Hopkins is going to Israel in January 2016
For the first time ever, you can begin to sign up for our Taglit-birthright Israel trip NOW!  Go to www.freeisraeltrip.org/go  to jump start your sign up process.  You will be able to complete registration on September 8, 2015.
The Hopkins campus trip will leave from JFK on January 4 and return on January 15. More details and the specific literary  will be available soon!

Enjoy this slide show from the 2014-2015 school year!

Many thanks to intern Michelle Edelson ‘15 for putting it together and helping with the Annual Meeting.


We look forward to meeting you and welcoming you to campus in August.  If you’re on campus, stop by and say hello!
Stay tuned for information about our Orientation events and please let us know how we can help you get settled.

Meet The New Hillel Staffers

Marisa Obuchowski is Hopkins Hillel’s new Director of Jewish Student Life.

11050634_10152940189401359_1944983481009925439_nMarisa is excited to be stepping into her new role as part of the Hopkins Hillel team. Following her graduation from Ohio Wesleyan University, Marisa spent time in Tel Aviv on a long-term Masa program learning, working, traveling and exploring Israel.The past three years she has worked in Baltimore, combining her love of Judaism with her background in graphic design and marketing. In her free time, you can find Marisa swimming laps at the pool, sampling local restaurants, hanging out with friends, or visiting her family in Florida. Marisa can’t wait to meet and work with all of our students beginning this fall. Marisa will be starting at Hopkins Hillel at the beginning of August.  We all look forward to welcoming her and getting to know her.



 Meet our New JLIC Couple: David and Jenny Eckstein

10632842_10152940189481359_2929163122023801257_nDavid Eckstein has served as Director, Community Engagement at the Manhattan Jewish Experience (MJE) in New York City. He has also served as a Presidential Fellow for Yeshiva University’s Center for the Jewish Future, rabbinic intern at Anshe Shalom B’nai Israel Congregation of Chicago, as well as other Jewish organizations.

Jenny Eckstein was born and raised on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. She attended Midreshet Moriah seminary in Israel, Stern College, and received her masters degree for speech language pathology at CW Post. She currently works in a clinic, helping adults with developmental disabilities communicate.  Jenny has been an active volunteer with many Jewish organizations including Camp Hasc, Keren Or and the Manhattan Jewish Experience. Jenny and David are both thrilled and excited to be joining the Johns Hopkins community.