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Stef & Dan. How UW Hillel Has Made a Difference in Our Lives. Where I Came From. The void after Bar Mitzvah Arrived in Seattle at age 26 Ambivalent about Judaism Needed a place for High-Holidays Found much more…. My Reconnection. Hillel reached out to me: Grad’s Plus Hike

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Stef & Dan

How UW Hillel Has Made a Difference in Our Lives


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Where I Came From

  • The void after Bar Mitzvah

  • Arrived in Seattle at age 26

  • Ambivalent about Judaism

  • Needed a place for High-Holidays

  • Found much more…


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My Reconnection

  • Hillel reached out to me: Grad’s Plus Hike

  • Grads-plus board member: giving back

  • Made friends and built Jewish community

  • 9 years later – still have same friends!

    • Started on same day as Dan Cory

  • I helped start a Jewish hiking group…


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The Wandering Jews

  • One Grads-Plus hike

  • We were new here…

    …We wanted more

  • We started a group

  • 300 members at height

  • Many lifetime partnerships

  • Many children



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The Biggest Impact Hillel Had

  • Dan wanted more Jewish activities

  • Stef started undergrad drama group

    Stef needed a designer

    Stef found Dan…

    …Dan was happy to be found

  • Many late nights:

    • Building and painting sets

    • Bonfires on the beach…


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Hillel Continues to Enrich Our Life

  • We make Shabbat special and social

  • Deliberate Judaism

    • Grappling with Kashroot

    • How will we raise our kids?

  • Continuing involvement

    • Tz’dakah

    • Learning

    • Joined a shul: Kol HaNeshama



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What We Gained From Hillel

  • Life-path changing

  • Life-long friendships

  • Hillel extends beyond the building


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What Makes UW Hillel Special

  • Innovative & nurturing programs

    • Spontaneous connections

    • Personal initiative

  • Hillel gives us power to define Judaism

    • Joining a synagogue

    • Negotiating our own path

    • Reaching out to more people

  • Rabbi Dan! (of course)


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What UW Hillel Means to Us

  • Relevance

  • Connection

  • Belonging

  • Spontaneous

  • Inclusiveness

  • Learning

  • Joy


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