Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief of The Jerusalem Post on "Israel in a Changing Middle East," Chummus, Havdalah on West, Jewish Speed Dating, and Shabbat on North! Read on for more!
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Yaakov Katz

Yaakov Katz, Editor-in-Chief of The Jersualem Post, will be speaking this Thursday at Malott on "Israel in a Changing Middle East." 

In addition to his position at The Jerusalem Post, Yaakov Katz serves as a faculty member and lecturer at Harvard's Extension School, where he teaches an advanced journalism course. He previously served for almost a decade as The Jerusalem Post's military reporter and defense analyst.

Katz is originally from Chicago, and holds a law degree from Bar Ilan University in Israel. He currently lives in Jerusalem with his wife and four children.

Join us for Yaakov's talk in the Bache Auditorium of Malott Hall this Thursday evening, September 22 at 7:30 PM, followed by a Q&A session.

For more information about Yaakov Katz and his talk, contact Danielle DeUrso or visit our website.

Thank you to everyone who visited our Big Red Birthright table!

We loved meeting all of you and answering questions about your free trip to Israel.

Have more questions? 
Contact JacobYaniv, or any of our fabulous Israel Engagement Interns (Sarene, Arianne, Brianna, or Ryan).

Weren't able to visit our table?

No problem, registration is still open! Sign up for your free trip to Israel today!
Challah for Hunger
Thursdays & Fridays

Challah for Hunger is a national organization where students bake and sell challah to raise money for hunger relief.  

Challah baking is Thursdays at 4:30 PM in the 104 West! kitchen.
Challah sales are 10:00 AM-1:00 PM on Ho Plaza (weather dependent).

For more information, check them out on Facebook!
September 23-24

Friday Night
Kesher (Reform) Services: Meet in the lobby of Anabel Taylor Hall at 5:45 PM for 6:00 PM services in Founders Room
Shevach (Egalitarian) Services: Meet in the lobby of Anabel Taylor Hall at 5:45 PM for 6:00 PM services in room 314
Kedma (Orthodox) Services: 6:10 PM, Edwards Room,  Anabel Taylor Hall

Candle Lighting: 6:42 PM

Shabbat Morning 
Kedma (Orthodox) Services: 9:15 AM, Edwards Room, Anabel Taylor Hall

Shabbat ends: 7:41 PM
This Shabbat

OU-JLIC will be hosting Rabbi Josh Ross, who served as the first OU-JLIC Rabbi at Cornell and is currently the National Deputy Director of OU-JLIC.

Rabbi Ross will be giving a lecture at 11:45 AM on Shabbat at the Center for Jewish Living, and will also be available to shmooze throughout Shabbat.
Havdalah on West
Saturday, September 24, 8:00 PM
West Campus Lawn

Join Kedma, Shevach, and Kesher for a communal Havdalah.
Snacks will be provided after the service!

Contact Jake Bareket for more information.
Shabbat Across Cornell

Interested in hosting your own Shabbat dinner for friends, hall mates or your Greek life organization? We can help!

Our ongoing Shabbat Across Cornell program will provide you with financial resources, ritual items and programmatic support so that you can host an amazing Shabbat meal. 

Contact Alana Gross for more information.
Pakal Cafe
Wednesdays 5:00-6:00 PM

Do you speak and understand some Hebrew? Do you want to practice your Hebrew skills in a fun way?

If so, join us every other week on the 2nd floor of 104 West from 5:00-6:00 PM for Hebrew practice, Israeli snacks, and great music!

Contact Yaniv Levy for more information.
Lattes at Libe
Thursdays 2:00 PM-4:00 PM
Libe Cafe

Join us for a study break!

Coffee, tea, or hot chocolate will be provided-on us!
Shabbat Dinner
Fridays, 7:00 PM
104 West

Join us at 104 West on Friday evenings for Shabbat Dinner! Pre-register for one meal swipe, $10 cash, or Big Red Bucks. Sign-in starts at 7:00 PM and the meal begins at 7:30 PM.

Learn more about Shabbat dinner and services here.
Learn How to Make Chummus
with Cornell Hillel

Sunday, September 25, 5:00 PM

We will be learning how to make chummus together in a delicious hands-on experience. 

Bring friends and empty stomachs to the F6 Townhouses on North Campus, THIS Sunday at 5:00 PM for the first event in our Israel Food Series.

Contact Chanan Heisler for more information.
Steak Chabura
Sunday, September 25, 7:00 PM
322 Mitchell Street

Sunday night the Finsons will be hosting Part 2 of their Steak Chabura - 2016 Election series!

Join us at 322 Mitchell St. at 7 PM for discussion of a different election issue each week over a steak dinner on the house. (Vegetarian options available on request!)

If you plan to attend, please RSVP on the JLIC's Facebook page.
Jewish Speed Dating
Thursday, September 29, 8:30 PM
Physical Sciences Building Atrium

JSwipe not quite cutting it for you? Come meet the love of your life or your new best friend!

Attire: Casual.

This event is cosponsored by the Jewish Greek Council.

Sign up here.

For more information, contact Alex Duffant or Danielle Eigler.
Shabbat on North
Friday, September 30, 6:45 PM
RPCC Multipurpose Room

Don't want to walk all the way down to 104 West for Shabbat?

Come join Cornell Hillel's Freshmen Engagement Committee's Shabbat on North instead!

Enjoy a free Shabbat dinner and get to know more Jewish students living on North.

Check-in begins at 6:45 PM and dinner is served at 7:00 PM.

There are limited spots, so sign up in advance here.

For more information, contact Alex Duffant or Sarah Kaminsky.
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