Engaging our future



January 24, 2019

“When people ask why I went to the University of Minnesota, I give a handful of answers. Great business program. Beautiful campus. Located in a major city. But what really turned me on to Minnesota was the potential to build a stronger Jewish community. At Minnesota Hillel, students could be leaders. We decided the Jewish programming from start to finish. My own ideas and strategies were put into place with the help and support of the staff. As an aspiring Jewish professional, Hillel helped me hone my skills. And those are skills that I’ve continued to use in my work with Jewish teens.” – Adam Bender, Director of Teen Engagement at Westchester Jewish Center, University of Minnesota