October 23, 2015



The Torah teaches us in Parshat Lech Lecha, that Abraham was commanded to leave his native land and his father’s house. Previously in Genesis, we read that Abraham’s father, Terach, initiated a journey away from Ur and was joined by Abraham, Sarah and Abraham’s neph...

October 18, 2015



In the last two weeks we have read about how our lineage traces back to Adam and Noah. The Torah tells us that we were divided as a consequence of building the Tower of Babel: explaining diversity of language and the spread of population out from the Fertile Crescen...

October 16, 2015



Applications are now being accepted for UChicago students interested in learning, listening and expressing their opinions about core issues related to Israel. Students accepted to this interactive 5-week seminar will be representative of the diversity of Israel expe...

October 9, 2015


This week we began the Torah again, with stories of creation, transgression, birth and murder. Cain’s murder of his brother Able shows us the initial act of human violence. In these few passages, we witness the potential within a human being to ruthlessly take the lif...

October 1, 2015

Join us on Tuesday, October 13 for Hillel's first multicultural discussion of the year. Led by fourth years Maya Handa and Gabriel Nathan, we will discuss what it is like to be Jewish in places that are not normally associated with Judaism and don't have large Jewish p...

October 1, 2015

Creative Early Childhood Educator Needed



The Jewish Enrichment Center seeks an experienced early childhood educator to work with our nursery children.


The Jewish Enrichment Center is a place where children can play and explore Judaism in ways they want, with materials...

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