Hillel has a plethora of welcoming activities planned for the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year! Join us for any or all of these events! We can’t wait to see you!
Move-In Day BBQ
Beat the heat of move-in day as we welcome incoming students and their families on move-in day with kosher hamburgers, hotdogs, and ice cold drinks on Sunday, August 21 from noon to 3 p.m. Drop by anytime!
Hillel Open House
Our signature Gig ‘Em Week event, this public open house on Monday, August 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. will include tours of Hillel and frozen treats!
Gefilte Fish Camp
Our annual welcoming event for all new Jewish Aggies is Gefilte Fish Camp, which takes place on Wednesday, August 24 from 2 to 6:30 p.m. at Lake Bryan. It includes kayaking, canoeing, paddle boarding, and dinner. You must RSVP to Danielle to attend, email@example.com. Carpooling from Hillel will be provided.
Nosh and Schmooze Reception
Join your Hillel family for appetizers while we all get to know each other during our own version of “happy hour” on Thursday, August 25 from 4 to 5 p.m.
Gig ‘Em Week Shabbat
We start the school year off with our weekly signature event – fun and musical Shabbat services followed by a delicious free dinner on Friday, August 26! Join us every Friday night of the school year at 6:30 p.m. for lively Shabbat services upstairs in the sanctuary followed by dinner at 7:30. If services aren’t your thing, that’s fine; just join us for dinner!
Coffee Talk at Sweet Euguene’s
We head to everyone’s favorite local coffee shop for some schmoozing and great beverages from teas to smoothies (and of course coffee) on Hillel on Monday, August 29 at 7:30 p.m.
Torah Thursdays With Rabbi Matt
Get your Jewish learning on with Rabbi Matt’s weekly informal lunches at Einstein’s Bagels at Sbisa starting on Thursday, September 1 at 11:30 a.m. Join us weekly or whenever you feel like it. No previous Jewish learning is required or expected!
Welcome Back Shabbat
Our Welcome Back Shabbat on the eve of the UCLA game will be legendary! Services on Friday, Sept. 2 at 6:30, dinner at 7:30 and then hang around and walk over to the first Midnight Yell of the year with your Hillel friends!