Find the dates of all the upcoming holidays on the 2020 or 2021 Jewish Holiday Calendar
Sukkot takes place September 20-27, 2021. Hillel builds and decorates its own Sukkah which is available for all to enjoy and use throughout the holiday. Hillel also has a lulav and etrog on hand during the holiday.
Hanukkah takes place November 28-December 6, 2021. Hillel hosts a variety of Hanukkah activities which will be updated on the Calendar of Events. Hillel is known for its amazing latkes! Candles and hanukkiot (menorahs) are also available at Hillel.
Purim events are determined by students each year and usually involve Hamentashen baking and a Purim dinner.
Passover takes place March 27-April 4, 2021. Hillel's Passover programs will be announced closer to the date. In previous years, Hillel has hosted a Passover Seder and provided kosher-for-Passover meals and programming throughout the week of the holiday.
URI Hillel holds a number of annual events to commemorate the Holocaust. Yom HaShoah begins the evening of April 7, 2021. Hillel plants a Field of Flags on campus, as well as hosting speakers, showing films and sponsoring other events.
Yom HaAtzmaut-Israel Independence Day
Yom HaAtzmaut, Israel Independence Day begins the evening of April 14, 2021. Events will be posted as they are scheduled.