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This Week's Events

What's happening at Illini Hillel this week?

Stay updated on all of our upcoming in-person and virtual programming by checking this page, our social media, and our newsletter! For all Zoom links or live broadcasting updates, please check below or tune into Illini Hillel's Facebook page, where all links to online programming will be posted! All times listed are in central time. Please remember that masks and social distancing are required AT ALL TIMES during any and all Hillel programming.

October 25 - October 31

7 cheshvan - 13 cheshvan

Sunday, October 25

11:30pm to1:30pm


Craving a delicious bagel and schmear? We got you covered! The Bagel Brunch is happening...curbside style in our parking lot! All bagels, cream cheese, lox, orange juice, and tomatoes will be pre-packaged in to-go bags. We will be giving out bagel brunch bags until supplies run out - first come, first serve!


We cannot wait to see you!

Tuesday, October 27

2:00pm to 4:00pm


Coffee + Danielle = a good time!
Join Danielle outside of Brew Lab on 5th and Green for some coffee and good times!

Thursday, October 29

6:30pm to 7:30pm


Calling all Freshman! Come join on in the Hillel Parking lot on Thursday, Oct 29th at 6:30pm for S'mores and a good time! F

Monday, October 26

2:00pm to 4:00pm

Join us outside at the Urbana Espresso from 2-4pm, weather permitting. If it rains, we will reschedule!

Thursday, October 29

5:00pm to 6:00pm


We will be discussing upcoming events and initiatives. This is an opportunity for you to get involved, share your ideas, and celebrate pride! 

Friday, October 30

services at 6:00pm

dinner at 7:00pm


Dine at Hillel, take a curbside meal to go, or just join for services!
Registration is required for all Shabbat programming. 


**The deadline to register is Wednesday, October 28 at 12pm!

Saturday, October 31

Lunch pickup at Hillel 12:15pm


Pick up your Shabbat meal at Hillel at 12:15pm. Take it to-go or walk with the Schachter's and eat at their house. The registration form is the same form as Friday night and only needs to be filled out ONCE. 


*The deadline to register is Wednesday, Oct. 28 at 12pm!

Ongoing Opportunities



If you or a friend are interested in learning more about Klezmer music, and/or participating in a musical group over Zoom through Illini Hillel, then let us know by filling out this form.



Cafe Ivrit is making its comeback this year with our Israel Fellow, Adi Mechany!

Fill out this Interest Form to share what you want to gain from participating in this awesome program!



Want to Host a Shabbat Meal? Looking for a place to go for a Shabbat Meal? The Illini Hillel Hospitality Committee is here to help! Illini Hillel will provide you with your Shabbat meals for you and your guests. Just make sure the host registers via Illini Hillel's Shabbat Registration Form


*These meals will be limited to a small group of people that you are comfortable having in your home and all COVID-19 guidelines must be followed.

Mazel Tov on your MitzVote!



Are you registered to vote? Do you want to check to make sure, and also check where you’re registered? Here is an easy way to find out!


TurboVote will be your one-stop source for all things voting this semester. You’ll be able to check your registration status, learn about your ballot, and get reminded on how and where to vote, all in one site. 



JOIN the online community of UIUC students that are respectfully discussing Israel. This could range from what you see in the news, or things you hear from other people, really it is entirely up to you. This is also a place for people to go for information or to ask questions who may not know as much as they would like about Israel! Join the discussion today!

Maariv will take place EVERY evening
in the Hillel Parking Lot at 8:00 pm CDT!
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