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Junior Noam Halpern, seniors Alana Weiser and Micah Davis build Sukkahs out of snacks at JSU, Thursday Oct. 13. JSU meets Thursdays in room B238

JSU celebrates Sukkot

Jessie Belen and Cianny Belen October 17, 2022

The Sukkot holiday is week long and happens every year in the fall starting October 9th through the 16th. It's a way to celebrate the learning roots of the Jewish culture and reunite with those roots. Isabel...

Juniors Isabel Nathan and Ruby Livon fill out papers for a game during a Jewish Student Union meeting. The club meets every Thursday.

Jewish Student Union builds community

Maren Wilsey, Lola Powers, and Cianny Belen February 16, 2022

In these trying times, having a supportive community is more important than ever, according to Jewish Student Union (JSU) director Mindy Daitchman. Daitchman said the club provides a valuable community...

Sophomores Asher Shertok, Jonah Kaufman, Isaac Israel and junior Eli Kaufman make dreidels at the Dec. 2 JSU meeting. Club members also ate snacks and learned about Hanukkah during the meeting.

JSU welcomes back members

Adam Gips and Aidan Shafton December 27, 2021

After not being able to meet last year due to COVID-19, Jewish Student Union (JSU) adviser Mindy Daitchman said this year had gotten off to a slow start.  “We weren’t able to start at the beginning...

Senior Nechama Buchbinder and junior Shaqued Ben-Harush make hamantashen. During the JSU eeting March 14, students celebrated Purim by making hamantashen with different fillings.

JSU celebrates Purim

Jewish Student Union president senior Leila Raymond said she attended every annual Purim celebration meeting in the last four years, which the club celebrates by eating a Jewish pastry that symbolizes...

Associate director of education at Jewish National Fund Amy Cytron gives a talk to students in the Jewish Student Union March 7. Cytron talked about Israeli inventions and other facts about Israel to students in attendance.

Jewish Student Union hosts speaker on Israel

The Jewish Student Union welcomed guest speaker Amy Cytron who discussed an opportunity to travel to Israel, according to club leader senior Leila Raymond.   “We started off by doing our usual programming...

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