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Chanukkah 2009 at Wesleyan!

Please join the Wesleyan Jewish Community for nightly candle lighting this Chanukkah. Every night, we will celebrate the holiday with special snacks and other fun activities. The holiday begins Friday, December 11th, with candle lighting in the Bayit at 6PM. The schedule for the rest of the holiday is as follows:

Saturday 12/12: Zelnick Pavilion at 5PM
Sunday 12/13: Olin Library Lobby at 7PM
Monday 12/14: Nic Lounge at 7PM
Tuesday 12/15: Usdan Lobby at 7PM
Wednesday 12/16: Butt C Lounge at 7PM
Thursday 12/17: Fauver Fishbowl at 7PM
Friday 12/18: Bayit at 7PM

Date: Dec. 11 – Dec. 18
Time: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Place: Different Location Each Night

Sukkot events in Foss Hill Sukkah

sukkah250Sukkot events are happening all week, centered around the bamboo Sukkah at the top of Foss Hill, which was designed by the Architecture II class:

Sukkah Programming this Week!

Come sleep in the Sukkah and discover the hidden secrets of Sukkot. Secrets like food, singing, hanging out, and being cold. Next Thursday, 10/8, evening until morning, top of Foss Hill. Come for the long haul or just drop in as you walk home for the night…and again when you’re walking to class the next morning.

  • Saturday, 10/3 1pm Sukkah Dedication Allbritton Center 311
  • Monday 10/5 Pizza in the Hut 6:15pm
  • Thursday 10/8 Sukkah sleepover

Contact Dan (dkieval@wes) if you have questions or ideas or

Date: Oct. 2 – Oct. 9
Time: 7:30 PM – 10:00 AM
Place: The Sukkah!

Bagel Brunch at the Bayit

goldie-lox-3-bagelsFrom Jewish Renaissance Fellows Franni Paley ’10, Rachel Levenson ’12, Rachel Santiago ’12 and Rachel Merzel ’12:

Want a say in the ’09-’10 events in the Jewish community? Enjoy delicious, free food? We have the perfect event for you:

Come eat free bagels and schmooze with the WesJews before classes and the craziness of the year begins.

All are welcome! Check out the WesJews blog.

Date: Sept. 7
Time: Noon – 2:30 PM
Place: The Bayit (157 Church)

Surveys, submissions, magazines, and more

Take the Unlocked Magazine Sex Survey II.

[Via Shannon Sun-Higginson ’10.]

Ad-Lit is accepting poetry submissions. All are encouraged to send their work to rcarpman@wes by Monday, April 20.

[Via Rachel Carpman ’10.]

The Wesleyan Jewish Community (WesJews) has a new blog. It has news and events related to Jewish life at Wes.

[Via David Baranger ’10.]

The Second Stage staff application deadline has been extended to Friday, April 17.

[Via Laura Shapiro ’10.]

Armchair/Shotgun, a New York-based literary magazine founded by Wesleyan alums, is seeking short fiction, nonfiction, and poetry for its inaugural issue. The debut will feature an interview with Jonathan Lethem, as well as pieces from whiskey-swilling, foul-mouthed, up-and-coming writers. Visit armchairshotgun.com for more info.

[Via John Cusick.]

Long Lane Farm needs acoustic musical acts for its May Day Celebration on Saturday, May 2. Contact Aaron Greenberg ’11 (aegreenberg@wes) or Alex Ketchum ’12 (aketchum@wes) as soon as possible.