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Jewish Heritage Month

Planning committees are open to all UT students, faculty, and staff. If you are interested in serving on the planning committee for Jewish Heritage month, please email

Trip to Holocaust Memorial Center

Sunday, April 8, 2018 12:00PM - 4:30PM
Holocaust Memorial Center Farmington Hills, MI

Come and learn about the Holocaust by participating in a docent led tour of the Museum. Transportation is available for UT students, but is limited. Please call OMSS at 419-530-2261 to reserve a spot. The van will leave promptly at 12:00PM and we will plan to return at 4:30PM. You can find out more about the Center here:

BKind Keynote Address

Wednesday, April 11, 2018 6:30PM
Rocket Hall 1520

Come and hear from the leaders of the organization Bkind. "Bkind is a place for people who want to live in a better world and are willing to take part in creating it.  Facing all the violence, extremism and separation around us, it is the right time to increase the presence of good. We are creating tools and content that generates positive, caring and generous actions. You are welcome to join us and to use our tools. Creating a better reality. Together." Please find more information here:

Shabbat 101

Friday, April 13, 2018 5:30-7:30PM
Location: TBD

A Shabbat dedicated to explaining major tradition and customs that we do every week at Hillel that students may not know about or why we do them.  Kiddish, the washing of hands, hamotzi, and the Birkat Hamazon (blessing after the meal) will be given an overview explanation. Students are invited to share about their own experiences!

Shabbat Dinners

Fridays, April 6, 20 and 27 5:30PM
Hillel House 

Jewish Jeopardy

Thursday, April 19, 2018 12:45-2:45PM
Student Union near South Dining

Learn more about Jewish culture and history by playing Jewish Jeopardy! Free pizza and prizes!

Project Linus

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 7:30PM
I-House Multipurpose Room

The mission of Project Linus is to provide love, a sense of security, warmth and comfort to children who are seriously ill, or otherwise in need through the gifts of new, handmade blankets and afghans, lovingly created by volunteer “blanketeers”.  Please join Hillel for a night of giving back to the community!

Last Updated: 3/8/18