Celebrate with Hillel the Jewish holiday, Purim...where nothing is as it appears.

Image by Toni Scocchio

Image by Toni Scocchio

Make your own Mishloach Manot!

February 22 / All Day / Pick up at Hillel

Purim is right around the corner! Would you like to give the gift of food to your friends this Purim?


Register now to make your own Mishlaoch Manot! All you need to do is choose which items you would like, and Hillel will take care of the rest! Come to Hillel on February 22 between 10am and 10pm to pick it up, or have your Mishloach Manot shipped to you if you are not in the Champaign-Urbana area.


**Registration closes February 21st at 12 pm.


Registration Link Facebook Event

Bake Some Hamantaschen!

February 23 / 7pm / Hillel or Zoom


Get in the Purim spirit by baking a yummy Purim treat! Come to the Hillel Multipurpose toom to bake with your friends (socially distant) or pick up a supply box at Hillel and hop on zoom.

**Registration is required.


Registration Link

Get Crafty this Purim!

February 24 / 7pm / Online


Take a break from the stress of school to decorate your own masquerade mask while hanging out with your friends!


**Registration closes February 21st at 12 pm.


Registration Link / Facebook Event

Megillah Reading!

February 25 / 6:30 - 7pm / Online and Hillel

 Join us in hearing the Megillah (Story of Esther) being read aloud by our very own Rabbi Shlomo!

If you can't join us to hear the reading in person, tune into our LIVE BROADCASTING, which will be posted in this event!

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The purim drag show is back!

Things will look a little different this year...participants and viewers from all over the nation are able to tune in and enjoy the show! Prepare for a Purim celebration unlike any other. to hear the story of Purim being told by the performers of drag like you have never heard it before! This event is free to attend.

*Optional donations and tipping during the show will benefit the Jewish LGBTQ+ organization JQ International.*

This event has kindly been cosponsored by:

JQ International | UIUC Student Organization Resource Fee | Hillel International | American University Hillel | Columbia/Barnard Hillel | Illini Hillel | Johns Hopkins Hillel | Metro-Chicago Hillel | Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life at NYU | Queen's Hillel | Rutgers Hillel | Hillel at UCLA | Santa Barbara Hillel | North Carolina Hillel | The University of Wisconsin Hillel Foundation | Vassar Jewish Union | Wellesley College Hillel | Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish life at Yale University