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Monday, November 19th, 2007

Subject:NUJLS Annual Conference 2008!
Posted by:zeza3.
Time:3:40 pm.
Calling all trans, bisexual, lesbian, gay, intersex, queer, questioning, dyke, fag, genderqeeer, heteroflexible, homoflexible, boi, girrl, pansexual, _____ (fill in your own) Jewish students!

Registration for the National Union of Jewish Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, and Intersex, Students 2008 conference is open!


Where: New York City!
When: Friday February 8th- Sunday February 10th 2008
What: A weekend leadership to support and empower LGBTQQI Jewish students organized by Jewish LBTQQI students!
Who: Anyone who self-identifies as Jewish and LGBTQQI (and more!)
Hosts: Columbia/Barnard Hillel’s Gayava will host NUJLS 2008 at Columbia University and her affiliate campuses: Barnard College and The Jewish Theological Seminary.

Why!Collapse )

To register for the conference go to http://www.nujlsonline.org/conference.php and click register now!

The registration fee will be announced shortly, but will be under $80. This amount includes food, housing, workshops, etc. (Everything but travel). Travel and registration subsides are available (to start the process, request them during registration).

Also, we invite you to lead a workshop or service or ask your local shul/Temple/Synagogue to sponsor.

If you have any questions email me (Vinny) at info(at)nujlsonline(dot)org.

:)

X-Posted to ftmstudents, nujls, one_in_a_minyan, transyouth, genderqueer. Please distribute freely :)
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Wednesday, October 10th, 2007

Subject:Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret
Posted by:pocketsbuttons.
Time:6:41 am.
I am working on an art project about the book "Are You There God? It's Me, Margaret" by Judy Blume. This book had a huge impact on my growing up Jewish, suburban and female. Did it change growing up for you? If so, please fill out this short questionnaire. If you have any questions or comments, or, if you would like a collection of excerpts to jog your memory, feel free to e-mail me at pocketsbuttons@gmail.com . thanks! -lauren


philip leroy is a dreamboatCollapse )
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Wednesday, March 7th, 2007

Subject:birthright question
Posted by:creativecstasy.
Time:2:52 pm.
I recently registered for birthright through hillel for the summer. paid my deposit, all that jazz.

When will I find out if I'm on the trip or not? I'm trying to apply for summer jobs but I need to let them know when I'll be available.

thanks!
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Friday, December 15th, 2006

Posted by:cymru1cymru2.
Time:1:56 am.
hello shalom!

i have a sort of strange question for this community. a friend of mine (goyim) and i (german jewish descent) were talking, and i noticed that he had some semblance of payos (hasidic curls) in development under his short hair. i was always under the assumption that payos were a 'jewish thing', like in a bloodline or something. have i been completely wrong my whole life?

cheers, and thanks for listening to (reading?) my strange question.
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Thursday, December 14th, 2006

Subject:Jewish Women's Torah learning online!!
Posted by:naaleh.
Time:12:55 pm.
WOMEN LEARNING TORAH!!!

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REBBETZIN TZIPORA HELLER
MRS. SHIRA SMLES
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RABBI AVISHAI DAVID

DIRECT FROM ISRAEL!!!!!

CHECK IT OUT!!!!!

www.naaleh.com
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Sunday, June 11th, 2006

Subject:Help for a Grad Student?
Posted by:digiculture.
Time:5:13 pm.
Hello, Hillel Livejournallers! My name is Kris and am currently a graduate student at Northwestern University, where I research student digital culture. I am running a research project now that surveys college students about their use of social networking software - Facebook, MySpace, Livejournal, etc, - and am looking for students to participate.

Do you have 10 minutes and a keen desire to have your (anonymous) opinion count? Or, do you have 10 minutes and a little sympathy for a broke grad. student whose completed thesis is apparently due in less than two months? The survey can be found here and I would really appreciate it if you would click through and complete it.

Thank you so much for your time!
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Sunday, April 30th, 2006

Subject:Hillel Schusterman International Center Fellows?
Posted by:perlgirl26.
Time:11:31 pm.
Is anyone on this community by chance one of the 2006-2007 SIC Hillel Fellows?

I was just hired to be a Communications Associate at the SIC once I graduate and just wanted "meet" the new fellows before I start.
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Tuesday, February 21st, 2006

Subject:Birthright trip
Posted by:grvs4104.
Time:1:50 pm.
So has anyone else either gone on the birthright trip, or gone on one very recently? I need some advice about it... because I'm very very highly considering going (i've turned in my application... gotten the interview) but i can't seem to convince my parents to let me go (it's not like i need their permission, I'm 22, but i'd like them to accept the fact that i'm going, etc.) any good advice on how to win my parents over? am i nuts to want to go over there this coming May?

x-posted
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Tuesday, January 17th, 2006

Posted by:jeffpeck.
Time:1:28 am.
A website just has been set up for the Jews at Georgetown, the place of the conference of the Palestine Solidarity Movement.

http://jewsforgeorgetown.com/

Those who want to show support should sign the guest book.
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Sunday, January 15th, 2006

Subject:The Palestian Solidarity Movement
Posted by:jeffpeck.
Time:5:24 am.
The Palestinian Solidarity Movement is planning their annual conference for this February to be held at Georgetown University. (If you want to know more you can google georgetwon psm). My question is, is anybody organizing anything? I want to try to organize something to bring people down there from CT, but I would like to find out if anybody is already on the case?

