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An Opposing View on Campus Life for Jewish Students

By focusing only on isolated incidents of antisemitism and anti-Israel activity, and minimizing all the positive aspects of Jewish life on campus, these efforts distort the real picture of campus life for Jewish students.

Hillel College Engagement Internship Program Celebrates 10 Years

The Hillel College Engagement Internship began in 2006 as a way to expand Hillel’s reach on campus and give students real-life skills — like active listening, empathy and how to build relationships — they would use whether they become educators or CEOs.

Hillel’s prescription to lessen mental illness’ stigma

With a growing number of college students seeking mental health treatment, Hillels are stepping in to provide services for those who need it and support those fighting the stigma of seeking help — often through a Jewish lens.

From Hillel to the White House

Who: Chanan Weissman What: White House associate director of public engagement and liaison to the American Jewish community under President Obama Age: 33 Where: Weissman lives in Baltimore, Md., with his wife and three young daughters. Education: Master’s degree from Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and bachelor’s degree in journalism and government & politics […]