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Passover 5775—April 3-11

by Gerald Sorokin | Mar 13, 2015

Share Pesach with Friends at Hillel!

Russian Seder early 20th century

Hillel is hosting homemade, Kosher for Passover meals throughout the 8-day holiday.

First Seder: Friday, April 3, 7:00 pm

Second Seder: Saturday, April 4, 7:00 pm

Lunch: Sat, April 4-Sat, April 11, 11:30 am

Dinner: Sun, April 5-Thu, April 9, 5:30 pm

Shabbat Dinner: Fri, April 10, 7:00 pm


Sign up for meals by clicking here

Want to host your own Seder? Contact Hillel and we'll help you with supplies, Hagadot, and tips.



Iowa Students Attend AIPAC Policy Conference

by Gerald Sorokin | Mar 06, 2015

Iowa Students Attend AIPAC Policy Conference

AIPAC Policy Conference



Shabbat Across Iowa City—Fri Mar 6, 6pm @Agudas Achim

by Gerald Sorokin | Feb 24, 2015

Join Hillel and our Friends from Agudas Achim for the Annual Shabbat Across Iowa City

Shabbat Across America Logo

Friday, March 6, 2015

6:00 pm

Agudas Achim Synagogue, 401 E. Oakdale Blvd, Coralville



Community-wide Shabbat dinner and services. 

Hillel students eat free. RSVP to the Hillel office by Tuesday, March 3.

Need a ride? Meet at Hillel at 5:30 and there will be plenty of drivers available.



Hillel's Annual Fundraising Concert—Sat Feb 28, 7:30 pm

by Gerald Sorokin | Jan 30, 2015

Hillel's Annual Fundraising Concert

Featuring members of the University of Iowa School of Music

Woodwind Faculty

Esposito Coelho Parker

Saturday, February 28, 2015, 7:30 pm

At Hillel (122 E. Market St.)

Suggestion donation: $54 per person


Please join Hillel for our annual fundraising concert. This year, we're featuring members of the woodwind faculty at the University of Iowa:

Nicole Esposito, flute

Benjamin Coelho, bassoon

Andrew Parker, oboe

Alan Huckleberry, piano

The musicians are donating their time for the performance. All income generated at the concert will go directly to student activities at Hillel. 


RSVP by clicking here. If you have questions, please call Hillel at 319-338-0778 or e-mail Hillel Director, Jerry Sorokin.

Everyone's invited to the best chamber music event of the year!



Study (or Study Break) at Hillel

by Gerald Sorokin | Dec 02, 2014

Need a place to study? Want to take a break?

Study break

Hillel is a great place for studying or for study breaks.

The building is open 8:30-5:30 pm every weekday, and often in the evenings.

Need to set up a group meeting? Contact our office (319-338-0778, hillel@uiowa.edu) and book the library or another space.



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