2001 University of Michigan Hillel
organizes a campus-wide vigil following the attacks of September 11, 2001. 2002
Thousands of Hillel students pledge their solidarity with Israel
on April 15, 2002 in Washington D.C., at the largest rally of its kind in the Capital’s history.
2003 University of North Carolina Hillel
students protest social injustices in Darfur, Sudan. 2004
Since September 2004, Hillel drives
have added over 4,600 new donors to the Gift of Life Bone Marrow Registry. 2005
Hillel students at the Claremont Colleges
learn to make, braid, and bake challah bread, giving rise to the Challah for Hunger program. 2008
Participating in Hillel’s Alternative Spring Break
, students help rebuild in neighborhoods devastated by 2005’s Hurricane Katrina and further damaged by the 2008 hurricane season.
2009 Gallaudet Hillel
Director Paula Tucker (left) and student Carrie St. Cyr present Vice President Joe Biden with a Hillel t-shirt at a Rosh Hashanah reception hosted at his residence in Washington, D.C. 2010 University of Maryland Hillel’
s acappella group, Kol Sasson, performs at the annual White House Chanukah party.
Nearly 200 students from eight Hillel Centers across Israel
assist the Carmel region in its recovery from the summer’s devastating wildfires.
Craigslist founder and philanthropist Craig Newmark includes Hillel’s Ask Big Questions
initiative on his list of “16 People and Organizations Changing the World in 2012.”