Hillel's 2016 Fundraising Concert–Sat Feb 20 7:30pm

by Gerald Sorokin | Jan 28, 2016

It's Hillel's Annual Fundraising Concert

Miller Joselson Lecuona

Saturday, February 20, 7:30 pm
122 E. Market St.

Suggested Donation: $54 per person

Featuring University of Iowa School of Music Faculty Members:

Courtney Miller, oboe
Rachel Joselson, voice
Réne Lecuona, piano

Our guests will perform a program of 

18th and 19th Century wind music and songs by Holocaust-era composers.

RSVP by filling out this online form or calling Hillel, 319-338-0778. For more information, contact Hillel Director, Jerry Sorokin.

Israeli Journalist @Hillel–Sun Jan 31, 4pm

by Gerald Sorokin | Jan 25, 2016

Tal Schneider, Israeli Journalist & Blogger
Sunday, January 31, 4:00 pm @Hillel

Tal Schneider

Americans spend a lot of time talking about Israeli affairs. Ever wonder what Israelis think of American politics? 

Join Hillel and the Iowa City Jewish community as we host the Israeli journalist and blogger, Tal Schneider. Ms. Schneider is a former Washington correspondent for the Israeli daily, Maariv, and a lawyer by training. She will be visiting Iowa to report on the caucuses. 

This is a great chance to engage with an Israeli commentator at a crucial moment in the American political process. 

Mogen David of Barth on the Baltic–Fri Jan 29 7pm

by Gerald Sorokin | Jan 22, 2016

The Mogen David of Barth on the Baltic: Clandestine Jewish Services in a Nazi POW Camp

Levine POW ID

Ron Levine tells the story of his father, who was a POW during World War II. While held prisoner by the Germans, Henry Levine, a lawyer from Syracuse, led clandestine Jewish services from memory while in prison camp to ensure the other prisoners could also pray.

When: After Shabbat dinner, Friday, January 29, 7:00 pm

Where: Hillel (122 E. Market St., Iowa City)

Free and open to the public.

Check out this video documentary and newspaper interview.


by Gerald Sorokin | Nov 24, 2015

#GivingTuesday is December 1

Save the Date #GivingTuesday

Please donate to Iowa Hillel on #GivingTuesday. 

Chicago-Area Hanukah Fundraiser–Mon, Dec 7, 7:30 pm

by Gerald Sorokin | Nov 24, 2015

Hanukah Fundraising Party for Parents & Alumni

Chanukah party

Iowa Hillel alumni, Anita Salzman Silvert ('76) and Caroline Musin Berkowitz ('00) are hosting an alumni and parents' gathering the 2nd night of Hanukah at Anita's home in Northbrook.

University of Iowa alumni, along with current and past parents of Iowa students, are all invited to schmooze, nosh, and share a little Chanukah gelt in support of Jewish campus life.

For information about location, directions, etc., please contact Hillel's director, Jerry Sorokin, 319-338-0778. 

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