Category Archives: SoCalJSS

Rabbi Drew Led Monthly “Torah on Tap” Discussions with Beach Hillel in 2014-2015

Over the course of this past academic year, Southern California Jewish Student Service’s rabbi, Rabbi Drew Kaplan, led monthly discussions with students at California State University, Long Beach. Collaborating with Long Beach Hillel, Rabbi Drew led three monthly discussions in … Continue reading

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Rabbi Drew leads discussion at CSUF on Hanukah

Yesterday, SoCalJSS‘s Rabbi Drew Kaplan spoke at California State University, Fullerton (CSUF) on the practices and history of the holiday of Hanukah.  Collaborating with the Hillel Foundation of Orange County, who supplied yummy Krispy Kreme doughnuts and other snacks, the … Continue reading

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Graveyards Discussion

Yesterday,  Rabbi Drew led a discussion on graveyards on-campus at California State University, Long Beach with Beach Hillel.  The discussion topic was very timely, due to the October “spooky” season.  As a “Torah on Tap” discussion, attendees were treated to … Continue reading

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Rabbi Drew Office Hours at CSULB

For this semester, Rabbi Drew Kaplan of Southern California Jewish Student Services (SoCalJSS) will be available on a weekly basis for office hours at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB).  Through a partnership with Long Beach Hillel, Rabbi Drew will … Continue reading

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Mid-December SoCalJSS Newsletter Out!

The Mid-December 2012 SoCalJSS newsletter is now out!  Stories include Bagels, Cream Cheese, Lox & Tefillin with CSULB AEPi, “Torches & Tequilas”, and Sunday Sundaes, amongst others.

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“Torches and Tequilas”

A fundraising event to support the work of Rabbi Drew Kaplan with Southern California Jewish Student Services was held on Sunday to great acclaim. Continuing on the success of October’s “Witches and Whiskies” event, December 9th’s “Torches & Tequilas” featured … Continue reading

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Bagels, Cream Cheese, Lox & Tefillin with CSULB AEPi

The Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi) colony at California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) got together on Friday to learn about a special Jewish practice. The Chi Beta colony of AEPi met up with Southern California Jewish Student Service’s Rabbi Drew … Continue reading

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Witches & Whiskies

A special fundraiser event on Sunday for adults dealt in-depth with the Jewish textual tradition as well as endeavoring to be an introduction to whiskies. “Witches & Whiskies”, which took place on October 21st, was an opportunity to have an … Continue reading

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Taste of Tikkun Olam

On July 22, amidst a tableful of hummus and pita at Bibi’s Bakery & Café, the 2012 Tikkun Olam Institute began. Though our appetizers were delectable, our mouths watered as we ate. Feet away, the tastiest, and “tav”iest, pizza on … Continue reading

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May 2012 Newsletter Available

Covering March and April 2012, the May 2012 newsletter is now available.

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