Shakshuka in the Sukkah (A special Pakal Cafe event), First Year Parent's Weekend, Jews on Ice, and more!
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We wish all of you a Chag Sukkot Sameach! 

Thank you to everyone who joined us last Friday for Sukkah decorating, and Sunday for our first Charity Handball Tournament.

We hope everyone had a great time playing for a great cause! 
Shakshuka in the Sukkah, TONIGHT!
Wednesday, October 19
5:00-6:00 PM

CJL Sukkah

Do you speak and understand Hebrew and want to practice in a fun, social way?
Want to nosh some Israeli snacks and enjoy great music? 

Come to Yaniv's Pakal Cafe Hebrew Series! We meet every other week and tonight's is a special Sukkot celebration in the CJL Sukkah.

For more information, contact Yaniv Levy (607-279-6783).

Jews on Ice
Saturday, October 22
10:00 PM-12:00 AM   

Come ice skate and hang out for FREE with Jewish student leaders!
There will also be hot chocolate!

Please RSVP here if you plan to attend.
Contact Danielle Eiger with any questions or for more information.

Loungewear and Learn
Sunday, October 23
9:00 PM   

To get in the mood for Simchat Torah, Kehillat Shevach and the CJL are hosting late night singing and learning in pajamas!

There will be singing in the sukkah at 104 West, followed by a series of short student-led learning sessions focusing on the theme of Torah and water.

For more information or if you have any questions, contact Yinnon Sanders.

Technologies of Memory 
Thursday, October 20
5:30 PM
165 McGraw Hall

The departments of Jewish Studies and Medieval Studies present Sylvie-Anne Goldberg's “Yizkor: Communal Memory in the Middle Ages,” as part of their Technologies of Memory series. 

This lecture will describe memorial techniques used by the Jews of Europe in the Middle Ages, developed especially in response to the Crusades, through several examples drawn from liturgical texts that have been handed down from the 12th or 13th century to our days.

A reception in the Anthropology Lounge on the 2nd floor will follow the lecture.

Save the Date: Israel Runway
Wednesday, November 2
6:00 PM
Memorial Room, Willard Straight Hall

We're very excited to announce the first ever Israel Fashion Show!

Run by Liraz Cohen, a famous Israeli fashion blogger, the show will illustrate the historical development of Israeli fashion from its inception to today.

Come early for light refreshments, a performance by the Chai Notes, and an exhibit on Israeli cities and subcultures!

Tickets are required for admission and are $2 in advance or $3 at the door.

For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact Chanan Heisler, Sloane ApplebaumSamantha Stern, or Yaniv Levy.

Community Partnership Funding Board
Application deadline
Friday, October 28, 5:00 PM

The CPFB is a student-run grant board that seeks to foster student leadership and social responsibility by encouraging students to take action against social problems.

The Board administers grants of up to $2000 to make these projects and community partnerships possible.

Interested in applying to be a board member? Interested in developing a community action project?

Find out how by contacting or by stopping by the Public Service Center,100 Barnes Hall.

Grant applications are due Friday, October 28th at 5:00 PM.

First Year Parent's Weekend

This Weekend, October 21-23

Every year, we welcome the families of first-year students for Shabbat services and dinners, plus a Sunday brunch, during the university's First-Year Families Weekend.

Families are welcome to join in regular Friday night services and Shabbat dinner, as well as Sunday brunch 10:30 AM-12:30 PM at the RPCC Multipurpose Room.

Please register for Shabbat dinner here.
If your family would like to attend the brunch, please RSVP to Rachel Ossman.

If you or your family have any questions, please contact Rachel Ossman (240) 833-3526.
Lattes at Libe
Thursdays 2:00-4:00 PM

Find us at Libe Cafe every Thursday for a free coffee, tea, or hot chocolate and some great company!
Challah for Hunger

Thursdays 4:30-6:30 PM

Fridays 10:00 AM-1:30 PM

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!
October 21-22

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: 6:05 PM, Edwards Room, Anabel Taylor Hall

Candle Lighting: 5:55 PM

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

Shabbat ends: 6:55 PM
Shabbat Dinner
Fridays, 7:00 PM

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.
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.
October 23-25

Sunday, October 23
(Hoshana Rabba)
: 5:50 PM, Edwards Room, Anabel Taylor Hall

Monday, October 24
(Shemini Atzeres)

Shacharis: 9:15 AM, Edwards Room, Anabel Taylor Hall
Mincha: 5:50 PM, CJL Shul
Maariv: 6:52 PM, CJL Shul
Hakafos: ~7:45 PM, One World Room, Anabel Taylor Hall

Tuesday, October 25
(Simchat Torah)

Shacharis: 8:30 AM, One World Room, Anabel Taylor Hall
Mincha: 5:50 PM, CJL Shul
Maariv: 6:45 PM, CJL Shul
Yom Tov Ends: 6:50 PM
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