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Weekend Distractions CXXIII

Thursday, October 2nd, 2014

8:00pm – Lively Lucy’s Open Mic Night @ Falstaff’s
8:00pm – CFSGR Presents: ConsentFest! @ The Spa
8:00pm – Frances Stelloff Lecture: Jamaica Kincaid @ Gannett
8:00pm – Tsou Music Scholar Series: Dr. Maureen Mahon @ Zankel

3:00pm – Acoustic Ecology @ The Tang
4:00pm – Women’s Volleyball vs. Rochester Institute of Technology
8:00pm – Yom Kippur Evening Service @ The JKB

10:00am – Yom Kippur Morning Service @ The JKB
12:00pm – Women’s Volleyball vs. Rochester Institute of Technology
2:00pm – Field Hockey vs. Vassar College
3:00pm – Men’s Soccer vs. St. Lawrence University
4:00pm – Women’s Volleyball vs. Clarkson University

1:30pm – Skidprov @ Filene
11:00am-5:00pm – Falstaff’s Coffee House @ Falstaff’s

Missing something? Let us know in the comments!

Yom Kippur Schedule

Tuesday, September 25th, 2012


For those of you observing the ancient Israelite tradition of complaining about how hungry you are during Yom Kippur, Hillel and the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life have you covered on the atonin’ front:

Tuesday, September 25

  • Evening Service in JKB Theater @ 8pm

Wednesday, September 26

  • Day Services in JKB Theater @ 10am
  • Break Fast in Location TBD

For the non-observant/goyim: it’s karaoke night at the Alley. Remember to thank your Jewish friends for the day off.

Thoughts on the SEC/Hillel Debacle

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

Look, far be it from me to ignite a firestorm of internet controversy, but I have a few things to say about the ugly affair between SEC and Skidmore Hillel. As most of you probably know, SEC has scheduled the Big Show on October 7, which is the very date that Yom Kippur falls on this year. Unsurprisingly, the Jews of Skidmore are pretty livid.

Yom Kippur is the day of atonement, when Jews fast and pray. It’s a time for quiet reflection on a year’s worth of sins. This October, observant students are in the unsavory predicament of being forced to choose between their religion and a campus-wide social event that occurs once a semester.

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