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 one-time, $5,000 grants […]
At Hillel, love stories unfold in the most unexpected places! When Katya and Vova attended a Hanukkah party at Hillel Minsk in December 2022, the last thing they expected was to find romance. Hillel Minsk hosted a huge Hanukkah party for members of the community, with 350 participants in attendance. There was entertainment and dancing […]
For as long as Judaism has existed, Jews have created art as a way of expressing and engaging with religious life and tradition. While I grew up in a modern Orthodox community, a big part of my adult life has been forming friendships in a variety of Jewish spaces, exploring the diversity of the Jewish […]
I was eight years old the first time I went to the Holocaust museum in Washington, D.C. Even though it was more than ten years ago, I still remember how I felt exploring the Daniel’s Story exhibit and learning about Jewish children, just like me, who experienced the Holocaust. It made the Holocaust feel real […]
This week, students gathered together at Dillard University to kick off a series of unity dinners, aimed at bringing together students from Black and Jewish communities.
This week, University of Florida (UF) Hillel hosted its fifth annual Spread Cream Cheese, Not Hate event. Created as a program to combat antisemitism and all forms of hate, on-campus at the University of Florida and across all communities, Jewish and non-Jewish Bagel Day student volunteers set up stations across campus, inviting Gator Nation to sign the Spread Cream Cheese, Not Hate pledge. Signers received a free bagel and cream cheese in appreciation.
Dear Friends, With winter break behind us and the spring semester underway on campus, I am feeling renewed by the many opportunities that await us in 2024: the launch of our Hillel International Scholarships, which will award $150,000 to 20 exceptional students; recruitment for Cohort Tet (nine) of our Springboard Fellowship , which we anticipate […]
Every Springboard Fellow brings something unique and special to the fellowship that makes the impact of their work meaningful to their students. For Urban Seiberg (they/them), a First Year Springboard Fellow at Florida State University (FSU) Hillel, their unique contribution is being a supporter of queer Jewish students on campus and being a safe resource […]
Campus Hillels across North America are finding ways to tie together their Jewish connection to the land with sustainability and environmental practices. Check out these stories from three Hillels partnering with local farms to make a difference.
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 […]