Cornell Hillel Committee Application - Spring 2018
The application for Hillel committees is now live! Anyone can apply!

The application deadline is Friday, February 9 at 4 PM. If you have any questions or concerns please contact Cornell Hillel President Sasha Chanko (aar98) or Executive Vice President Ashley Radparvar (aar98).

All Cornell Hillel Committees:
- 1 hour or lower commitment per week, including weekly or bi-weekly meeting (committees will choose a meeting time based on the members’ schedule)
- Mandatory one time organizational meeting in the middle of February (details to come)

Engagement Committee (Chaired by Jonah Klapholz jdk299):
- Organizes large-scale social programming for the Jewish community on campus
- Past Events Include: Big Red Bar Mitzvah, Jewish Speed Dating, Jews on Ice, MasqueRAVE
- Creates and plans fun events, study breaks, hangouts and much more

Israel Engagement Committee (Chaired by Elvin Migirov em684):
- Plan Israel programming ranging from cultural to educational experiences
- Responsible for Yom Ha’atzmaut and Yom Hazikaron programming
- Working with different groups on campus to increase Israel support
- Responsible for Israel education and awareness

Social Justice Committee (Chaired by Allison Herstic alh234):
- Organizes Social justice and community service opportunities and programs
- Adds sustainability components to Hillel programs (i.e. recycling, composting...)
- Works on programming concerning sexual assault awareness on campus
- Fundraising initiatives and events for the Cornell Hillel causes
- Help recruit for alternative breaks

Shabbat and Holiday Programming Committee (Avi Kupperman amk355):
- Plan Shabbat across campus (including but not limited to weekly Shabbat dinner at 104West)
- Work closely with the CJL to create an inclusive and welcoming environment
- Work with Shabbat across Cornell Intern to help celebrate Shabbat across Campus
- Plan High Holiday and large scale holiday programming
- Plan Holiday social programming

Cultural Programming Committee (Chaired by Michelle Abramowitz mka66):
- Focuses on both Jewish and multicultural programming
- Plan a photo campaign focused on Jewish identity
- Plan Yom HaShoah programming
- Examples include: multi-faith service projects and Shabbat programming

Jewish Education Committee (Chaired by Yitz Muroff ymm23):
- Create formal Jewish education opportunities, in addition to regular programming focused on Jewish education and interdenominational discussion
- Coordinate formal religious Holiday programming
- Help plan a semester long education initiative
- Communicate and plan programs with the various minyanim (religious services groups) and with the CJL in bringing in scholars in residence

Freshman Engagement Committee (Chaired by Jeannie Szomstein jes577)
- Plan and execute freshman-oriented events on north campus designed to build a community among freshman
- Integrate freshman into the larger Jewish community at Cornell by working with other committees to organize programming such as group walks to shabbat dinner at 104 West
- Create programming to help freshman form relationships with Jewish upperclassmen who can help guide them through their first year at Cornell

Communications Committee (Chaired by Rebecca Holstein rah366):
- Providing print and social media marketing for Hillel initiatives (i.e. Facebook events, google calendar, quarter cards/posters)
- Working with Member Groups and Hillel Staff to develop PR strategies, to advertise and promote events
- Areas include Social Media, Design, and Marketing
- Table to advertise for Cornell Hillel and upcoming events

Don't think any of the committees are right for you?
- Sign up for Upperclassman Engagement below!
- Check out our website for upcoming opportunities
- Reach out to President Sasha Chanko (stc83) or Executive Vice President Ashley Radparvar (aar98) for more info

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