THE JEFF SEIDEL STUDENT CENTER

BEN GURION U* STUDENTS

 *THE JEFF SEIDEL’S STUDENT CENTERS ARE IN NO WAY AFFILIATED WITH BEN GURION UNIVERSITY AND IS NOT EMPOWERED TO ACT AND/OR REPRESENT ITSELF AS ACTING ON BEHALF OF BEN GURION UNIVERSITY IN ANY MATTER WHATSOEVER.

LAURA STIEBEL Director
Laura Stiebel is from Detroit, Michigan but now lives in the Negev with her husband, Moshe, and their son, Gavriel. Laura is a social worker and Moshe is a doctor here in the south of Israel. Laura completed her undergraduate and graduate studies at Yeshiva University in New York. After college she lived in Beersheva for two years while her husband went through medical school at Ben Gurion University of the Negev. Although she took a short break to live and work in Detroit, Michigan, she just couldn’t stay away and made Aliyah in September of 2017 – to Beersheva! Her whole family looks forward to meeting you!

Jeff Seidel Student Center
22a Alexander Yannai St.
Be’er Sheva

Programs for Students at Ben Gurion University

Friday Night Shabbat Dinner

Friday Night Shabbat Dinner

Every Shabbat we host dinner at our student Center giving students an opportunity to socialize and experience an authentic Shabbat experience.

Men’s Chavrusah Night

Men's Chavrusah Night

Throughout the semester we arrange small group learning sessions and one-on-one learning sessions on a variety of topics to give the students an opportunity to learn concepts and texts they were not exposed to in the past.

Weekly Lectures

Lectures

Throughout the semester we organize lectures from top level speakers.

Welcome Back BBQ

Welcome Back BBQ

Opening Orientation BBQ for students. This is important to connect, learn about all we do and get connected in the local community.

Poland Mission Trip

Poland Mission Trip

Every Spring-semester we conduct a student mission to Poland for the overseas students studying at Hebrew University, Tel Aviv University and Ben Gurion University. Our student mission is led by one of the premier educators of Yad Vashem, Ms. Hazy Flint. The four day mission includes traveling to several of the Concentration Camps including Treblinka, Majdanek & Auschwitz. Shabbat is in Krakow enabling the students to see a once vibrant city that was filled with Jewish life and is now desolate.

Prague Mission Trip

Prague Mission Trip

During the fall academic semester, we conducted a Shabbaton in Prague for 26 students from our 3 University Centers. Our three day Shabbaton combines the Jewish Historical sites such as the Maharal Synagogue and the Terezin (Theresienstadt) Concentration Camps, as well as the Prague Castle and the Charles Bridge.

Italy Student Mission

Italy Student Mission

An amazing opportunity, we will explore Jewish history in Rome.

Yom Haatzmaut BBQ

Yom Haatzmaut BBQ

Gan Sacher in Jerusalem is the place to be on Yom Haatzmaut and our BBQ is the largest in Gan Sacher with over 300 attendees.

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Events

  • AEPI Events
  • Superbowl Party
  • Delicious Dinners
  • Student Mission to Poland

Student Center Services

  • Kayaking
  • Challah Baking
  • Internet Access