Calendar of Events

Here's what's happening at Towson Hillel!

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FYSH Ice Cream Social 7:00 pm
FYSH Ice Cream Social
Sep 4 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
First-Year Students of Hillel (FYSH) brings you delicious sundaes, speed-friending games, and a “What Does Judaism Mean to You” activity. Don’t miss this chance to bond with other new students and register for FYSH!
Welcome Back Shabbat 6:00 pm
Welcome Back Shabbat
Sep 6 @ 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
We are so excited to welcome everyone back on campus with a family-style dinner! Services at 6pm. Dinner at 7pm.
“Heading Home” Movie Screening 7:30 pm
“Heading Home” Movie Screening
Sep 8 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Exclusive documentary screening of “Heading Home” (see synopsis below). Talk back to follow. In partnership with Jewish Tigers Alumni Alliance (JTAA). Ballgame food provided. Heading Home: The Tale of Team Israel is the David-and-Goliath story[...]
Messy Twister 7:00 pm
Messy Twister
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Get ready to get messy! Wear a white shirt for this colorful variation on the classic game of Twister. When you get tangled up and fall, you might just get covered in paint!!
JWI Film Screening 6:30 pm
JWI Film Screening @ Hillel Lounge
Sep 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
What does it mean to be a Jewish man in the 21st century? How does Jewish identity impact masculinity? Join Towson Hillel and JWI for a screening and discussion on Jewish masculinity and what it[...]
JSFA Lunch and Learn with Professor Caplan 12:00 pm
JSFA Lunch and Learn with Professor Caplan
Sep 19 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Join us as we learn with Professor Caplan about upcoming publications on Jews and Humor. We will provide snacks and drinks.
Family Weekend Shabbat 6:00 pm
Family Weekend Shabbat
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Services at 6pm. Dinner at 7pm. Israeli-theme.
Birthright Tailgate 1:00 pm
Birthright Tailgate
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Do you want to learn more about Birthright Israel #BRI? Do you want FREE food and FREE custom swag? Do you love tailgating? If you answered YES to any of these questions, then join us[...]
Family Weekend | Havdallah and Bonfire 7:45 pm
Family Weekend | Havdallah and Bonfire @ Glen Fire Pit (in the woods next to the Towers)
Sep 21 @ 7:45 pm – 8:15 pm
Welcome a new week with a musical Havdallah service. Enjoy s’mores over the campfire. Hang out, tell stories, share songs and poems, and otherwise soak up the warm campfire atmosphere. Families and friends encouraged!
FYSH High Holidays, Honey Cake, and the Letter Hey 7:00 pm
FYSH High Holidays, Honey Cake, and the Letter Hey
Sep 25 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Get into the High Holiday mindset, enjoy honey cake, and dive deep into the characteristics and personality of the Hebrew letter “Hey” while learning how to write it in calligraphy. Lisa will be running this[...]
Rosh Hashanah photo booth
Rosh Hashanah photo booth @ Hillel Lounge
Sep 26 all-day
Take a picture in our customized High Holiday photo booth in the lounge. Write down the e-mail addresses of the family members you want to send it to, and we’ll send it along with a[...]
Homing Shabbat Innovation Dinner 6:00 pm
Homing Shabbat Innovation Dinner
Sep 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Homing Shabbat Innovation (HSI) training dinner. HSIs will be learning how to facilitate intimate, discussion-based Shabbat dinners in their own homes.
Erev Rosh Hashanah Service and Dinner 6:00 pm
Erev Rosh Hashanah Service and Dinner
Sep 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Rosh Hashanah program 6-7pm led by Jake and Leora; Dinner 7pm in the Towson Hillel Lounge.
Rosh Hashanah services with Goucher 9:30 am
Rosh Hashanah services with Goucher @ Goucher College
Sep 30 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm
Rosh Hashanah day services will be taking place at Goucher College, in partnership with Goucher Hillel. If you need transportation to Goucher, e-mail Leora Match ( • Morning Service 9:30 a.m. Haebler Chapel, Goucher College[...]