Topic: Israel

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IACT Coordinator Inspires Students to Connect with Israel

IACT (Inspired, Active, Committed, Transformed) professionals are helping Jewish college students learn about and engage more deeply with Israel, supporting thousands of students before, during, and after immersive travel experiences, especially Birthright Israel. This community building allows students to learn and develop their own authentic and meaningful relationships with Israel. For Devin Davidson, the IACT […]

IACT Coordinator Dan Kling Shares His Love for Israel with Students

IACT (Inspired, Active, Committed, Transformed) professionals are elevating the field of Israel engagement and education on campus. They work to support students on a journey of Jewish learning before, during, and after immersive Israel experiences — sparking a lifelong relationship with Israel for thousands of students. Active on 34 campuses across the United States, IACT […]

How to Fight BDS on U.S. Campuses and Win

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in The Jerusalem Post on March 21, 2024. Is your university facing a boycott, divestment, and sanction (BDS) resolution in student government targeting Israel? Earlier this year, The Ohio State University grappled with a BDS referendum, and the outcome proved unprecedented.  About a month ago, students in the […]

At Hillel’s Israel Summit, Natan Sharansky Gives a Call to Action

Hillel International’s recent Israel Summit brought together thought leaders, visionaries, and inspiring speakers, along with over 800 students from North America. A standout moment was the plenary featuring the Hon. Natan Sharansky, a lifelong advocate for human rights and democracy, renowned for his role as a political dissident in the former Soviet Union.  In conversation […]

Go to the Students: Our Reflections on Hillel International’s Israel Summit

More than 800 college students from across North America gathered in Atlanta for Hillel International’s third Israel Summit in late February to learn from foremost experts, widely acclaimed journalists and influencers, and the full delegation of Jewish Agency for Israel Fellows. Following the horrific attacks on October 7th and the ensuing vitriolic antisemitism experienced by […]

IACT Grants Awarded to Five Additional Campuses

Hillel International is proud to announce the expansion of the IACT (Inspired, Active, Committed, Transformed) Program to five new campuses, with grants awarded to Hillel Ontario – Hillel TMU (formerly Hillel Ryerson), Towson University Hillel, Hofstra University Hillel, Hillel at Drexel University, and Arizona State University Hillel. These IACT Bridge Grants are to transition a […]