UNR Hille Update

I am very pleased to inform you that Liza Abrams, a Senior at UNR and President of Hillel of Northern Nevada, has been appointed a Student Representative to the Board of Directors of Hillel International.  

Liza’s appointment comes as a result of her tremendous leadership and commitment …

LEADS Retreat - The 1st Step in our Journey

A perfect way to start a Jewish new year:

  • Wake up really early on Sunday (8:30 considered really early on a day off),
  • Put on really (not comfortable, but who cares) fabulous high hills,
  • Drive 20 min to a futuristic building with night club lights.

All of this to spend 3 hours of my li…


The 3rd Annual JCC Kosher BBQ was a huge success as more than 1,000 community members came out for a fun day of food, festivities and fun at Temple Beth Sholom…as well as to “taste” the BBQ specialties of more than a dozen teams! 

Kol HaKavod to Leonard Stone, President of the JCC;…

JewEL Softball Team Takes a Win!

As Major League Baseball prepare for another Fall Classic with the playoffs starting last week, there was a heightened sense of excitement amongst the JewEL Ducks upon arriving at the field  Monday night.

With only 3 returning Ducks from last season, the first few games were everything but…

Dr. Leonard Saxe Presentation: What We Can Learn From Birthright Israel

Dr. Leonard Saxe recently presented to members of the Las Vegas Jewish Community about American Jewish Life and our relationship with Israel. The presentation considered the findings from the Pew study, along with more recent research with those who apply and participate in Birthright Israe…