Got Judaism?

UVM Hillel offers students an inviting, inclusive atmosphere in which to explore, expand, and engage their relationship to Judaism, each other, and the greater UVM and Burlington communities. A variety of programs, activities, and events address the social, cultural, environmental, spiritual, and religious concerns of Jewish students. A high priority is placed on community involvement, student leadership, and multicultural and interfaith partnerships. Hillel also serves as a resource center for information about study and travel in Israel, graduate programs, student conferences, and other extra-curricular opportunities. Weekly Shabbat dinners are held, as well as services and events for all Jewish holidays. The student group also takes trips and gets together with students from campuses all over New England. With over 1,000 Jewish students on campus, UVM Hillel is building an inclusive, pluralistic Jewish community. UVM Hillel celebrates Jewish life through: *Apple-picking *Ben & Jerry’s! *Hikes and picnics *Mezuzah making *Movie nights *Music and theater tickets *Potluck dinners *Snowshoeing, sledding and skiing *Trips to NYC, D.C., Boston and Montreal*Weekly Shabbat dinners *High Holiday services *Sukkah building parties *Latkes, latkes, and more latkes *Tu b’Shvat seders *Purim extravaganzas *Passover seders *Women’s gatherings*Guest Speakers *Participation in national conferences *Resources for Israel study & travel *Study leadership development *Alternative Spring Break *Habitat for Humanity workdays *Interfaith and multicultural programming *Jewish environmentalism Upcoming Events at Hillel: The Comedy of Joel Chasnoff-Thursday, at 8pm in North Lounge, UVM. Heard any good Haman jokes lately? You’ll get that and lots more when you experience the Jewish Comedy of Joel Chasnoff. The event is FREE to students and $5 for community members. Stop by Hillel at the Allen House at 461 Main Street or call 656-1145 for more information. -UVM Hillel