“I’m Jewish and I love to run” is the unifying passion shared by each student organizer of Ritzah: The Jewish Running Project. From across the United States and Israel, these enthusiastic runners came together in early 2022 to find ways to lift up other students who were searching for ways to integrate their Jewish identities with their love of running.
Each March, we recognize Women’s History Month, and this year, we asked Hillel International Student Cabinet members who identify as women to share reflections on their college experiences, and advice for younger students who are beginning their college careers. Here’s what they had to say:
Rising Jewish community leader returns to Hillel to lead Jewish student engagement efforts on more than 850 campuses worldwide
Hillels across the world celebrated Purim this week, each with their own unique flair. We wanted to take you inside two Hillel Purim celebrations on opposite sides of the globe that both brought the Purim joy and fun to the party.
Hillel International is excited to announce the launch of its Climate Action Plan in partnership with Adamah.
Busy studying for midterms but want to know what steps Hillel is taking to address climate change? Here are the top five things you need to know about Hillel International’s Climate Action Plan:
My parents were not yet my age when they were forced to leave their homes in Iran and start a new life in Los Angeles. Like so many other courageous Jewish refugees, they did not hide their identities and love for Israel in the United States. Instead, they engaged in an act of cultural resistance: they invested tenfold in strengthening their own children’s Jewish and Zionist identities, and instilled in me pride in who I am.
The Purim story is a foundational model for how the Jewish community can respond to hate and fear.
Laser Tag and Puppies and More, Oh My! Hillel International Meets Jewish Teens at BBYO International Convention
For the second year in a row, Hillel International joined BBYO and 3,500 Jewish teens for BBYO International Convention (BBYO IC), the largest BBYO event of the year, which took place over President’s Day weekend in Dallas, Texas.
Over Presidents’ Day weekend, more than 250 Jewish student leaders gathered at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts (home of the New England Patriots!) to participate in Hillel International’s annual Israel Summit East.