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  • Hillel International Global Assembly Brings 1,100 Campus Professionals, Partners and Stakeholders to Denver

    The largest Jewish campus organization will showcase talent, innovation and success stories from around the world; host first Global Leadership Conference
    Dec 4, 2017, 10:22 AM by Hillel News

    Hillel International will this week bring Hillel professionals, partners and stakeholders together for the annual Hillel International Global Assembly (HIGA) and first Hillel International Global Leadership Conference for volunteer leaders.
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  • Keep calm and curry on

    Nov 29, 2017, 18:57 PM by Hillel News
    What do coconut, curry and coriander have to do with Shabbat? Ask the 50 students at Trinity College who enjoyed an Indian Jewish feast this fall!
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  • Grateful

    #SCBlessed nourishes USC Hillel students in body and mind
    Nov 21, 2017, 15:28 PM by Hillel News
    Nora Greenstein is asking students to reflect seriously on what they mean when they joke about being #blessed.
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  • Meet Danielle McKinstry

    Nov 21, 2017, 10:58 AM by Shana Medel
    Without hesitation, Danielle McKinstry traded in her snow boots for sandals just two weeks after graduating from the University of Connecticut.
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  • Questions and answers with Abby Stein, trans activist

    Nov 20, 2017, 08:18 AM by Shana Medel
    Abby Stein came out as transgender in 2015, just three years after leaving the Hasidic community where she was raised.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Vayetzei 5778 – Keep It Holy

    Nov 19, 2017, 22:00 PM by Rabbi David Singer
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    How do the most mundane of objects become holy?
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  • Start-ups brew at American University

    Israeli Tech Fair draws nine innovative companies to campus
    Nov 15, 2017, 18:48 PM by Hillel News
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    Israel may once have been known as the Land of Milk and Honey, but today it is the Start-up Nation.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Toldot 5778 – Balancing Jacob and Esau

    Nov 12, 2017, 22:00 PM by Rabbi Ben Shefter
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    This week think about how you can balance the Jacob and Esau, the soft and the hard, the inward and the outward, in your life.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Chayei Sarah 5778 – What We Leave Behind

    Nov 5, 2017, 22:00 PM by Rabbi Megan Doherty
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    As young adults, we are likely to have many years before we are faced with our own mortality, and the question of what it is we want our ultimate legacy to be.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Vayeira 5778 – Relearning to See

    Oct 30, 2017, 13:11 PM by Rabbi Joshua Bolton
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    The fourth Torah portion, Vayeira, continues the story cycle of Avram and includes poignant moments in his emerging relationship with Hashem and with his destiny as the father of Israel.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Lech Lecha 5778 – Valuing The Journey

    Oct 30, 2017, 12:46 PM by Elan Kramer
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    In Parashat Lech Lecha, God proclaims that he will bless Abraham throughout the journey from his birthplace to the unknown, new “land that [God] will show [him.]”
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  • Meet Katie Spector

    Oct 26, 2017, 15:21 PM by Hillel News
    Katie Spector plans to teach the University of Arizona Hillel Foundation students that it is ok to come from an interfaith marriage or a different Jewish background.
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  • Meet Jenna Ferman

    Oct 26, 2017, 14:35 PM by Hillel News
    Jenna Ferman's lifelong formal Jewish education and passion for Judaism led to her, “hopefully, first of many jobs in the field of being a Jewish professional.”
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  • Meet Ashira Boxman

    Oct 26, 2017, 12:24 PM by Shana Medel
    Driven by the possibility of turning her passion for Judaism into a profession, Ashira Boxman refused to let an opportunity in her native Florida go to waste.
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  • Home on the prairie

    Oct 15, 2017, 14:01 PM by Hillel News
    What I reflect on the type of student who attends KU Hillel, the truth, I realize, is that there is no one type.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Bereshit 5778 – Taking Responsibility

    Oct 8, 2017, 22:00 PM by Andrea Steinberger
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    Let us work as a people and as the Hillel organization to inspire our students to remember the words that Martin Luther King Jr. taught us, “We are all tied together in a single garment of destiny.”
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  • All oars in the water

    UVM Hillel puts a unique twist on tashlich
    Oct 3, 2017, 14:00 PM by Hillel News

    UVM Hillel put a remarkable spin on the spiritual practice of casting one’s sins into a body of water by hosting its fifth annual Kayak Tashlich on Lake Champlain.
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  • Photo essay: Hillel Summer University 2017

    Sep 27, 2017, 18:29 PM by Hillel News
    Last month saw the gathering of 150 Russian Hillel students, who came from eight Russian cities to the historic city of Yaroslavl to take part in Hillel Summer University.
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  • Pay it forward

    Sep 26, 2017, 17:31 PM by Hillel News
    I was the latter as a freshman, until my director reached out to me to figure out why I wasn't going to Hillel events.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Ha’azinu 5778 – Making Choices

    Sep 24, 2017, 22:00 PM by Brian Hertz
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    This parsha, read during the Ten Days of Repentance between Rosh Hashanahand Yom Kippur, challenges us to think critically about how we make choices.
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