Largest pro-Israel student gathering this year features remarks from key leaders, thought-provoking masterclass sessions and moments of togetherness ATLANTA – More than 800 pro-Israel student leaders convened in Atlanta for Hillel International’s Israel Summit – the largest gathering of Jewish college students this year focused on Israel and countering anti-Jewish hate, at a time of […]
Majority of Jewish Students Dissatisfied with Universities’ Lack of Response Since Oct. 7, New Survey Finds
More than half of Jewish college students say they have been impacted by antisemitism on campus since Hamas’ terrorist attack on Israel, say further support from university administrations is needed WASHINGTON – Jewish college students are increasingly frustrated with the lack of response from university presidents and leadership to ongoing antisemitism on campus since October […]
Nearly Three-Quarters of Jewish Students Experienced or Witnessed Antisemitism on Campus, New Survey Finds
A new study released today from ADL (the Anti-Defamation League) and Hillel International found 73 percent of Jewish college students and 44 percent of non-Jewish students have experienced or witnessed antisemitism since the start of the 2023-2024 school year.
More Than One-Third of Jewish College Students Are Forced to Hide Their Jewish Identity, New Hillel Poll Finds
New survey of Jewish college students since Oct. 7 Hamas attack finds that more than 35 percent of of Jewish students say there has been violence or acts of hate targeting Jews on their campus.
November 15, 2023 — Hillel International’s President and CEO Adam Lehman testified in front of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means today in a hearing titled “From Ivory Towers to Dark Corners: Investigating the Nexus Between Antisemitism, Tax-Exempt Universities, and Terror Financing.” Also testifying were Talia Dror, Student at Cornell University […]
250+ University Leaders Join Hillel International and the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles for Summit on Campus Antisemitism
LOS ANGELES — At a time of unprecedented antisemitism on college campuses, more than 250 university administrators from across the Western U.S. universities convened at the University of Southern California (USC) for a summit co-hosted by Hillel International, the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, USC, and USC Hillel on Monday and Tuesday. The leaders […]
Hillel International, ADL (the Anti-Defamation League), the Louis D. Brandeis Center for Human Rights Under Law, and Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP today announced the Campus Antisemitism Legal Line (CALL), a free legal protection helpline for students who have experienced antisemitism.
The Pew Charitable Trusts Awards Hillel International Funding to Increase Efforts to Confront Antisemitism on Campuses
Today Hillel International announced that it received a $500,000 grant from The Pew Charitable Trusts in support of its Campus Climate Initiative (CCI), which partners with university administrators to address antisemitism on college campuses.
Hillel International Initiative to Confront Antisemitism on College Campuses Welcomes 10 New Schools
Fifty colleges and universities across the U.S. now participating in Hillel International’s landmark Campus Climate Initiative to promote inclusion for Jewish students
HUC-JIR and Hillel International to Continue Partnership into 2024, Expanding Educational Opportunities and Alumni Engagement for Hillel Professionals
Today, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR) and Hillel International announced that their joint effort to help build the pipeline of the next generation of Jewish leaders will continue through June 2024.