Topic: Leadership and Career Skills

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Abigail Schcolnik and Zachary Patterson to Co-Chair
2024-2025 Hillel International Student Cabinet

Student leaders to help shape Hillel experience for 180,000+ Jewish students worldwide WASHINGTON – As Jewish students prepare to return to campus following an unprecedented year of antisemitic incidents, Hillel International announced the co-chairs of its Student Cabinet for the 2024-2025 academic year, demonstrating the centrality of student leadership to fostering Jewish joy and identity. […]

Small Moments, Big Impact

The journeys Springboard Fellows take to become part of the Hillel community are as unique and diverse as the Fellows themselves.  For Olivia Rosenblum, a second-year Fellow at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, her journey started with something very unexpected: shopping for pajamas.  Olivia didn’t grow up with an active Jewish community, and becoming part […]

Campus Microcommunities Have a Big Impact

Students step onto college campuses every day to explore their identities, their communities, and to find new ways of expressing who they are. When I was a student at the University of Buffalo, I found ways to lift up the different parts of my own multi-faceted identity. I am Jewish. I grew up speaking Russian. And I also have Japanese roots. Being involved with Hillel gave me opportunities to bring my whole self into the Jewish community. 

How I Own My Star

My commitment to my Jewish identity was always strong, but took shape when I decided to leave my home in Uruguay to attend university in the United States. If I was going to go so far away from home, my mother strongly urged me to pick a school with a big Jewish community that could support […]