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Competing for a Cause

There’s nothing like a little healthy competition—that’s exactly what students from seven local Hillels in the United States are discovering this month with a new fundraising campaign, On One Foot.

Advocates for Inclusion

More than 20 students and staffers from DC-area Hillels and Hillel International headed to Capitol Hill Feb 2. on the seventh annual Jewish Disability Advocacy Day (JDAD) to hear from a bipartisan group of lawmakers and to advocate for protecting Medicaid and preserving the Americans with Disabilities Act.

Follow the sun

The Hillel in Peoria, Illinois is the third campus Hillel to derive its energy from solar panels, following University of Florida Hillel and University of Arizona Hillel.

Hillel Internship Promotes Inclusion, Engagement with Students with Disabilities

As we mark February as Jewish Disability Inclusion and Awareness Month, seven undergraduates across the country are serving as the first cohort of Hillel International’s Ruderman Inclusion Ambassadors. Based out of their campus Hillels, each ambassador is creating and implementing programs committed to building campus awareness and developing initiatives to encourage inclusion of students with disabilities in campus Jewish life.