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Shalom!

The Madrichim (Student Life Staff) are so excited to welcome you to Israel in a few days!!!

We know you are busy packing, stressing, and eating your last local delicacies before the summer ulpan and your time in Israel, so here is some information to help you lehiraga (calm down):

Welcome Letters from RIS Madrichim for Mechina Students

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Walk to Campus & Campus Tour 3:00 PM
Walk to Campus & Campus Tour @ Student Village, South Gate
Jan 23 @ 3:00 PM
Walk with us to campus and get orientated! Get the complete tour of Hebrew University’s facilities, including the post office,[...]
General Orientation- MANDATORY 4:30 PM
General Orientation- MANDATORY @ Boyar 100
Jan 23 @ 4:30 PM
General orientation will provide important information about the beginning of your time in Israel. It is MANDATORY for everyone.
Shopping Trip 6:00 PM
Shopping Trip @ Boyar
Jan 23 @ 6:00 PM
Shopping Trip to the Ramot Mall- a new outdoor mall in Jerusalem! This is a great opportunity to buy whatever[...]
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Walk to Campus! 7:30 AM
Walk to Campus! @ Student Village - South Gate
Jan 24 @ 7:30 AM
Just in case yesterday wasn’t enough, the Madrichim will walk you to campus again and take you to the bookstore[...]
Security and Safety Orientation – MANDATORY 1:45 PM
Security and Safety Orientation – MANDATORY @ Boyar 100
Jan 24 @ 1:45 PM
This orientation will focus on safety and security in Israel, as well as basic cultural differences and helpful tips!
Practical Jerusalem Tour – FREE 4:00 PM
Practical Jerusalem Tour – FREE @ Student Village - North Gate
Jan 24 @ 4:00 PM
Get to know your way around downtown Jerusalem. Discover some of the best restaurants and nightlife centers in the city,[...]
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RIS UG Friday Night Dinner! 6:00 PM
RIS UG Friday Night Dinner! @ Student Village - North Gate
Jan 25 @ 6:00 PM
Join the Madrichim for a festive Shabbat dinner! Featuring a full Shabbat meal, friends and fun! *Optional Shabbat prayer services[...]
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Shabbat Picnic @ Student Village – FREE 12:30 PM
Shabbat Picnic @ Student Village – FREE @ Student Village on the grass
Jan 26 @ 12:30 PM
A Shabbat Picnic in the Student Village- we will continue to get to know each other in a relaxed atmosphere[...]
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LGBTQ+ Resources Orientation 1:30 PM
LGBTQ+ Resources Orientation @ Boyar 310
Jan 27 @ 1:30 PM
The RIS Diversity & Inclusion Officer (Ira!) will provide information and resources for members of the LGBTQ+ community studying at[...]
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Cultural Adaptation Orientation – MANDATORY 1:45 PM
Cultural Adaptation Orientation – MANDATORY @ Boyar 100
Jan 28 @ 1:45 PM
Living and studying in a new country can be tough! This orientation will discuss potential issues that might arise during[...]
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Mingle with the Madrichim! 6:00 PM
Mingle with the Madrichim! @ TBA
Jan 29 @ 6:00 PM
Meet and get to know the Madrichim and your fellow students! Make new friends! Have a good time! Enjoy some[...]
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