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Hadag Nahash Comes to D.C.

The Israeli hip-hop group Hadag Nahash will perform in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday, December 3rd.
If you're interested in going to the concert, please contact Adi Snir. We are looking in to providing transportation.
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Learn How to #MakeItHappen
Want to improve your Jewish community? Then #MakeItHappen!
Founded by Lynn Schusterman, #MakeItHappen is a site where YOU can create and share ideas for creating a Jewish experience that will make a meaningful difference in your community.
Between October and December 2013, up to 50 ideas from around the world will be selected to receive a micro grant of up to $1,000. Five ideas could receive up to $5,000.
Click here to check it out!
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Learning with Avital
Avital Levin, an OU-JLIC Educator, will host a "Dine-and-Discuss" group learning session from
5:30-6:30 p.m. every Wednesday.
The session is open to learners of all backgrounds and levels, and will encourage group members to explore various topics in Judaism. Ideas, debates, questions, soapboxes...everything will be welcomed at this group learning session!
This semester's running topic is "Relationships: Then and Now."
Click here for Avital's bio.
Speech Ethics with Rabbi Josh

Goucher Hillel is looking to create a community speech guideline. We want to improve the way people communicate in the Hillel space so we can continue to grow as a welcoming community.

Join Rabbi Josh on
Thursdays from 12:30 to 1 p.m. in the Hillel Lounge for study and discussion.

Together we will write guidelines based on our discussions that will be shared publicly at the end of the semester.
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Awakening the Divine
The Pardes Jewish Spirituality Retreat will introduce participants to the profound depths of Jewish spirituality.
The retreat will include silence, meditation, mediation instruction, mindful speaking and group sharing, text study, and a deep celebration of Shabbat.
The retreat will run from December 24th-29th at the Captial Retreat Center in Waynesboro, PA. Cost is $35 for students;
scholarships are available!
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November 20, 2013
Goucher Hillel Newsletter

November is busy month for Goucher Hillel.  Scroll down for upcoming events and check out the sidebar for other continuous events. Be sure to stay tuned for more exciting opportunities and events!

challah Challah for a Cause!
On Thursday, November 21st Hillel will host a baking party at 8:30 p.m. in the Pinkard Room in the Athenaeum.
Challah will be sold on Van Meter from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Friday, November 22nd.
Regular Challah will be $2 and "flavored" Challah (chocolate chip and/or raisin) will be $3. All proceeds will go to Earl's Place, a non-profit organization in Baltimore that provides housing and support services to men who are homeless.
For more information, contact Stephanie Stern.
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Student Board Position Openings
Hillel Student Board has openings for next semester. Positions available are a First Year Chair (must be Class of 2017), Tzedek (Social Justice) Chair, and Pluralism Chair.
To apply, email hillel@goucher.edu by Monday, December 2nd, and please include the following:
1. Why are you applying for this position?
2. Tell one initiative you've participated in with Hillel and what you liked about it.
3. Share one significant contribution you'd like to make to Jewish life on campus.
Descriptions of the positions can be found here
Shabbat Table
Shabbat this Friday!
Shabbat is here and with it a chance to collect ourselves and rest. Come stop by Hillel Lounge and chill with us!
This week is Oral Histories of the Holocaust Presentations. Presentations will be this Friday, November 22nd at 7:30 p.m. On Saturday, November 23rd there will be a Havdalah service at 7 p.m. with presentations at 7:30 p.m. Presentations and the Havdalah service will all be in Buchner Hall (the Alumni House).
5 p.m. - Services in Welsh Piano Room
6 p.m. - Shabbat Dinner in Hillel Lounge
Join Goucher Builds

Volunteer this spring break (March 15-23, 2014) with Goucher Builds, a volunteer service-learning program inspired by the Jewish duty to pursue justice. In partnership with Habitat for Humanity, participants will explore issues of housing and homelessness in Baltimore City.

The program fee is $250; scholarships are available.

The application deadline is Friday, December 6th. You can find the application here.
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Staff a Trip to Israel, Europe, Africa & More!
BBYO Passport is seeking staff for our summer teen travel experiences worldwide.
Staffing positions range from 2-5 weeks. Most programs are based in Israel, but there are also staff openings for trips to Costa Rica, South Africa, Europe and the Western USA.
Staff will receive a weekly stipend and all program travel expenses are paid.
If you're interested, start the application process today! If you have any questions, feel free to email BBYO Passport at staff@bbyopassport.org.
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J Street U Internship
Every summer, J Street U selects a group of college students to intern at Capitol Hill and experience the legislative side of advocacy work. Students chosen will work in the offices of Members of Congress and learn about the inner workings of the House of Representatives and Senate.
The Congressional Internship Program is a great opportunity to get an in-depth understanding of the legislative process and to learn about J Street's role in advocating Congressional leadership toward a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
For more information and to apply, click here. The application deadline is December 15th, 2013.
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AJC Goldman Fellowship
Want to experience a paid, international internship that focuses on diplomacy, policy, intergroup relations, human rights, and non-profit management? Then apply for the AJC Goldman Fellowship today!

Fellows are sent to AJC locations around the world and further their passion for making a difference and looking at domestic and international policy through a Jewish lens.
The fellowship runs from June 2nd through August 1st, 2014. Fellows receive a stipend of $3,000 plus major travel expenses.
For more information, click here
AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps
The application for AVODAH: The Jewish Service Corps is now open!

AVODAH helps young adults combat domestic poverty through a year-long service program, which combines full-time work at non-profit agencies with pluralistic communal Jewish learning and living.

Our application deadline is February 10th, 2014.

Click here to apply today!
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