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What is the 17th of Tammuz?

The summer months mark the biggest gap between holidays in the Jewish calendar. They also contain the period of time known as the Three Weeks. Beginning with the Fast of the 17th of Tammuz and ending with the Fast of the Ninth of Av, Tisha B’Av, the Three Weeks are a time of mourning and commemoration of historical loss for the Jewish people.

Reflecting on Transformative Trips to Israel

RootOne is an organization that helps thousands of Jewish teens travel to Israel during their high school years. Many of those students go on to become leaders in their campus Hillels. The stories of these transformative trips are a snapshot into what inspires students to become leaders who are proud of their Jewish identities. Stay tuned as we share more of their stories.

Hillel International Announces 2023-2024 Student Cabinet

Hillel International, the world’s largest Jewish campus organization, today announced the 21 members of the 2023-2024 Hillel International Student Cabinet. The selected student leaders will advise Hillel International’s professional staff and board leadership, and create and implement strategies to engage Jewish college students around the world.

Co-chairs of Hillel International Student Cabinet 23-24

What Even is Shavuot?

What even IS Shavuot? Before we get to Shavuot, we need to talk about Passover.

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