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Sukkot Celebrations

Monday, October 13th, 2014

Vanderbilt Hillel welcomed Sukkot by putting up two sukkahs on campus, one at Hillel and one at Commons. Students decorated the sukkahs with plenty of fall decorations and fulfilled the mitzvah of eating and spending time in the sukkah with our  Smoothies in the Sukkah and Pizza in the Hut events. 

High Holidays Info

Friday, September 12th, 2014

High Holidays are right around the corner! Click here for more information about registration for meals and a full calendar of events! Please return forms to Vanderbilt Hillel. Students may pay with Commodore Cash in person at Hillel. Download the High Holiday Signup form here   Wednesday September 24 Rosh Hashanah Dinner 6pm Thursday September…

Matisyahu 9/9

Friday, September 12th, 2014

The Office of the University Chaplain and Religious Life and Vanderbilt Hillel hosted renowned rapper and performer Matisyahu, for a day of music and discussions. We were joined by Matisyahu for a luncheon where students were given the opportunity to ask questions to the singer about his music, his career and his relationship with Judaism…

Kickoff BBQ 8/31

Friday, September 12th, 2014

Hillel’s Programming Board kicked off the start of the semester with a barbecue at Hillel. Students enjoyed hot dogs and hamburgers and hung out with their Hillel friends.¬†

Ben and Jerry’s on the Commons 8/26

Friday, September 12th, 2014

First Year Students joined us for an Ice Cream Social at the Commons. Students enjoyed ice cream sundaes galore and got to meet fellow First Year Students of Hillel!

Pizza Party 8/19

Friday, September 12th, 2014

On Tuesday September 19th, students joined us here at Hillel for our Welcome Back Pizza Party! With selections from local pizza restaurants, Jet’s Pizza and Mellow Mushroom, students got to reconnect with their friends and hang out with their Hillel family before the start of classes.

Welcome Back Shabbat 8/22

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

Vanderbilt Hillel welcomed the Class of 2018 and returning students for an incredibly successful Opening Shabbat. With nearly 200 students in attendance, both undergraduate and graduate students gathered to catch up after a summer apart, and to celebrate the conclusion of a busy first week and a brand new school year. Students participated in Reform…


Way Late Play Date!

Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Come join us to drink and hang out at the Adventure Science Center for the Way Late Play Date! We will see a show at the PLANETARIUM!

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Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Hillel’s freshman board and Hillel’s undergraduate executive board are spending some quality time at a retreat at SKYHIGH!!


Thanksgivukkah Shabbat!

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

It’s the last Shabbat of the semester! And this time we are giving you the proper, belated Thanksgivukkah Shabbat meal you deserve before finals. What to expect: Thanksgiving Hanukkah CHanukah Candles Turkeys Dreidels Come join us for Reform and Conservative services @ 5:30PM and FREE Kosher Turkey Dinner @ 6:30 PM! The Thanksgivukkah Song \”Oils\”…