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Hillel Programming and Activities at the GA
In addition to regular GA programming, Hillel supplemented the experience with training modules and sessions geared specifically for students. Hillel participation included:
Confronting Israel's Delegitimizers: The Jewish Community Responds This session included Erez Cohen, Israel Fellow, Hillel at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Presentation of the Philip H. and Susan Rudd Cohen Student and Campus Exemplar of Excellence Awards.
Global Day of Jewish Learning Event, facilitated by Hillel professionals and featuring remarks from Hillel President Wayne L. Firestone.
Late Night for students with Hillel President Wayne L. Firestone.
Student Career Networking Breakfast Roundtables
GA Day of Service
Volunteering Through Disaster: Jewish Volunteerism Over the Past Five Years Including a presentation by Rabbi Ari Israel, Executive Director, University of Maryland Hillel.
What's Jewish About Jewish Service Learning? Featuring Rabbi Will Berkovitz, former executive director of Hillel at the University of Washington and currently vice president of partnerships and rabbi in residence, Repair the World, and Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg, Senior Jewish Educator, Tufts University Hillel
Tulane University and Tulane Hillel Reception with President Scott Cowen
Student Breakfast Roundtables and Resource Fair
The Innovation Imperative: New Ways to Build Jewish Community to Engage the "Next Generation" featuring Bev Shimansky, director, Jewish student life, Hillel Montreal
International Lion of Judah Conference, Hillel: Building Jewish Leaders Throughout the World featuring Adva Elkabetz, Israel fellow, Cornell Hillel; Pnina Falego-Gadai, director, Tel Aviv University Hillel; Reva Gorelick, Hillel Jewish University Center of Pittsburgh, Marcia Polisuk Kelner, director of development, Hillel Latin America; chair: Carol Wise, New Orleans, LA
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