Hillel's Passover pamphlet "Crunch This".
Tens of thousands of Jewish college students will spend this Saturday night with Hillel as Hillels around the world provide Passover seders that cater to their individual interests. Among the highlights: a seder at the University of Washington that explores contemporary slavery, a chocolate seder, and, for the first time, a seder in Rome.
Generous donors have contributed more than $13,000 online to enable students to participate in seders on their campuses. The monies raised by Hillel’s Charles and Lynn Schusterman International Center will be distributed to donor-designated campuses. And it’s not too late to sponsor a student: Donors can contribute onlilne at http://hillel.kintera.org/givelocally
Jewish students studying abroad from across Europe will celebrate their seder in the historic Jewish community of Rome thanks to Hillel's Outstanding Student Initiatives grants and Taglit-Birthright Israel: Birthright Israel NEXT. Sammy Auerbach and Jason Leivenberg, Taglit-Birthright Israel alumni and students from UC Berkeley Hillel, will host over 100 students at a Jewish Community Center in Rome. The students will be joined by Senior Jewish Educator Rabbi Jon Kelsen from Pardes in Israel.
Hillel at University of Washington will be hosting several themed seders on both the first and second night, including a seder incorporating Passover traditions of Jewish of the world; a women's seder and a chocolate seder.
Not able to commit to a full-length seder? St. Louis Hillel at Washington University offers the In & Out of Egypt Quick Seder, described as a short and speedy seder. In addition, St. Louis Hillel will offer several traditional seders including Reform and Conservative seders.
Hillel at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will also be hosting its own "quickie" seder for the student-on-the-go, everything you love in 60 minutes or less. Graduate students, environmentalists and those yearning for a homestyle Passover will also have their own seders to choose attend.
In honor of Penn State University's annual Blue-White Weekend, Penn State Hillel will help Jewish parents and alumni balance their passion for Penn State football with their commitment to celebrating the holiday by opening its doors to all host anyone in town for the weekend's festivities.
Following a two-year hiatus, student leaders of the Appalachian State Hillel decided to bring a Passover Seder back to their campus in order to share the tradition with their campus and community.
Every year Southern Methodist University Hillel hosts an interfaith Passover Seder, inviting students of all faiths to join the SMU Hillel community for an evening full of tradition, food and learning opportunities.
Keshet, the GLBTQ group at Indiana University will be holding a Queer Seder that explores the queer Jewish experience.