For those unfamiliar: The PSM is an umbrella organization that connects various U.S. and Canadian groups; its yearly gathering offers an opportunity for the constituent elements to establish a visible presence on a prestigious university campus and plan strategy and tactics for a movement dedicated to delegitimizing the state of Israel. Over the past several years, the convocation has been held at Ohio State, the University of Michigan and the University of California at Berkeley. In October, it was the turn of Duke University.

And:
At the last conference held at Duke University in 2004, Huwaida Arraf, one of the PSM's main organizers, admitted that the Palestine Solidarity Movement works with Hamas, Islamic Jihad and the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine.

Please, if anybody knows of anybody who is organizing something let me know. Thanks.
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Friday, December 23rd, 2005

Subject:Temple Hillel
Posted by:mish787.
Time:7:23 pm.

Is anyone here a member of Hillel at Temple University in Philadelphia?

I have started a Hillel club at Jewish Connection for all Jewish college students in the Philly/Jesey/Delaware area. This is really helpful, especially if you are looking for a job upon graduation because there is a classifieds page on Jewish Connection you can look through for jobs or internships.

http://www.JewishConnection.com

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Saturday, December 10th, 2005

Subject:Jewish Composers' Concert
Posted by:shalom_sum_sum.
Time:2:19 pm.
Wednesday, December 14, 6pm, @ Boston University's College of Fine Arts.
Tickets are $5 for students, $15 for adults.
It's going to be one hour packed with really good, diverse music all composed by Jews! The musical styles range from Musical Theatre (West Side Story) to poetry by Petrarca set to contemporary classical music.
Please let me know in advance if you'd like a ticket (or more) reserved for you.
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Thursday, November 24th, 2005

Subject:A D'var Torah for this week
Posted by:jeffpeck.
Time:12:31 am.
I wrote the following D'var Torah for my school's weekly D'var Torah email. I figure I might as well share it here too:
Here it is...Collapse )
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Wednesday, November 16th, 2005

Subject:January KOACH Birthright Trip
Posted by:wub.
Time:7:22 pm.
Is anyone else going on the Birthright trip with KOACH in January? I'm going on this trip and I know one other person on LJ that's going but I'd love to connect with anyone else! :) This will be my first trip to Israel and I'm so excited!!

(x-posted to birthright_)
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Monday, November 7th, 2005

Posted by:alifeofregret.
Time:10:31 pm.
I found this and I'm trying to spread it around. Please read and I hope you'll sign the petition. All that's required is your name and e-mail.
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Wednesday, October 19th, 2005

Subject:Also about Elie Wiesel
Posted by:shalom_sum_sum.
Time:11:05 am.
On October 31 at 7:00pm in Metcalf Hall of Boston University's George Sherman Union, Elie Wiesel will be giving a free lecture on The Protocols of the Elders of Zion. The auditorium fills up quickly, so I recommend getting there 1/2 hour to an hour early. This is an amazing opportunity to hear the Nobel Prize winner speak on a fascinating and very scary topic (just in time for Halloween).
I urge you all to go.
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Subject:Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest
Posted by:ewiesel.
Time:9:53 am.
Hi everyone,

I just wanted to let you all know about an amazing opportunity for college students-- the Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest. The competition was founded by Elie Wiesel, a Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor, and it is a great way to make your voice heard about issues of religion, ethics, and justice. Here's some information about the Contest:

Now entering its 17th year, the Prize in Ethics Essay Contest is an annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today's complex world.
Full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the US are welcome to enter the Essay Contest and compete for $10,000 in prizes and the opportunity to meet Elie Wiesel in New York City.
The postmark deadline is Friday, December 9, 2005.

You can find additional information at www.eliewieselfoundation.org, and you can leave me a comment if you have any questions!
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Monday, October 10th, 2005

Posted by:zeza3.
Time:8:26 pm.
The National Union of Jewish Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgendered,
Intersex, Queer, and Questioning Students (NUJLS) is proud to announce
the date and location of our ninth annual conference! The NUJLS
conference is scheduled for March 31st to April 2nd of 2006 at the
Wesleyan University campus in Middletown, Connecticut. To increase accessibility, NUJLS is
pleased to offer travel subsidies and housing for conference
participants. For information about applying, presenting, donating,
or further details (to come), visit the NUJLS website at www.nujlsonline.org.
For questions or to join our email list, please email
NUJLSInfo-subscribe@yahoogroups.com.
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Tuesday, October 4th, 2005

Posted by:dustythoughts.
Time:1:23 am.
Shanah Tovah, everyone!
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Thursday, September 8th, 2005

Posted by:g0ldman.
Time:6:32 am.
Alternative klezmers folk bands
Oi-Va-Voi

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7Brothers(Hefner remix)

The Cracow Klezmer Band

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Крузернштерн и пароход

Mishegene Parovoz
Dangler's Song
Tort
Shtetl
Young Ones
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