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Hillel International Raises $184 Million to Mark Centennial

1,000-person New York gala and summit concludes 18-month campaign marking a century of supporting Jewish students on campus WASHINGTON – Hillel, the world’s largest Jewish campus organization, raised $184 million to support and sustain Jewish life at colleges and universities now and into the future during a time when antisemitism on campus has reached its highest […]

How Hannah Gaffney Weaves Her Jewish Heritage

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Havurah on March 26, 2024. Hannah Gaffney, an emerging artist from Mont Vernon, New Hampshire, is currently enrolled at The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), where she is honing her skills in Fiber. Her portfolio ranges from mixed media collage to bookbinding, weaving to illustrative […]

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 […]

Hillel’s Virtual College Prep Webinar Continues with a Deep Dive into Campus Antisemitism

Since the attack on Israel on October 7, antisemitism has risen to historically high levels in the U.S. and around the world, including on college campuses.  In the second installment of Hillel’s Virtual College Prep Webinar series, Jewish college students and professional leaders led a session entitled “Careful Considerations: Antisemitism on Campus,” focusing on what  […]

87% of Jewish High School Parents Say Rising Antisemitism Since October 7 Is Impacting College Selection, New Hillel Poll Finds

Nearly two-thirds of Jewish high school families (64%) have eliminated colleges and universities from consideration due to antisemitism WASHINGTON – Parents of Jewish high school juniors and seniors applying to colleges and universities are more engaged in the college decision process, more attuned to rising antisemitism, crossing campuses off their lists because of antisemitism, and […]