Johnson & Wales University Hillel, the center for Jewish life on campus. Hillel is an integral part of campus social, cultural, educational, political and religious life. Johnson & Wales Hillel provides students with the opportunities to become part of a community and gives students a connection to their Jewish heritage. Overall gives Jewish students a way to meet other Jews on campus. Hillel meets once ever other week and provides many religious, social and cultural programs throughout the year. Traditional religious programs, celebrations, and social and cultural include: €¢ Special holiday services Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur, €¢ Passover Seder, €¢ Chanukah party, €¢ Campus-wide Purim carnival, €¢ Community Service events €¢ Holocaust Speaker €¢ BBQ, Speakers, Apply Picking, Many fun events. €¢ Movies (with Jewish relations), €¢ Monthly Shabbat Services at Brown University Hillel €¢ And Yes, Johnson & Wales does offer kosher meals at ever dinning hall Services: Some students attend the Brown University Hillel, just up the hill from the downtown campus. This provides opportunities for students to meet other Jewish students at BU and RISD. The local Chabad also is another outlet for students to learn about Judaism. The Jewish community at Johnson & Wales is small but growing fast. Our pride is that Johnson & Wales is different in the sudies they offer and interest groups overlap and enrich each other. From business students to culinary students we have students from all over the country. We are proud to say that we will soon to have a kosher culinary program. Students come from a variety of backgrounds, both ideologically and in their Jewish experience. Some students had little connection with Jewish life before entering Johnson & Wales; others made it a central part of their lives. Hillel is not just a religious organization, It also acts as a place for social events, community service events, lectures, discussions, and a place to hang out with your friends on campus,. We are constantly encouraging new people to become involved at every level of Hillel programming on campus.