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Potluck Shabbat Friday, July 25th at 7pm

July 25th, 2014 · No Comments

Title: Potluck Shabbat Friday, July 25th at 7pm
Location: 834 W. St. Augustine Street, Hillel at FSU Building
Description: We’ve heard from some folks that they don’t have anything to bring so they don’t want to come to Shabbat.
Come anyway! Hillel is always open and welcoming to everyone, so don’t worry if you can’t think of anything to bring for Potluck Shabbat. Bring yourself! That’s enough. If you are moving out and have left over dry goods and canned goods, you can bring them along. We’ll distribute them to the FSU Hungry Student Food Pantry. Don’t have any extra food. . Don’t worry. We do, so come on out and bring a friend. (You can RSVP for Shabbat at the FB link https://www.facebook.com/events/312295848938704/?ref_dashboard_filter=upcoming

Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2014-07-25

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Noon Bagels and Bathing Suits

July 15th, 2014 · No Comments

Title: Join us on Sunday, July 20th at noon for Bagels and Bathing Suits
Location: 834 W. St. Augustine Street, Hillel at FSU Building
Description: Come out to the Hillel building for another one of our Bagel Brunches! Enjoy some free bagels and lox from 12-1:30pm, then join us as we head over to Recess for their Sunday pool party! Everyone is welcome, so bring your friends!

In case of rain, stay for movies and popcorn (and possibly more bagels) at Hillel.
Start Time: 12:00
Date: 2014/07/20
End Time: 13:30

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Noon-3pm BBQ for 4th of July

July 1st, 2014 · No Comments

Title: Noon-3pm BBQ for 4th of July
Location: 834 W. St. Augustine Street, Hillel at FSU Building
Description: Come to Hillel for all the free Hebrew National hot dogs, chips, and drinks you could want! This is a great way to start off Americas Independence right, by celebrating with other FSjews! There will be music, tons of food, and lots of prizes. This is the first time we’re grilling at the new building so you know its going to be BIG! Make sure to RSVP and bring everyone you know.
Start Time: 12:00, noon
Date: 2014-07-04
End Time: 3:00

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7p Shabbat and Dinner

June 27th, 2014 · No Comments

Title: 7p Shabbat and Dinner
Location: Hillel, 834 W. St. Augustine Street, Tallahassee, FL
Description: Join us for candle lighting, Shabbat services and a delicious home-cooked meal. Matzoh ball soup, challah, baked chicken, salad, veggies and a great vegetarian option – and chocolate cake, too. We start at 7pm, but come early and meet others. If you arrive after 7pm, use the side door. Everyone is welcome.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2014-06-27

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Welcome Newest Members of Both Tribes

June 19th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s FSU’s Summer C semester. You’re on campus and looking for what to do? Come by Hillel at FSU – home to members of both tribes (Jews and Seminoles) or as we say “FSJews.” You can drop by, hang out, and enjoy a nosh from the fridge. See you soon.

It’s FSU’s Summer C semester. You’re on campus and looking for what to do? Come by Hillel at FSU – home to members of both tribes (Jews and Seminoles) or as we say “FSJews.” You can drop by, hang out, enjoy a nosh from the fridge, chat with folks. Or check out the website or FB group to see what’s happening and then join in. There are no membership fees. We are open to anyone and everyone who wants to know more about being Jewish at FSU.

Check the events calendar on the left for what’s going on. Like us on FB to receive invitations to events.

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Happy end of semester – Congratulations to Seniors

April 25th, 2014 · No Comments

It’s been a wonderful spring semester for Jewish life at FSU. We’ll be wrapping it up with our last shabbat of the semester and a tremendous senior sendoff Bagel Brunch on Sunday. To help you relax before finals there will be (in addition to food), puppies for petting (they do tricks, too), yoga and stretching for relaxation and an amazing tradition to help us separate from our seniors. See you there on Friday for Shabbat and dinner at 7pm and/or Sunday at noon for Beagle Bagel Brunch. Thanks to the Gomory family who sponsored this Bagel Brunchh in honor of Aniko Gomory. Congrats to her and all our seniors.

