High Holy Days: The Jewish Community in San Diego and at SDSU

Hillel of San Diego is an organization that exists to serve the Jewish communities on all campuses in the San Diego area. Their mission is, “to be a vibrant Jewish campus presence and to involve the maximum number of university-age Jews in ways that foster a lasting commitment to Jewish life.” Hillel of San Diego is your Jewish campus connection! Serving all campuses, universities and junior colleges alike; each campus has it’s own Hillel!  The Hillel of SDSU strives to create a warm campus community and works towards achieving that goal through hosting social events, providing leadership opportunities, and being a resource for all Jewish students, grad and undergrad.

Hillel will be hosting events in celebration of High Holy Days. Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, will be celebrated on September 16th and 17th at the Parma Payne Goodall Alumni Center at SDSU. On Sunday, the 16th, there will be a student dinner at 6:00pm immediately followed by an Evening Service at 8:00pm. On Monday, the 17th, there will be a Morning Service at 9:30am.

Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, will be hosted at the Institute of the Americas at UCSD. The Services will be help on September 25th and 26th. On Tuesday, the 25th there will be a free student dinner at 5pm and then a Kol Nidre Service at 7pm. On Wednesday, the 26th, there will be a Morning Service at 9:30pm, Discussion/ Learning at 3pm, Memorial Service at 5pm, Afternoon and Concluding Service at 5:30pm, and then a Light break-the-fast after Services.

ALL students are welcome to all of the events and services! They are free of charge and a great way to get more involved with the Jewish communities of San Diego!

For more information and to reserve tickets please visit www.hillelsd.org.

 

Blog written by Mariah Kelly, Student Life and Leadership – Front Desk Student Worker

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