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We’re signing off until next year! Have a great break, Nice Jewish Hoyas™️!
12/21/2023

We’re signing off until next year! Have a great break, Nice Jewish Hoyas™️!

It’s almost shabbat! Come to makom right now for the last shabbat of the semester! Services at 5:30pm and Chaia tacos fo...
12/15/2023

It’s almost shabbat! Come to makom right now for the last shabbat of the semester! Services at 5:30pm and Chaia tacos for dinner at 6:30! If you can’t make it, have a great winter break!

It’s the last night of Hanukkah, but we’re not ready to say goodbye. So one more throwback to Night 5. Thank you Preside...
12/14/2023

It’s the last night of Hanukkah, but we’re not ready to say goodbye. So one more throwback to Night 5. Thank you President DeGioia, members of the administration, and our partners in Campus Ministry for celebrating with us and supporting the Jewish community at Georgetown. Rabbi Daniel is now 95% fried potato and jelly donut, but it was a fun, meaningful, and joyous Festival of Lights.

We loved bringing Georgetown grad students from all campuses and programs together for the 4th night of Hanukkah at DC’s...
12/14/2023

We loved bringing Georgetown grad students from all campuses and programs together for the 4th night of Hanukkah at DC’s hottest Hanukkah pop up bar . It’s great to see and support local businesses showing Jewish pride and spreading joy.

Before she takes a well-deserved break, cruising through the Caribbean, we want to shout out our amazing Associate Direc...
12/13/2023

Before she takes a well-deserved break, cruising through the Caribbean, we want to shout out our amazing Associate Director for Jewish Life, who makes everything at Georgetown Jewish Life possible. Deb oversees our fabulous GUish interns who welcome and engage new students., plans and organizes the Jewish Life retreats in the Blue Ridge Mountains, and is always available to meet with any student to talk about dogs, navigating college, Taylor Swift, and being Jewish. Whether she's delivering a d'var torah, baking challah, or offering excellent advice, Deb is building meaningful relationships and helping to strengthen our Jewish community. Thanks Deb! Now enjoy your vacation!

Last Thursday, we celebrated the first night of Hanukkah with latkes, singing, and even some impromptu dancing. Hanukkah...
12/12/2023

Last Thursday, we celebrated the first night of Hanukkah with latkes, singing, and even some impromptu dancing. Hanukkah is the Jewish Festival of Lights and light is a universal symbol, with different importance and meaning for each religion. This year’s Hanukkah celebration was enriched by Catholic, Muslim, Protestant, Hindu, Orthodox Christian, and Sikh students, who offered readings and blessings about light from their tradition as we lit the candles together. It was wonderful to celebrate something so particularly Jewish, in a community of many faiths and traditions. This University Hanukkah Celebration was a wonderful reminder that by letting the wisdom and beauty of our tradition shine, we invite others to do the same.

It’s almost shabbanukkah! Join us tonight in Makom at 5:30pm for Shabbanukkah services, songs, dinner, and games!🕎
12/08/2023

It’s almost shabbanukkah! Join us tonight in Makom at 5:30pm for Shabbanukkah services, songs, dinner, and games!🕎

Grad students, this is for you! Join us at the only Hanukkah bar in DC,  aka Chaivy and Coheny!Drinks on us - don’t forg...
12/06/2023

Grad students, this is for you! Join us at the only Hanukkah bar in DC, aka Chaivy and Coheny!

Drinks on us - don’t forgot your ID!

Join us for the most iconic Shabbat of the semester…Shabbanukkah!! There will be latkes, sufganiyot, brisket, and kugel ...
12/06/2023

Join us for the most iconic Shabbat of the semester…Shabbanukkah!! There will be latkes, sufganiyot, brisket, and kugel along with dreidels and Hanukkah songs! You won’t want to miss it!💙🕎

Food! Friends! Relaxed studying vibes!We’ll be in Makom Wednesday and Thursday. Menorah pickup will be at the same time ...
12/05/2023

Food! Friends! Relaxed studying vibes!

We’ll be in Makom Wednesday and Thursday. Menorah pickup will be at the same time & place 🕎

‘Tis the season! Come get your dorm-friendly menorah from Jewish Life before Hanukkah begins on Thursday evening!
12/04/2023

‘Tis the season! Come get your dorm-friendly menorah from Jewish Life before Hanukkah begins on Thursday evening!

We’ve got you covered for Hanukkah. 100 LED menorahs just arrived in the Jewish Life office. Stop by the office next wee...
12/01/2023

We’ve got you covered for Hanukkah. 100 LED menorahs just arrived in the Jewish Life office. Stop by the office next week or Makom during study days to pick up your menorah. Invite your friends to join you one night and put the menorah in your window to spread some light and publicize the miracle of Hanukkah.

We’re excited that Hoya Hospitality is expanding its kosher options on campus. Hot Kosher-style food is now available ev...
12/01/2023

We’re excited that Hoya Hospitality is expanding its kosher options on campus. Hot Kosher-style food is now available every night in Leo’s from 5-7pm. The food is prepared by vegan or certified kosher caterers and the staff is trained in food handling, but there is no mashgiach present in the dining hall. Help expand the kosher dining options at Georgetown by enjoying other every night EXCEPT on Shabbat when we’ll be providing kosher dinner in Makom after services. Hope to see you there tonight!