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Passover 2014

April 1st, 2014 · No Comments

Everything you need to know about celebrating Passover at FSU and in Tallahassee is on the Passover navigation link on the left. You can sign up for Seder, request Seder in a Box (free) if you’re hosting your own, Keep Kosher during the week or find a Seder at a local synagogue. No matter what you choose, enjoy this celebration of our freedom as we recall our enslavement and remember those still in bondage. First night Seder is Monday night, April 14th here at Hillel at 7:00pm. Doors open at 6:45pm. Tickets are $20 per student or $36 for a community member. We have room for about 100-130 people. (If you don’t see the Paypal button it is because all our seats have sold out!) It is first come, first serve. Be sure to let your professors know, in advance, if you will be missing classes. You can call us at 850-222-5454 if you have questions.


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Springing into March

March 19th, 2014 · 1 Comment

We have a lot of exciting events and activities planned for all of our FSJEws for the month of March!
Here are some events that are buzzing all over campus and we hope to see you at each and every one of them.

Maccabi Games:
Come on out and be a part of the first ever FSU vs. UF Hillel Maccabi games! Let’s see what school has what it takes to become the FIRST EVER Maccabi champion. We will be playing kickball, soccer, and flag football!
Please make sure to RSVP so we can get a head count of how many people will be on the teams! Contact Elan Reznik to join one of our teams!
The FSJews and Jewish Gators are going to take over Tallahassee for this HUGE sporting event!

Passover Updates
Celebrate the Holidays with Hillel! ON Monday April 14th at 7:00pm come join Hillel at FSU for your first Passover Seder! We will be serving a full kosher dinner for Passover dishes. Doors will open at 6:45PM and services will begin at 7pm. YOU MUST RSVP to get a seat at our seder. Each seat is $20 and includes your dinner. You MUST pre-registration online because space is very limited! Scholarships are available for any student who needs one, feel free to email Melanie for more information. If you have any questions about the seder or what will be served contact Ron.

Seder in a Box
We are also offering Seder-In-A-Box, which is almost everything you need to host a Seder in the comfort of your own home/dorm. You can reserve by email and plan to pick-up by Friday, April 11th by 6:00p.m.

Keep Kosher for Passover (KK4P)
How do you plan on keeping kosher for Passover? Don’t worry, because Hillel is here to save you all of the hassle. We will be serving lunch and dinner EVERY school day of Passover (April 16-22) this year! Lunch is only $2 and Dinner is $3. You can buy a meal plan for only $20 for the ENTIRE week. Sign up on our website and find out the menu for the whole week at our website. For more information or questions contact Ron.

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How do you “Repair the World?”

March 4th, 2014 · No Comments

What does it take to “repair the world?” In December, a group of fourteen Florida State University students embarked on a week-long community service retreat to Nassau, Bahamas as part of Hillel at FSU’’s Alternative Winter Break (AWB) program. During this journey, which took place from December 16 to December 23, students were able to participate hands-on with a variety of different non-profit organizations, aiding the Nassau community in many needed areas. While this experience was intended to help the people of the Bahamas, the students involved also gained knowledge and wisdom of the power in helping others and bonding with one another through the Jewish faith.

“All in all, this was an amazing trip full of different experiences impacting various communities that, in return, further solidified our love of service and provided us with better insight to our Jewish faith.” – Ashley Hakim

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Free ISRAEL Trip: Taglit-Birthright Israel: Hillel trip Registration opens Feb.19

February 11th, 2014 · No Comments

Want to go to Israel for FREE?!?! Taglit-Birthright Israel: Hillel trip registration for this summers trip, May 2014, opens up on Feb.18 and 19th! Make sure to sign up for an email notification with all of the information you need to register. You can sign up with Hillel at FSU by using our reference code “FSU” and can make sure you are traveling with other FSU students! We are the first to go and are the elite travel guides for this once in a life time experience, so don’t miss out!
Go to thiss link and find out more:

“This trip is a gift from Taglit-Birthright Israel”

**REGISTRATION OPENS- February 19, 2013 at 10 am! Anyone who has already registered can sign up on February 18 at noon**

Some things to remember before you register-
Valid Passport
$250 deposit
All Medical and emergency information

—You could go to Israel with one of the most up beat American-Israelis around, RON, as your staff, so make sure you sign up for the notifications now!—
Feel free to contact Ron at Hillel or by email if you have any other questions- 850-222-5454 or programs@hillelatfsu,org

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