Hillel at Kent State to host Homecoming Shabbat

Emily Wilbur

Kent State’s Hillel will host a Homecoming Shabbat event for students and staff members on Friday at 5 p.m.

Harvey Sass, interim executive director at Hillel, said the Shabbat consists of a social gathering, as well as a Sabbath meal and service.

During Shabbat, students can go to the Cohn Jewish Student Center to take a break from school and work, Sass said.

According to Hillel’s website, the organization’s mission is to “enrich the lives of Jewish undergraduate and graduate students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world.”

Shabbat services are held on Friday nights at Cohn Jewish Student Center and consist of themes.


September 30- Homecoming Shabbat

October 7- Theme TBD

October 21- Sukkot Shabbat

November 4- Rock the Vote Shabbat

November 18- Gratitude Shabbat

December 9- End of Semester Shabbat

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Emily Wilbur is a religion reporter, contact her at [email protected]