Rutgers Hillel offers Shabbat to Go
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Rutgers Hillel offers Shabbat to Go

Rabbi Esther Reed, right, the senior associate director for Jewish Campus Life at Rutgers Hillel, the Eva and Arie Halpern Hillel House on the Wilf Family Campus, organized a Shabbat to Go project with Rutgers Hillel students. With her, from left, are JJ Rosenblum of West Orange, Jonathan Linder and Max Lightman, both of Teaneck, Robert Samuel of Long Branch, and Jason Blatt of Highland Park. (Courtesy Rutgers Hillel)
Rabbi Esther Reed, right, the senior associate director for Jewish Campus Life at Rutgers Hillel, the Eva and Arie Halpern Hillel House on the Wilf Family Campus, organized a Shabbat to Go project with Rutgers Hillel students. With her, from left, are JJ Rosenblum of West Orange, Jonathan Linder and Max Lightman, both of Teaneck, Robert Samuel of Long Branch, and Jason Blatt of Highland Park. (Courtesy Rutgers Hillel)

Every Friday, Rutgers Hillel distributes free Shabbat to Go boxes to Rutgers students who sign up in advance. The packages include tea lights, grape juice, mini challah rolls, papers with Shabbat rituals and blessings, a dinner with a meat main dish, vegetable side dish, and kugel, and a dvar Torah from one of the rabbis on Hillel’s staff.

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