Share and borrow your stuff! Have any items you're willing to share with others in the community? In need of some item that someone else might have posted? People don't realize how much they have to offer. The Gemach includes everything from air mattresses and sleeping bags to smaller things like Tylenol, hair dryers, pots, books, batteries....the list goes on and on.
To add things that you could lend, find something you would like to borrow, or just check out the Gemach, click here.
For more information, contact Jacob Agi.
The Hillel at Brandeis University provides a rich and vibrant Jewish life on campus cultivating multiple venues for participation and involvement. Hillel encompasses over 2,000 Jewish students, one of the most dynamic and influential Jewish campus communities in the world. Hillel’s vast array of programs take place every day in various locations across the Brandeis campus, and Hillel’s student lounge, located in the Usdan Student Center, is the focal point of Hillel’s activities on campus and serves as the central location for Hillel’s formal student meetings and informal gatherings.
To learn more about the Brandies Hillel, visit their site here.
To learn more about Hillel International, click here.
To check the status of the eruv dial 781-736-ERUV (781-736-3788) or from any phone or x63788 from any campus phone.
The Boundaries of the Eruv are as follows:
Everything within the Peripheral Road is within the eruv.
Every quad except for Grad is within the eruv.
X-lot is outside of the eruv.
T-lot, Spingold, Slosberg, The Rose Art Museum and Sachar are all within the eruv.
The athletic field and Gosman are within the eruv.
On South Street, the eruv extends on both sides, from the edge of the Foster Mods until the start of R-lot (R-lot is within the eruv).
For a map of the Eruv, click here.
To help check the Eruv, please contact Eli Katzen.
Orthodox Campus Coalition (OCC)
BOO is an active member of the OCC, Orthodox Campus Coalition. The OCC is comprised of the large Orthodox communities on college campuses in the US. Its goals are to promote communication and networking among leaders of various Orthodox campus communities with the purpose of sharing ideas, to facilitate inter-campus social programming, and to promote and facilitate dialogue, communication, and discussion concerning issues of relevance for our communities.
Near Eastern and Judaic Studies at Brandeis
The Department of Near Eastern and Judaic Studies bears a proud tradition of scholarly excellence in both of the fields it embraces: the history, languages, and cultures of the ancient Near East and the modern Middle East, and the study of the Jewish people, including its history, religion, literature, and place in civilization.