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Middlebury College Theatre Presents 1920s Jewish Comedy “Mendel, Inc.”

October 30-Nov. 1, 2014

Wright Memorial Theater

All shows 7:30 p.m.

The Middlebury College Department of Theatre and Dance will present David Freedman’s play “Mendel, Inc.” on October 30–November 1 at Wright Memorial Theater. A heartwarming comedy set in NYC in the 1920s, this play follows the aspirations and travails of a Jewish family seeking a toehold in the American dream. This production honors the 60th anniversary of Hillel at Middlebury.

Tickets are $12 for the general public; $10 for Middlebury College faculty, staff, alumni, emeriti, and other ID card holders; and $6 for Middlebury College students.

Audience members who wish to learn more may attend the Behind-the-Scenes Lunch and Discussion on Tuesday, October 28, 2014, at 12:30 P.M. at Wright Memorial Theater. The cast, crew, and design team will explore the themes and challenges in the upcoming production. This event is free to Middlebury College ID cardholders; a $5 donation is suggested for community members.

This production is being produced to celebrate Hillel’s 60th anniversary and is supported by the Department of Theatre, The Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life, Hillel, and the Committee on the Arts.

yom ha shoah
Holocaust Heroism and Remembrance Day Commemoration

Sunday, April 22, 2012

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Mead Memorial Chapel

Join us in Mead Chapel for a service of commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day.

Co-sponsored by Middlebury College Hillel, The Addison County Jewish Congregation: Havurah, The Middlebury Area Clergy Association, and the Chaplain's Office.

 

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Israel's Strategic Position in a Volatile Middle East

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

4:30 p.m., Robert A. Jones House

Daniel Kurtzer is Professor in Middle Eastern Policy Studies at Princeton University, and former Ambassador of the United States to Israel (2001-2005) and Egypt (1997-2001).

Sponsored by Rohatyn Center for International Affairs, the Department of Political Science, the Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life, and the Jewish Studies Program.

 

 

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Hillel Academic Forum Series Lecture

Tamar Mayer, Professor of Geography

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

7:30 p.m.

104 McCardell Bicentennial Hall

Professor Mayer will be discussing her experiences as an Israeli professor and the influence of her background on her work in geography.

 

 

yom ha shoah
Holocaust Remembrance Day Ceremony

Sunday, May 1, 2011

4:00-5:00 p.m.

Mead Memorial Chapel

Join us in Mead Chapel for a service of commemoration of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust and Heroism Remembrance Day.

Co-sponsored by Middlebury College Hillel, The Addison County Jewish Congregation: Havurah, The Middlebury Area Clergy Association, and the Chaplain's Office.

 

 

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Hillel Reunion Shabbat Services, Coffee and Danish

Shabbat services will take place at 5:30 p.m. on Friday, June 4, at the Jewish Center, Freeman International Center.  Please join us.

On Sunday, June 6, please join Hillel students past and present for coffee and danish at the Jewish Center at Freeman International Center.

 

 

 

 

 

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yom ha shoah
Holocaust Remembrance Service

Sunday, April 11, 2010

4:00 p.m.

Mead Memorial Chapel

A service commemorating the 65th anniversary of the liberation of the camps and the end of World War II.  Co-sponsored by Middlebury College Hillel, The Addison County Jewish Community -- Havurah, The Middlebury Area Clergy Association, and the Chaplain's Office.

 

 

 

passover seder
Passover Seder
Monday, March 29, 2010
6:00 p.m.
Atwater Dining Hall

RSVP's required; please call Ellen McKay at 802-443-5626. Presented by Middlebury College Hillel, The Chaplain's Office, and Havurah--The Jewish Community of Middlebury.

 

 

  

 

 




Hillel

Hillel is a social and cultural, as well as religious, organization committed to a pluralistic vision of Judaism that embraces all movements.  Hillel provides leadership opportunities for developing Jewish life and identity on campus.  The organization holds a weekly lunchtime business meeting and conducts a weekly Friday evening Shabbat service and dinner in Freeman International Center.

Click here for Hillel's blog.

Gershom Gorenberg
Gershom Gorenberg, "Accidental Empire: Israel's Settlement Dilemma"
Thursday, February 18, 2010
Dana Auditorium
8:00 p.m.

Gershom Gorenberg is an American-born Israeli historian, journalist specializing in Middle Eastern politics and the interaction of religion and politics. He is currently a senior correspondent for The American Prospect, which is a monthly American political magazine. He self-identifies as "a left-wing, skeptical Orthodox Zionist Jew." Some of his books include: The Accidental Empire: Israel and the Birth of the Settlements, The End of Days: Fundamentalism and the Struggle for the Temple Mount, and Seventy Facets: A Commentary on the Torah from the Pages of the Jerusalem Report.

Co-sponsored by J Street U ("The voice of pro-Israel, pro-peace activism and education on campus"), MCAB Speakers Committee, Atwater Commons, International Student Organisation, Middle Eastern Studies Department, the Department of Religion, and the Scott Center for Spiritual and Religious Life.