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Posts Tagged ‘MSU Hillel’

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Online Chanukah Shopping to Benefit Hillel

Winter is coming! So, let the Chanukah shopping begin! On Nov. 9, the MSU Hillel-HCAM Online Auction goes live. With a catalogue of more than 200 items and unique experiences, gift giving is just a click away. Support of the auction impacts more than 5,000 Jewish students at MSU and on the 10 HCAM campuses…

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Candlelight Vigil for Tree of Life

Join MSU Hillel for a candlelight vigil in honor of those who have passed at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. According to the Facebook event page, the candlelight vigil will be MSU Hillel’s way of “honoring and remembering the 11 people who died in the Tree of Life synagogue shooting”. It will give…

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Looking Back At The Morrisons

From the JN Foundation Davidson Digital Archive of Jewish Detroit History Writing history is often like a treasure hunt. You follow the clues wherever they may lie to try to build a complete story, and there are always unexpected discoveries. Now, I would like to think I am like Indiana Jones searching for lost artifacts…

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Metro Detroit Jews at a Poor People’s Campaign event PHOTO BY NINA CHACKER. Michigan PPC

Essay: Leading Michigan Poor People’s Campaign

Dozens of rabbis and lay leaders join together for social justice. This summer, interfaith clergy and lay leaders gathered to revitalize the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Poor People’s Campaign (PPC) through six acts of nonviolent civil disobedience paired with songful, impassioned rallies. Each weekly action in May and June focused on one of…

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At a Mosaic United-funded Knead To Know cooking program: Joelle Abramowitz of Ann Arbor, Reva Berman of Farmington Hills and U-M students Kevin Lieberman of Potomac, Md., and Genna Miller of Langhorne, Pa.

Mosaic United

Israeli initiative with Michigan connections promotes education and engagement for young Jews worldwide. For decades, Israel has relied on generous contributions from Jewish organizations and philanthropists in the diaspora to assist its educational programs, social services and economic development. But the roles have been reversed through Mosaic United, a program established by Israel’s Ministry of…

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Lansing, Michigan Capitol

Commentary: Risking Arrest

About four years ago, I was in my first week of training for my summer fellowship in community organizing. I was still learning the basics of what I would be doing that summer and getting to know my cohort when they took us to a protest at the Los Angeles airport. It was one of…

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College Blues

Sponsored by our community partners Pain Free Life Centers The difficult transition can spark some problems, but here are tips for coping. The car is loaded. The trunk is filled with clothing, bedding, storage units, shower shoes and wall decorations. The checklist is complete. The prospective freshmen are nervous but eager to begin their new…

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Eden Sittsamer and Lexie Kay at the JLF retreat

Jewish@edu – New Studying

Eden Sittsamer jewish@edu writer Jewish Learning Fellowship offers new friends, knowledge. If you asked me what an average weekday night at Michigan State University looked like, I’d say you could find most students preparing for upcoming exams, completing pages of assigned reading or studying for classes. This year, some of us spent our Monday nights…

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