Schmoozeday, High Holidays, Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive, and More!

Hillel at the University of Oklahoma Weekly Newsletter 9/4

This week at Hillel: 

Hillel Closed
Monday, Sept. 4th, All Day
Hillel will be closed in observance of Labor Day.

Schmoozeday Tuesday
Tuesday, Sept. 5th from 11:00am to 3:00pm
The Bookmark
Who doesn’t love free coffee and hanging out with friends? Come and enjoy both at Schmoozeday Tuesday, located at the Bookmark!

A Taste of Shabbat
Friday, Sept. 8th, from 4:00pm-6:00pm
The Library Bar & Grill
Kick back and relax at at Taste of Shabbat! 

Erev Rosh HaShanah Dinner and Services
Wednesday, Sept. 20th, at 6:00pm
Start the New Year on a high note with Rosh HaShanah at Hillel! Rosh HaShanah dinner will start at 6:00pm, followed by services at 7:00pm. And don’t forget to stick around for our delicious Apple Dipping Bar Oneg, immediately after services.

Rosh HaShanah Exploratory Services
Thursday, Sept. 21st at 10:00am
Rosh HaShanah continues with services, starting at 10:00am. 

Tashlich Ceremony
Thursday, Sept. 21st at 2:00pm
The Duck Pond
Cast away your sins at our annual Tashlich Ceremony, right after services.

Kol Nidre Dinner and Services
Friday, Sept. 29th at 5:30pm
Prepare for the Day of Atonement with a pre-fast dinner at Hillel, followed by services at 7:00pm.

Yom Kippur Morning Exploratory Services
Saturday, Sept. 30th at 9:30am
Yom Kippur Morning services will begin at 9:30am, with the Torah service starting at 11:30pm and Yizkor at 2:00pm.

Ne’ilah Exploratory Services
Saturday, Sept. 30th at 5:30pm
Yom Kippur continues at 5:30pm with our Afternoon services, followed by Ne’ilah at 6:30pm.

Break the Fast Dinner
Saturday, Sept. 30th at 8:15pm
The fast is over, so come enjoy a delicious post-fast meal with Hillel!

High Holiday Excusal Notices Available Now
If you need an excusal note for the High Holidays, please stop by Hillel or email Matt at  

High Holiday Sign Ups
With school back in session, it means one thing: High Holidays are right around the corner. Whether you are a pro at reading Torah or something in English, or even just want to hold the Ark doors open, sign up to help us out with our services! Our sign up list can be found HERE!

Upcoming Judaic Studies Events: 

JuSt Lunch – “Mark Twain and the Jews”
Wednesday, Sept. 6th at 12:00pm
Oklahoma Memorial Union, Heritage Room
Dr. David Levy presents “Mark Twain and the Jews”

Hurricane Harvey Relief Drive!


Join Hillel as we work to help those in Houston that have lost so much to Hurricane Harvey! To learn more about our drive as well as what you can donate, please click HERE!

Parking Permits on Sale!


Stop by Hillel today to purchase your parking permits!


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