5Cornell Hillel Committee Application - Fall 2016

The application for Hillel committees is now live! Anyone can apply for this low-commitment way to get involved in shaping Jewish community life at Cornell!
http://tinyurl.com/HillelAppFall2016

Applications are due on Friday, September 9th at 5 PM. There will be a mandatory one time organizational meeting on Friday, September 23rd, at 4 PM. After that, a weekly meeting time will be set based on committee members' schedules.

If you have any questions about the application please contact Cornell Hillel President Aaron Mallenbaum (agm95).

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 on Friday, September 23rd, at 4 PM

Major Speakers Series Committee (Chaired by Jessi Silverman jes423)
- Identify and select exciting speakers to invite to campus
- Plan, advertise, and execute Major Speakers Series events (1-2 per semester), and collaborate with other campus groups for marketing
- Past speakers have included Olympic Gold Medalist Mark Spitz, Actor Henry Winkler, Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry's, Sex Expert Dr. Ruth, ESPN Sportcenter's Linda Cohn, and many more!

Religious Life and Education Committee: (Chaired by Daniel Jablansky djj53)
- Coordinating regular programming focused on Jewish education and inter-denominational discussion
- Providing programming for High Holy Holidays
- Communicating and programming with the various minyanim (religious groups)
- Helping promote Shabbat services and dinner
- Helping promote Kosher Dining

Israel Awareness Committee: (Chaired by Chanan Heisler nah79)
- Responsible for Israel education and awareness through cultural programming and events

Engagement Committee: (Chaired by Danielle Eiger dre38)
- 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
- Promotes attendance at Engagement events by way of social media, word of mouth, and committee attendance

Social Justice Committee: (Chaired by Sharon Glick seg232)
- 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

Cultural Programming Committee: (Chaired by Brandon Cohen bsc77)
- Focuses on both Jewish- and Multi-cultural programming
- Looking for new ideas each semester to include as many people as possible
- Previous events this committee has organized include pizza in the hut (Sukkoth), Inter-Faith Shabbat, havdallah at the observatory, and more

Public Relations Committee: (Chaired by Ashley Radparvar aar98)
- Providing print and social media marketing for Hillel initiatives (i.e. Facebook events, snapchat, instagram posts, quarter cards/posters)
- Working with Member Groups and Hillel Staff to develop PR strategies, to advertise and promote events
- Areas include Social Media, Design, Photography, and Marketing

Freshman Engagement Committee (Chaired by Sarah Kaminsky sek235):
- Responsible for North Campus/Freshman-geared programming such as: Shabbat Across North Campus, Sundaes on Sundays, and North Campus Study Breaks
- Works with all Hillel organizations to acclimate freshmen to the many Jewish opportunities on campus
- Note: The members of this committee will be exclusively current freshmen

Don't think any of the committees are right for you?
- Sign up to be a Hillel volunteer (below)!
- Check out our website for upcoming opportunities
- Reach out to Cornell Hillel Vice President Nicole Levine (nsl36) for more info and ideas
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