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High Holidays at Vanderbilt Hillel: 9/13 – 9/23

Thursday, August 27th, 2015

Vanderbilt Hillel welcomes all undergraduate and graduate students to High Holiday services and meals throughout Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. We are also proud to offer unique Rosh Hashanah Seders both nights of the holiday. Online Registration for High Holiday Meals For the complete High Holiday schedule, prices for High Holiday meals, and more information…

Passover Seders: April 3 & 4, 2015

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

Passover is quickly approaching! Hillel will be offering seders for both the first and second night of Passover. Friday April 3, 2015 and Saturday April 4, 2015 Doors will open at 7:30 and seders will begin at 7:45 Seders options include: FYSH, Senior, Grad Students, Israel, Musical, Greek, Seder Against Humanity Stop by Hillel to…

Summer and Post Grad Job Opportunities

Thursday, January 15th, 2015

With the start of the spring semester comes the rush to figure what you’re going to do this summer (and beyond!) Check out our list of Jewish jobs and opportunities around the country and in Israel! https://docs.google.com/document/d/1lqSyGakUeGZtwdwSowc88lLSYfLnixLKsJfMZLAq5NQ/edit?usp=sharing       Email Lauren Silverman at lauren.silverman@vanderbilt.edu if you have any questions!


Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

  Birthright Registration for Summer 2015 trips opens February 3rd. Don’t miss your chance to travel to Israel for FREE with Vanderbilt Hillel! May 11- 22 2015 Stop by Hillel anytime on February 3rd for help with registration! Email lauren.silverman@vanderbilt.edu with questions and interest

FYSH Makes First Year Memorable

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

Vanderbilt Hillel has always been a place first year Jewish students can feel at home as soon as they step foot on campus. Last year, I visited Hillel for move-in Shabbat before I even stepped foot in my dorm room. Ever since, Hillel has been a home and a community for me. That feeling is…

Hillel Food Truck Brings Kosher Food to Campus

Wednesday, December 10th, 2014

  This semester the Hillel Program Board has started a fun and innovative initiative to increase Hillel’s visibility on our campus. A running event throughout the year, we use a branded golf cart as the “Hillel Food Truck.” Our student leaders set up the truck at strategic locations on campus, using music and a fun…

Israel Leadership Dinner Hosts Neil Lazarus

Monday, December 8th, 2014

With the conflict and unrest in the Middle East, Vanderbilt Hillel was fortunate enough to welcome Neil Lazarus to help students understand the Middle East and learn what it takes to be an effective advocate for Israel.  Neil Lazarus is an internationally acclaimed expert on the Middle East and above all, is one of Israel’s…

Maccabeats Come to Vanderbilt!

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Vanderbilt Hillel was honored to be able to host New York based acapella group, The Maccabeats on campus for the weekend. The weekend started off with a one of a kind Shabbat service led by the singing group and was a truly remarkable experience for all who attended. The Maccabeats then joined students for our…

Maccababes: Hillel’s New Women’s Group

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

After a brief hiatus, Vanderbilt Hillel’s Women’s Group is back on campus bigger and better than ever, and with a new name-the Maccababes! Inspired by the courage of the Maccabees and the charm of the Maccabeats, Vanderbilt Hillel’s Maccababes are here to stay. The Maccababes provides an opportunity for female Jewish students to gather together…


Friday, November 14th, 2014

Halloween this year fell on a Friday and luckily for us, we were able to turn it into a Challahween celebration! A group of students baked homemade pumpkin and regular challah that was enjoyed by all, and our Shabbat dinner was transformed in a Halloween party complete with lights, tons of Halloween decorations, pumpkin carving,…