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Go to the Students: Our Reflections on Hillel International’s Israel Summit

More than 800 college students from across North America gathered in Atlanta for Hillel International’s third Israel Summit in late February to learn from foremost experts, widely acclaimed journalists and influencers, and the full delegation of Jewish Agency for Israel Fellows. Following the horrific attacks on October 7th and the ensuing vitriolic antisemitism experienced by […]

Top Five Moments from the Campus Climate Initiative’s Annual Retreat

This week, Case Western Reserve University and John Carroll University co-hosted the second annual retreat for members of the Campus Climate Initiative (CCI), a collaboration between Hillel International, higher education administrators, and campus-based Hillel professionals aimed at ensuring a positive, safe campus experience for Jewish students. From the opening remarks, featuring a conversation between Case […]

Trying to Capture Still Moments of Jewish Time

Editor’s Note: A version of this article first appeared on Havurah.  Moshe Sopher-Harelick is a photographer in his final semester at Parsons. He sees his art as a mechanism to show the world his Judaism through a medium that’s accessible to all. Havurah and Hillel sat down with Moshe to talk about his photography, being […]

Top Ten Moments from Hillel International’s 2024 Israel Summit

On February 25, Hillel International kicked off a two-day summit focused on Israel and countering antisemitism and efforts to delegitimize the state of Israel on college campuses. Atlanta played host to over 1,000 people — including more than 800 students! — at the 2024 Hillel International Israel Summit, the largest-ever gathering of Israel-focused student leaders […]

800+ Campus Leaders Convene for Hillel’s Israel Summit

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 […]

IACT Grants Awarded to Five Additional Campuses

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 to transition a […]

Meeting the Jewish leaders of tomorrow at BBYO’s International Convention

Over Presidents Day weekend, the Hillel International Student and Alumni Marketing team traveled to Orlando, Florida for BBYO’s International Convention (IC), the largest gathering of Jewish teen leaders worldwide. Nearly 4,000 high school students from across the country and around the world gathered together for several days of learning, leadership training, celebration, and service. And […]