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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\”…

Across the Jewniverse!

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Katniss in the Sky with Diamonds

Katniss in the Sky with Diamonds!

Thursday, November 21st, 2013

Come watch the Hunger Games 2, Catching Fire before it hits theaters! Join Nashville BBYO and Vanderbilt Hillel for a pre-screening as part of Hillel’s Jewish Awareness Month, Across the Jewniverse! Tickets will be covered by Hillel, but spaces are limited! Pease RSVP to alyssa.e.jaffe@vanderbilt.edu to reserve your ticket! Transportation will be provided for those…


Global Day of Jewish Learning

Sunday, November 17th, 2013

Think Globally. Learn Locally. Theme: Creating Together Date: Sunday, November 17, 2013 Location: Akiva School Registration required (see link below for “tickets”, but event is free.


Sip N’ Strokes with Seniors!

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013

Join your fellow Seniors at Sip n’ Strokes as part of Hillel’s Jewish Awareness Month, Across the Jewniverse. We will be sipping on wine (byob) and painting a guitar.  


The History of Anti-Semitism in Germany

Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

In March 1900, in the West-Prussian town of Konitz, the dismembered body of a young man was found. When police failed to identify a clear suspect for the murder, rumors began to circulate that this had been a case of ritual murder perpetrated by local Jews. Over the ensuing months, an escalating¬†cycle of accusations and…


Lunch Discussion with United Against a Nuclear Iran

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013

Join¬†Dores For Israel and Vanderbilt Hillel for a lunchtime conversation with the Outreach Director from United Against a Nuclear Iran. In light of the recent speeches by Presidents Obama and Rouhani at the UN, and the kickstart of new diplomatic negotiations regarding Iran’s illicit nuclear program this is an incredibly timely opportunity to look at…


Simchat Torah with Hillel

Thursday, September 26th, 2013

IT’S THE END. We’ve reached the end of the Torah, and now it’s time to party! Come join Hillel in celebration of the renewal of the Torah cycle! We have been invited to celebrate Simchat Torah with the Nashville Jewish Community. We will visit West End Synagogue to party with them! Meet at Hillel at…