This event is to provide support and a safe space for the Jewish community at Georgetown. We understand that the recent ...
11/30/2023

This event is to provide support and a safe space for the Jewish community at Georgetown. We understand that the recent global events have been tough for us all. We want to utilize this time and space to let people know they can share their experiences and feelings here and remind ourselves that at the end of the day, we're all humans and need each other's support. (Link in bio)

Come join us for this session conducted by Rabbi Daniel Schaefer (he/him/his) - Interim Director for Jewish Life, Georgetown University

Everyone is invited to join the Jewish community to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah, which will include messages o...
11/29/2023

Everyone is invited to join the Jewish community to celebrate the first night of Hanukkah, which will include messages of light and hope for the world from across the many spiritual traditions that comprise our university community.

Even though Thanksgiving is over, we’re thankful for the relaxing time we had doing paint and sip at retreat earlier thi...
11/27/2023

Even though Thanksgiving is over, we’re thankful for the relaxing time we had doing paint and sip at retreat earlier this month! 🎨💖

Bring them ALL home.Let .shlicha know if you’d like to help!
11/27/2023

Bring them ALL home.

Let .shlicha know if you’d like to help!

Join IPF Atid and Jewish Life at Georgetown for a panel discussing the latest developments in the Israel-Hamas war, what...
11/21/2023

Join IPF Atid and Jewish Life at Georgetown for a panel discussing the latest developments in the Israel-Hamas war, what led to the outbreak of violence on October 7, where the war might go from here, and what's at stake for regional actors and the U.S

The Israel Policy Forum provides resources to learn about Israel domestic policy, Palestinian domestic policy, and coexistence to equip students and especially student leaders with the tools they need to engage in productive, nuanced conversations surrounding the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict.

The event will be held on Tuesday, November 28 at 7 pm in the ICC Auditorium. Link in bio.

Jewish students are invited to join with facilitators from JSSA, a Jewish Health and Wellness Agency, for a "safe space/...
11/14/2023

Jewish students are invited to join with facilitators from JSSA, a Jewish Health and Wellness Agency, for a "safe space/brave space" to share experiences, concerns and support during this time of heightened tensions on campus. Participants from any and all perspectives are welcome to join the conversation on Wed at 2:30pm in the Ecumenical Chapel. We'll be joined by Alex Hammer, JSSA's Director of Clinical Operations.

Next Tuesday, there is a massive march happening on the National Mall to support Israel, help free the hostages, and fig...
11/09/2023

Next Tuesday, there is a massive march happening on the National Mall to support Israel, help free the hostages, and fight against antisemitism. If you’re interested in going, please register and we can help you get there and coordinate travel. .shlicha has also invited any interested students to join her at GW Hillel that morning to make posters and walk over together. (Link in bio to register)

Tomorrow! Link in bio to register and hear Maya’s story.
10/30/2023

Tomorrow! Link in bio to register and hear Maya’s story.

Join us for hiking, delicious meals, Jewish friends, and an escape from campus for the night! 🌄✡️ TAG 3 FRIENDS WHO SHOU...
10/25/2023

Join us for hiking, delicious meals, Jewish friends, and an escape from campus for the night! 🌄✡️ TAG 3 FRIENDS WHO SHOULD SIGN UP FOR RETREAT AND YOU’LL GET A FREE TSHIRT‼️
Link in bio - registration closes tomorrow (10/26) at 11:59pm

Last Friday our students enjoyed Shabbat dinner at students’ homes across campus! From Il Canale to Wisey’s, we enjoyed ...
10/23/2023

Last Friday our students enjoyed Shabbat dinner at students’ homes across campus! From Il Canale to Wisey’s, we enjoyed many cuisines and great convos! 🍝🌯🥪🥗🍔

Take a bagel break with us this weekend!
10/19/2023

Take a bagel break with us this weekend!

Torah Study will be on Thursday this week and meet from 7-8pm. Come for the pizza. Stay for the parsha  and learn all ab...
10/17/2023

Torah Study will be on Thursday this week and meet from 7-8pm. Come for the pizza. Stay for the parsha and learn all about Noah

Undergrads - don’t forget to sign up for this week’s special Shabbat dinners across campus! Link in bio
10/17/2023

Undergrads - don’t forget to sign up for this week’s special Shabbat dinners across campus! Link in bio

Join Jewish Life at Georgetown for a special Grad Student Shabbat! Kosher dinner will be provided. Students in all grad ...
10/16/2023

Join Jewish Life at Georgetown for a special Grad Student Shabbat! Kosher dinner will be provided. Students in all grad programs and their partners are welcome.

Shabbat Services at 5:30 pm (with undergrads) followed by a Kosher dinner around 6:45 pm just for grad students.

Services and dinner will be in Makom, the Jewish space on campus. Services are participatory, include musical instruments and include a shorter Kabbalat Shabbat and fuller Maariv.

Please RSVP (link in bio).

Join Rabbi Daniel for Torah study as we begin reading the Torah anew. Our theme this semester will be “Lessons from Our ...
10/09/2023

Join Rabbi Daniel for Torah study as we begin reading the Torah anew. Our theme this semester will be “Lessons from Our Ancestors” and each week we will focus on a specific ancestor in the weekly Torah portion and what they can teach us. We begin this week with Cain and Abel. Grab dinner at Leo’s and then join us behind Launch at 7:15pm

Join us tonight to remember the victims of today’s attacks in Israel and offer prayers for peace and healing. 7:30pm in ...
10/07/2023

Join us tonight to remember the victims of today’s attacks in Israel and offer prayers for peace and healing. 7:30pm in Makom.

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