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Archive for October, 2010

Tickets are still available for the Beta Eskesta Dance Troupe, who are performing just one night in Seattle on their international tour! You won’t want to miss this group’s amazing energy and beautiful artistry.

The dance troupe, which is based in Haifa, is made up exclusively of Israelis of Ethiopian descent. This is an incredible opportunity to experience Ethiopian-Jewish culture. Don’t miss this one-night-only performance at Benaroya Hall on October 18 at 7pm.

Tickets are just $15 for general admission and $10 for seniors and students.

Click here to purchase tickets to this exciting event!

The Beta Dance Troupe has appeared in both in Israel and abroad to enthusiastic reviews. To learn more, please

From Talcott Broadhead, OSAP Coordinator:

“Free Self Defense Course


October 14th, 8-9 PM, HCC

This free self-defense class is open to all students, staff and faculty.
The class teaches both physical self-defense moves as well as fear and intuition acknowledgment. ”

In safety,


Come join the Evergreen Hillel as we discuss what urged Abraham to journey to a new land leaving his family behind. We will be drawing parallels to our own lives, and with what brought each of us to Olympia. Please come and share your story with us! Feel free to bring food, either for yourself or to share.

Sem II E2105, 2:30-3:30pm
Wednesday, October 13

For questions, please email

This Fall, the Evergreen Hillel is offering a chance for interested students to learn to read Hebrew for free. This five week course will take place Friday evenings, beginning 4pm this Friday,  in Sem II E2105. A vegetarian Shabbat potluck (Also free) will follow each lesson. The potlucks begin at about 5:30.

Come this Friday evening, and see if this learning opportunity is for you!
For more information, please email

Hey everyone,
Just a check-in with everyone, who all is planning on attending Shabbat in the City, the Second City Chamber series Israeli/Jewish music concert this coming Friday, the 8th of October? Remember, tickets are just $5 each for the first 28 students, and after that it goes up to $10 per student, and we need our counts soon. Keep telling your friends, acquaintances, random people that seem interesting know about the concert and our shabbat/small kiddush planned before the concert at the Annie Wright School in Tacoma.
RSVP to by Monday evening.
Best regards,