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Video of Jerusalem’s New Light Rail by Josh Marks

September 7th, 2011 · No Comments

Check out this Video of Jerusalem’s new light rail made by GMU Hillel Alum Josh Marks.  

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Meet & Greet 9/7, 7:30pm, George’s

September 6th, 2011 · No Comments

Please join us for a meet and greet with Yael Ingel, Wed., Sept. 7 7:30-8:30pm George’s (Johnson Center 3rd floor)
More info may be found on the Facebook event page.

We’ll also be having an Israel Trip info session for the Free winter break Israel trip.

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Free Israel Trip Reg. Opens 9/14

August 23rd, 2011 · No Comments

With Fall Semester right around the corner there are a bunch of great opportunities to get involved, meet other awesome Jewish students, and yes the rumors are true, a free 10 day trip to Israel… FOR FREE! Taglit-Birthright Israel: Hillel Trip is happening this winter break. If you have never been to Israel on an organized peer trip before and are a Jewish student between the ages of 18-26 this is the trip for you. Registration opens September 14 at 10am and you can sign up for a reminder email at now!

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Help find Lauren Spierer

August 18th, 2011 · No Comments

Help find Lauren Spierer!




Lauren Spierer is an Indiana University student who has been missing since June 3. Please help increase awareness. Link for more info:

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Welcome Yael Ingel

August 2nd, 2011 · No Comments

Mason Hillel is thrilled and excited to welcome Yael Ingel, our 2011-12 Israel Fellow, to our GMU community.  Yael comes to us with a great eagerness to learn about GMU and bring her passion for Israel to the entire campus community.  Find out more about Yael here and find her on facebook here.  Please look for her on campus the first week of classes.

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GMU Semester Exchange in Israel

June 29th, 2011 · No Comments

GMU-IDC Exchange Flyer

Spend a semester or an academic year at the Indisciplinary Center, Herzilya, one of the premier universities in Israel. Herziyla is a growing, modern resort city of about 85,000 inhabitants on the Central Coast of Israel, and is located about 15 km north of Tel Aviv. Students participating in this exchange have the opportunity to learn about Israel and the Middle East firsthand and experience Israel as Israelis do. Students learn side by side with their Israeli counterparts and are involved in all aspects of campus life, from the Student Union and volunteer projects to sports and debate teams. See the flyer to find out more or contact Sarah Mournighan, 703-993-2106.

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July 10 Jewish Community Day @ the Nats Game

June 6th, 2011 · No Comments

JEWISH COMMUNITY DAY Presented by Empire Kosher
Come celebrate Jewish Community Day!
Sunday, July 10 vs. Colorado Rockies, 1:35 p.m.

In recognition of the unique heritage of the Jewish community, join the Nationals and Empire Kosher Foods for Jewish Community Day at Nationals Park on July 10. (more…)

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AXUM to Perform @ Israel Street Festival

May 20th, 2011 · No Comments

AXUM to Perform @ Israel Street Festival this Sunday, May 22, 2011 – 2:00PM
Fairfax Corner Shopping Center, Fairfax, VA.

“Piteom Banu” by Axum @ Tel-Aviv Hummus

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Israel Street Festival – Sun. May 22

May 17th, 2011 · No Comments

Israel Street Festival Banner

Israel Street FestivalSunday, May 22, 2011
Food: noon-5pm
Activities: 1pm-5pm

Israeli film, “Lost Islands”: 5:15pm, Rave Fairfax Corner 14

Fairfax Corner, 11900 Palace Way, Fairfax, Virginia
(Monument Drive between Wegman’s and the Government Center)

Entertainment by Axum,
An Ethiopian-Yemenite-Israeli Reggae Group

Click here for directions to Fairfax Corner.

Entertainment Highlights

  • Axum – an Ethiopian-Yemenite-Israeli reggae group
  • Krav Maga, self-defense demonstration
  • Hora DC, Israeli dance performance group
  • JCCNV Dance Company, performing to Israeli music
  • Gesher Makeylah and The Gesher Klezmer Players
  • Israeli sing-along with Shirat Beth Emeth and Olam Tikvah Chorale
  • Kol Nova Youth Choir

Activities Highlights

  • Visit a Bedouin tent
  • Drumming circle
  • Karaoke
  • Israeli arts fair and shuk (marketplace)
  • Face painting and balloon artists
  • Israeli food by Shaul’s (available for purchase)
  • Get Your Message to the Kotel – virtually or by courier!
  • much, much more!

Download the flier here

For information on the festival or to become a sponsor, contact Laurie Albert, at (703) 537.3064 or To volunteer, e-mail (more…)

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