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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 […]

AJC and Hillel International Expand Partnership to Counter Antisemitism on Campus

Expanded Work Aims to More Deeply Engage College and University Administrators on Responding to Antisemitism through AJC’s Academic Affairs and Hillel’s Campus Climate Initiative New York, NY – American Jewish Committee (AJC) and Hillel International today announced that they are expanding their partnership to deepen the organizations’ critical work with college and university presidents and […]