Humans of Hillel

What’s happening on campus? Hear from students, professionals, and Hillel community members whose lives have been impacted by Hillel and who impact the world with their voices and stories. Share your story with us!

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How My Birthright Trip Gave Me Strength Post-October 7

I never thought I would go on a Birthright trip.  As someone who was born in Israel, speaks fluent Hebrew and visits his family there two or three times a year, I thought I knew everything there was to know about Israel.  I started opening up to the idea after coming to college. I gradually […]

Einav Tsach

Learning Wellness as a Jewish Value

College is hard, and making time to care for your health and wellness can be even harder. I didn’t expect that some of my most eye-opening learning about mental health would come from Hillel, but this past fall, I participated in a Jewish Learning Fellowship (JLF) centered on wellness and Judaism at the University of […]

Jewish Music as Medicine

Since I was young, I’ve always believed in the power of music. Music brings serenity and joy. It connects people to one another. It can be moving and emotional, and even rejuvenating.  My most powerful musical experience was also one of the most meaningful Jewish moments in my life. On a group trip to Israel, […]