UNC Charlotte's Hillel, also known as the Jewish Student Association, took the unprecedented step of being host to a statewide Shabbat in Charlotte. The event, which welcomed students from the Carolinas and other states, offered Jewish students the opportunity to meet and network with new people.
"I was so pleased with the turn out," said UNCC Hillel President Sarah Fisher, as ten regional colleges and universities were represented at the Levine Jewish Community Center Friday night. "That is really incredible. We had hoped for a good turnout, but the attendance exceeded that amount."
The event brought together students from North Carolina State, UNC-Chapel Hill, UNC-Asheville, UNC-Greensboro, Winthrop University, Johnson and Wales University and more.
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