College can feel like the desert; we spend years sorting out how to shed the rules and assumptions of the homes and societies we come from, and gradually become self-defined, independent adults.
Each year, freshmen start college and seek out a new home away from home on campus. They’re leaving behind family, friends and a routine ingrained in them for most of their young adult lives. A new environment can be overwhelming, as Sarah Holtz discovered last year when she arrived at Pennsylvania State University. Local Hillels […]
At Hillel, we work with emerging adults as they make their first steps towards independent lives and careers.
WASHINGTON – Hillel International, the largest Jewish campus organization in the world, announced today the election of Tina Price as chair of its board of directors. With more than 20 years of experience in Jewish philanthropy, including six years on the Hillel International Board of Directors, Price will use her new position to guide the […]
The school year is over and the dog days of summer are just beginning. Hillel International staff are busy gearing up for the Class of 2020’s arrival on campus this fall, but even the busiest staff have the chance to take a break with a good book this summer. Here’s what’s on their reading lists.
Anger can be a great personal and professional teaching tool—it’s all in how we utilize that anger to move forward.
For all Jews the world over, and additionally for those of us who are Americans, we head into Shabbat in pain.
Reflecting on my recent Birthright Israel trip through Hillel International, I would never have imagined that a 10-day trip with strangers could affect me so profoundly.
Rabbi Max Ticktin was a national leader in the Hillel movement and former Hillel director at University of Wisconsin, Madison and the University of Chicago.
In the process of self-exploration and relationship building that, in part, defines the college experience, encountering jealousy is entirely natural.