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New Square, NY is only 30 miles from New York City, but its Skeverer Hasidic residents are essentially part of another world. Asking questions is forbidden and considered dangerous, and the outside world is shunned. Shulem Deen was born into this world, but at age 19, started questioning everything about it until his faith completely evaporated and he is forced to leave the only world he’s known. All Who Go Do Not Return is an inspiring, heartbreaking, and reflective memoir of a man struggling to stay true to himself.

The Jewish Kindle Club read All Who Go Do Not Return this month, and hopes that you'll join us on Tuesday evening to hear Shulem Deen speak firsthand about his journey.

We are always taking new members. Contact Jacob Kranitz if you're interested in joining or have questions!
On Tuesday, March 14 at 5:30 PM, author Shulem Deen will discuss his National Jewish Book Award-winning book All Who Go Do Not Return, a sensitive memoir about growing up in and then leaving the community of Skver Hasidim in Rockland County’s New Square, one of the most insular Hasidic groups in the United States.

Sponsored by Jewish Studies - Cornell University and Cornell Hillel

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Aly Raisman is coming to Cornell Hillel!

Due to the incredible overwhelming interest for this event, we are now taking advance registrations for tickets.  

Pre-register here. Once you have registered, you will receive instructions on how to pick up your ticket. 

Join us on Wednesday, March 22, for an inspiring and entertaining talk with Aly. Doors open at 6:30 and the event starts at 7:00. 

Questions? Contact Danielle DeUrsoMore information.
Make a difference abroad this summer!
Looking for an incredible journey this summer with a chance to give back, but still need to be back in time for summer jobs or classes? Experience the renewal of Jewish life in Georgia, a one-of-a-kind opportunity to work with Jewish populations in this unique pocket of the Former Soviet Union.

Graduating seniors are eligible for this trip!

Contact Alex for questions or more information, and apply here.
Our weekly Coffee with Cornell Hillel event is postponed until further notice.

We'll let you know when it's back on!

Questions? Contact Alex Duffant.

June 5-15 from JFK

Registration for is now open for your free trip to Israel!

Time is running out and spots are starting to fill up, so don't wait!

Contact Jacob with any questions!
Shabbat March 17-18, 2017

Candle Lighting: 6:57 PM

Kesher (Reform): 5:45 PM
Founder's Room, Anabel Taylor

Shevach (Egalitarian): 6:00 PM
Room 314, Anabel Taylor

Kedma (Orthodox): 5:30 PM
Edwards Room, Anabel Taylor

Kedma (Orthodox): 9:15 AM
Edwards Room, Anabel Taylor

Shabbat Ends: 7:58 PM

Shabbat Dinner at 104 West

7:00 PM check-in

7:30 PM dinner

Pre-register here before noon on Friday for just $10!

Walk-ins are also accepted for $2 more.

Questions? Email
Prefer to host your own Shabbat dinner? Then check out our Shabbat Across Cornell program! We'll help you plan an awesome dinner, and we'll even fund you $5 per person!

Fill out this form to get started, or contact Alana Gross for more information.
Other Opportunities
The Fall 2017 Yahel Social Change Program gives young graduates age 21-27 the opportunity to engage with social change and community work firsthand, by volunteering and interning alongside grassroots activists and educators in Israel's most diverse communities. Walk away with the tools and skills to actively engage in civic society, both at home and abroad.

Email Nina Wanerman with any questions or concerns. Applications are due March 20.

Beit Midrash Tel Aviv is the only full-time Jewish learning program conducted in English in Tel Aviv. Classes are offered in a pluralistic, egalitarian, and non-traditional environment. Hebrew Ulpan and volunteer opportunities included.

The program is open to English-speaking students age 23+ and runs from September 3-January 11.

More information.

Looking for an internship in government advocacy? Apply to the Simon Wiesenthal Center for their summer 2017 internship. The program is centered on encouraging and educating the next generation of Jewish youth to the mechanics of state and municipal government, politics and advocacy. It serves college and graduate school-aged students in its first year from the New York, New Jersey and Connecticut regions.

Applications must be submitted to SWC Eastern Director Michael Cohen by April 1.

More information.
 Join Drisha's Summer Kollel and engage in an intensive learning environment, where you'll study Torah with passion and rigor. 

Applications are rolling and are due by Friday, March 31.
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Intern at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia, PA this summer!

Internships are available for undergraduate, graduate, and recently graduated students who want to learn about public history, the museum profession, non-profit organizations, and the American Jewish experience.

Applications are due by Friday, March 31.
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Intern at Hazon this summer! 

Hazon works to create healthier and more sustainable communities in the Jewish world and beyond. This summer they have three internships available in NYC.

Learn more.

Are you participating in service learning and/or community-based research this summer? Then you should apply for a travel grant through Engaged Cornell.

Questions? Attend an an upcoming information session, or contact Engaged Cornell.
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Hillel International is seeking exceptional college students for multiple internships at their headquarters in Washington, D.C. for this summer. 

Learn more.
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