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Heritage & Health Series Program

Jewish Heritage Month Star of David Banner

January 2020 JHM Events

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DAY & DATE EVENT DESCRIPTION
Monday-Thursday
JAN. 6-9

WELCOME WEEK

Campus Center Dining Room (2201); 8 a.m.–Noon

Visit the 2020 New Year’s Week of Welcome (WOW) Booth during week one of winter for a taste of Jewish Heritage Month. Enjoy coffee, tea, bagels, and grape juice!

Wednesday JAN. 8

COLLEGE HOUR OPENING CEREMONY

Campus Center Dining Room (2201); 12 noon-1 p.m.
Let’s celebrate the start of Jewish Heritage Month with falafel and a Jewish DJ!

Wednesday JAN. 15

CLUB DAY

Campus Center Dining Room (2201); 12 noon-1 p.m.
Stop by Club Day to check out  our more than 70 clubs, including the Student Supporting Israel (SSI) club booth, to learn how to play dreidel and the Birthright Booth! There will be falafel, too.

Tuesday JAN. 21

HISTORY OF ANTISEMITISM IN AMERICAN LITERATURE

Hearthside Lounge (2313); 9-9:50 a.m.

Foothill College English Instructor Dr. Scott Lankford will speak about the long and daunting history of Antisemitism in American literature — including such beloved classics as Uncle Tom’s Cabin and The Great Gatsby.

Thursday
JAN. 23
Moved to Tuesday Jan. 28

KRAV MAGA: SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING

Hearthside Lounge (2313); Noon-1 p.m.
Krav Maga Instructor David Kadosh will teach how to defend yourself using the Israeli martial art of Krav Maga.

Monday JAN. 27

FILM SCREENING: HOLOCAUST ESCAPE TUNNEL 

Hearthside Lounge (2313); 1-2 p.m.

Join us while we watch "Holocaust Escape Tunnel," a documentary about a group of archaeologists who discover a tunnel near Vilnius, Lithuania, which served as an escape route for Jews fleeing the Nazis during World War II.

Monday JAN. 27

HEALTHY BOUNDARIES WORKSHOP


Field Trip to  Hillel of Silicon Valley, 44 S 11th St, San Jose 7-9 p.m.

Shalom Bayit, the Bay Area’s premier center for domestic violence prevention and response within the Jewish community, will be having a workshop designed for students about healthy boundaries in relationships and dating.

To participate, contact Erin at ortizerin@fhda.edu by Jan. 24 for a field trip form.

Tuesday
JAN. 28

KRAV MAGA: SELF-DEFENSE TRAINING

Hearthside Lounge (2313); Noon-1 p.m.
Krav Maga Instructor David Kadosh will teach how to defend yourself using the Israeli martial art of Krav Maga.

Wednesday JAN. 29

CLOSING CEREMONY

Campus Center Dining Hall (2201); 12-1 p.m.
Join us for our official Jewish Heritage Month College Hour Closing Ceremony for this incredible month. There will be booths celebrating the international Jewish experience.

Campus Center Building

Questions?
We're Here to Help!

Heritage Month Planning

650.949.7060


ortizerin@foothill.edu


Campus Center, Room 2008

All events are free admission and sponsored by the ASFC OwlCard Student ID
and are part of the Heritage & Health Series Service Leadership Program.

Co-sponsored by Foothill Jewish Student Union and Hillel of Silicon Valley.

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