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HOT FOR HILLEL ??

 

Hillel Leadership Initiative is looking to hire for 2011-2012

 

Connect, Collaborate & Create

The Hillel Leadership Initiative (HLI) internship is designed to enhance 

Jewish life on campus.

 

Each HLI intern is charged with building relationships with 30 uninvolved Jewish students on campus.

 

The HLI interns strive to understand fellow students' interests, passions, and aspirations - and connect them to opportunities that they may find meaningful and engaging.

 

The HLI interns provide on-going relationship-building and connect students to immersive and meaningful experiences such as Taglit-Birthright Israel and create methods for follow-through upon return to campus.

 

HLI interns aregiven a budget to plan relevant and creative initiatives

HLI interns participate in ongoing leadership training, mentorship and supervision.

 

HLI interns will receive astipend each semester and will receive a letter of reference upon their termination from the program.

 

 INTERESTED IN HEARING MORE?

contact: bev@hillel.ca

 

Application is due: April 3rd

Please submit application to: Rachel@hillel.ca

CFJS 


 

CFJS will be sending a delegation of students to AJC's annual global forum in Washington DC.

Date:From April 27-29, 2011!

Cost: $300 including flight and accommodation.

The application form and more information is available on the following link.

AJC link

Please note that the following speakers have been confirmed to attend the conference:

 

-          Former US Secretary of State: Madeleine Albright

-          President of Panama: Ricardo Martinelli

-          Yossi Klein Halevy of the New Republic

And many others

 


SAVE the DATE    

 

 

March 30

@ Abbott

Cultural Fair in the Agora
 

April 1st 

 FREE Res Shabbat Dinner
*more information below!


April 4th
Cooking Classes
*more information below!

 

  April 4-8th
@Vanier College
18th Annual Cegep Kleinman Family Foundation Symposium
on the Holocaust and Genocide

April 5th

@Marionopolis College

Speaker on "Swastika: Origins and appropriation of a symbol"

from 12:45-2:15pm

 

April 7th

Sushi making & Sake

Federation WI

$10/all proceeds go to Japan

 

April 8th

Liberal Shabbat Services & Dinner

*more information below!

 

Le 15 Avril

SHabbat Hameeeeeeettttttssssssss       
Vous vous etes debarrasse du Hametz et vous vous demandez quoi faire a manger pour Shabbat??
Le Centre Hillel a votre rescousse!
Comme d'habitude, 2 formules:
15$ pour le Vendredi soir ( 20$ Apres le 13 Avril)
25$ pour le Vendredi soir ET le Samedi midi ( 35$ apres le Avril )

April 19th

Passover Seder at the JRHH

*more information below!

 

CHECK OUT OUR MONTHLY CALENDAR    

HERE 

 

 

 


Cooking Classes!

 

                                      

Join us as we learn to cook great foods from all around the world!

 

Classes taught by Chef Shawna Goodman

Open to University Students

 

April 4th

Baked Goods

Time: 7-9 p.m.  

@ the Shaar Hashomayim (450, avenue Kensington)

                

RSVP only --> call Kayle Suissa 514-531-2098 or Audrey Aflalo 514- 945-0359

Call at 1 week in advance!

Space is Limited!!

Kayle Suissa 

           

Freedom from Egyptian tyranny sound familiar?

 

 

Come to Hillel's Passover Seder with a modern twist as we explore how we view our freedom in the 21st century

 

Jack Reitman Hillel House

3460 Stanley

 

Tuesday April 19 7:30 pm

$10 gets you a full Passover Seder (with the 4+ glasses of wine!)

 

To reserve your place call Caroline Levine (514-653-1153) or caroline@hillel.ca

 

Recipe of the Week

Butternut Squash and Leek Latkes with Pan-Roasted Cumin

                                                      


  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cumin seeds
  • 12 oz  butternut squash - peeled, seeded and coarsely grated (use medium hand-grater or food processor shredder attachment) (2 3/4 cups)
  • 1 medium leek - white and light green parts only, halved, thoroughly washed and cut crosswise in 1/4" slices (1 1/4 cups)
  • 2 tablespoons unbleached all purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 large eggs - lightly beaten
  • olive oil for the pan
  • cilantro leaves as garnish
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

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How Lewis Black Almost Became a Rabbi


Lewis Black is a bundle of apoplectic fury on stage. His fingers shake and his voice is raised in rage as he throws thunderbolts of indignation at the audience.

Consider his concert at Carnegie Hall a few years ago. It was recorded for posterity (not to mention profit) and ultimately earned him his first Grammy Award. In it, he recalled his first Yom Kippur services. Words cannot describe his reaction as a five-year-old to hearing the rabbi discuss the prospect of being placed in the Book of Life.

Or the Book of Death.

Actually words can describe it. Black does it in his act. It's just that many of those words cannot be used in a family newspaper (or website).

"Only the Jews could come up with a holiday that is so depressing," he said. "The only people who've taken this a step further are the Muslims, who take chains and actually beat themselves."

 

 

Read more 

 

 

  
  
  
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