students to dive into Judaism and understand the religion in their own way.

Students Dive into Jewish Learning2020-02-21T10:45:44-08:00

Succulents and Sweets


FYSH (First Year Students of Hillel) celebrated Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish new year for the trees, with a variety of fruit and chocolate.  Participants made fruit kabobs, and each decorated and planted a flower pot with a variety of herbs and flowers such as chamomile, lavender, sage, and mint.  Tu B'Shevat is an ecological holiday [...]

Succulents and Sweets2020-04-26T11:28:36-07:00

Semitic Soiree – A Celebration of the Semitic Language Family


Last month, UC San Diego’s Tritons For Israel held their annual cultural celebration, Semitic Soirée - a linguistic exhibition of the Semitic language family that celebrates the cultures, alphabets, and similarities between these groups.

Semitic Soiree – A Celebration of the Semitic Language Family2020-02-21T10:45:53-08:00

UCSD Students Create “Torah Queeries” Learning Group


As a new member of the LGBT Resource Center's Affiliates Program, UC San Diego Hillel students meet once a week in the LGBT Resource Center for a program called “Torah Queeries.”

UCSD Students Create “Torah Queeries” Learning Group2020-02-21T14:24:45-08:00