Welcome Class of 2024!
We're so excited to meet you! We have activities happening all week hosted by Harvard sophomores, juniors, and seniors who are thrilled to welcome you to Harvard! Meet new people, have fun, and learn what Harvard Hillel is all about. (All times are in Eastern Daylight.)
Monday, August 24th at 2pm: Moment of Mindfulness w/ Rabbi Jenn
Seek inspiration amidst the move-in chaos with Rabbi Jenn Queen, Director of Engagement/Reform Community Advisor.
Tuesday, August 25th at 7pm: "Icebreaker" Game Night (sponsored by Harvard Hillel's Reform Community)
Join Harvard Hillel for fun getting-to-know-you activities using the event hosting website Icebreaker.
Wednesday, August 26th at 7pm: Teshuva for Racial Injustice: The Case of Ehud Barak's Apology w/ Mikhael
In 1997, Ehud Barak issued an extraordinary public apology to Jews of Middle Eastern and North African origin on behalf of the European elite who ruled Israel during the 1950s. Discuss the historical context and philosophical and ethical issues at stake in Barak's apology with Mikhael Kesher, IACT Director of Israel Programming.
Thursday, August 27th at 8:30pm: Trivia Night!
Trivia Night is a Harvard Hillel favorite! No prior trivia experience required; come as you are and meet new people!
Friday, August 28th at 5:30pm: First Year Family Shabbat
Invite your parents and other members of your household to join Harvard Hillel for a pre-sundown Shabbat program. Although we can't celebrate together physically, we hope you will gain a sense of what makes Shabbat with Harvard Hillel so special.
Questions about these events? Email Rabbi Jenn Queen, Director of Engagement/Reform Community Advisor.