As Jews around the world celebrate the beginning of the new year in the Jewish calendar, Rabba Amalia reflects, “The honey we taste on Rosh Hashanah is the culmination of an incredible landscape of blessing; the soil, the flowers, the rain, the nectar, and the bees. My hope for the new year is that we are also tasting a small moment of the blessings to come this year.”
Hillel International professionals travel all over the U.S. and the world to interact with Jewish students; visiting campus Hillels, staffing Birthright Israel trips, and running immersive experiences throughout the summer. On this particular trip to Israel, Hillel International staff members attended a unique event that brought together 5,000 Jewish American high school students who were […]
College students across the country are headed back to school. At the University of Central Florida (UCF) and at New York University (NYU), two sisters are kicking off the school year as brand new Hillel staff members. Melina Ramirez, Engagement Manager at UCF Hillel, and Sofie Ramirez, Springboard Innovation Fellow at NYU Hillel, are excited to welcome students back to campus and to continue their own Hillel journeys.
Dear Friends, Earlier this month, Hillel International brought together nearly 200 Jewish students from around the world to participate in our inaugural Global Student Assembly (GSA). The four-day convening focused on leadership, community building, and creating innovative Jewish experiences, providing student leaders with the tools to grow and nurture their Jewish communities back on campus. To live […]
The Pew Charitable Trusts Awards Hillel International Funding to Increase Efforts to Confront Antisemitism on Campuses
Today Hillel International announced that it received a $500,000 grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts in support of its Campus Climate Initiative (CCI), which partners with university administrators to address antisemitism on college campuses.
Dylan Hammerman and Rebecca Weiss are on their way home from a weekend of connection, learning, and celebrating with almost 200 fellow student leaders at Hillel International’s Global Student Assembly (GSA).
Hillel International Initiative to Confront Antisemitism on College Campuses Welcomes 10 New Schools
Fifty colleges and universities across the U.S. now participating in Hillel International’s landmark Campus Climate Initiative to promote inclusion for Jewish students
Hillel’s New Professionals Institute is held every year at Washington University in St. Louis (WashU) for all new staff members in the Hillel movement. It is an opportunity for new professionals to connect with their peers from all over the world and to learn about the skills and values that make Hillel the largest and most inclusive Jewish campus organization in the world.
Tisha B’Av, the ninth day of the Jewish month of Av, is recognized as the saddest day on the Jewish calendar. It is a day of mourning for tragedies across Jewish history, most particularly the destruction and loss of the first and second Temple and Jerusalem nearly 2,000 years ago.
HUC-JIR and Hillel International to Continue Partnership into 2024, Expanding Educational Opportunities and Alumni Engagement for Hillel Professionals
Today, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) and Hillel International announced that their joint effort to help build the pipeline of the next generation of Jewish leaders will continue through June 2024.