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  • Face to face

    The David Project, Hillel help students build two-way relationships with Israel, each other
    Aug 25, 2017, 08:00 AM by Hillel News
    The David Project builds relationships between Jewish students and diverse student leaders across campus to build understanding of and support for Israel.
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  • The David Project Joining Hillel International

    Pro-Israel Campus Advocacy Group to Become Part of the Hillel Movement
    Aug 23, 2017, 12:00 PM by Hillel News

    Hillel International today announced that the pro-Israel education and advocacy group The David Project will be integrated into Hillel.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Shoftim 5777–Double the justice, double the fun?

    Aug 20, 2017, 22:00 PM by Hannah Sherman
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    College is a time of exploration. In the current political and social landscape, there are opportunities everywhere for students to pursue justice and become involved.
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  • Meet Manashe Khaimov

    Aug 15, 2017, 10:27 AM by Hillel News
    Manashe was born in Samarkand, Uzbekistan, a city along the Silk Road, where his ancestors had lived for over 2,000 years, which makes his Jewish identity simultaneously Bukharian, Sephardic, Mizrahi, and Russian-speaking.
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  • Meet Brittany Lenhart

    Assistant Director, Oregon Hillel Foundation
    Aug 14, 2017, 17:26 PM by Hillel News
    Brittany Lenhart’s love affair with building dynamic Jewish community began early in her life, at age 9, when she attended the URJ’s Goldman Union Camp Institute for the first time.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Re’eh 5777--Creating space for wisdom

    Aug 13, 2017, 22:00 PM by Rabbi Gavriel Goldfeder
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    If any transmission of ancient wisdom is going to happen, we are going to have to work to create the space.
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  • Meet Ilya Bratman

    Executive Director, Hillel at Baruch College
    Aug 10, 2017, 16:11 PM by Hillel News
    Ilya Bratman grew up in Moscow, Russia and immigrated to Pittsburgh, PA when he was 15. Bratman never thought that he would become a Hillel professional or even a devoted Jew.
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  • Two Line Torah: Eikev--Belly-full and mindful in today’s world

    Aug 7, 2017, 13:33 PM by Rabbi Aderet Drucker
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    The practice of pausing to reflect after each meal can create a greater sense of awareness and gratitude for other blessings in our lives.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Va’etchanan 5777--And I pleaded

    Jul 31, 2017, 16:16 PM by Rabbi Lisa Stella
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    This is a test of Moses’s leadership more difficult than others.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Devarim 5777– May we embark on a journey

    Jul 23, 2017, 22:00 PM by Aliza Caplan
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    We can integrate what we each have learned and seen into the whole community.
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  • 'The Gefilte Manifesto'

    From 'no way' to gourmet
    Jul 21, 2017, 16:01 PM by Hillel News
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    Jeffrey Yoskowitz has been passionate about traditional Ashkenazi Jewish foods since he was a student at Brown/RISD Hillel.
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  • Meet Noam Bentov

    Jul 21, 2017, 10:00 AM by Hillel News
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    Noam Bentov is the executive director of Towson Hillel.
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  • Only Human

    How design thinking helped me create more impactful programming for students on campus
    Jul 17, 2017, 16:57 PM by Emily Halpern
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    It’s a rather simple idea to gather women in a room to talk about Jewish identity. But doing so becomes innovative when half of them might never have otherwise opted into that conversation.
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  • Snapchat Filter

    See where students are to meet them where they are, says SF Hillel program director
    Jul 17, 2017, 16:39 PM by Sasha Joseph
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    We are discovering that for students to be connected to Judaism, Jewish experiences must be personalized, experiential and relatable, all at the same time.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Matot-Masei 5777--Intentions

    Jul 17, 2017, 11:40 AM by Aaron Schimmel
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    In the Torah, intention literally makes the difference between life and death.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Pinchas 5777--The promise of leadership

    Jul 9, 2017, 22:00 PM by Erez Cohen
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    Regardless of God's superiority, the people need a mortal leader. Otherwise, they will lose their way.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Balak 5777---Good guys and bad guys

    Jul 5, 2017, 12:12 PM by Rabbi Megan GoldMarche
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    Perhaps there are no clear cut good guys and bad guys?
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  • Meet Elan Kramer

    Jun 30, 2017, 13:34 PM by Hillel News
    Growing up in Laguna Beach, California, Elan was the atypical kid who loved going to synagogue. His family nurtured in him a love for Jewish learning and a deep connection to his local Jewish community.
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  • Meet Hillel International’s Summer Interns

    Jun 28, 2017, 17:05 PM by Hillel News
    Hillel International interns have come to Washington D.C. from near and far to further their passion for Hillel's mission: to enrich the lives of Jewish students so they may enrich the Jewish people and world.
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  • Jewish Agency for Israel and Hillel International Announce New Leadership for Israel Fellows Program

    Senior Israeli Professionals to Join Management Team in Washington
    Jun 27, 2017, 19:23 PM by Hillel News
    The Jewish Agency for Israel and Hillel International announced today the appointment of Michelle Rojas-Tal as Director and Yahal Porat as Assistant Director of the prestigious Israel Fellows program, a joint initiative between the two organizations.
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