Movember Wind Down

Movember is coming to an end. We wanted to update you from our initial post about Team Hillel.

Movember Team Hillel

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Eat Your Chocolate Heart Out

In collaboration with Aroma Yonge and Eglinton, last night we hosted an Israeli chocolate tasting night. With over 100 people inside and more hopefully waiting to get in, the night was a hit!

Don’t worry if you missed it…we are planning a second one. Check back for the date!

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What is the Al Tirah/Fear Not Movement?

This year, anger, fear, contempt, cynicism, racial tension and religious discrimination have all bled into the country’s political and cultural fabric. Americans are despairing at the rise of John Birchesque figures like Glenn Beck; the hateful rhetoric and actions targeting Muslims, immigrants, gays, Obama and other political and philanthropic leaders; the severe economic challenges facing the country. They are despairing at the limitations of the leaders they elected to create change.

When the heroes of biblical times despaired, God would speak to them. “Al Tirah! Fear Not!” God commanded. Good advice then, good advice now.

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