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  • Hillel International’s Ezra Fellowship Expands to Enhance Jewish Education on College Campuses

    Fifteen new fellows will be trained in pluralistic Jewish education to help students explore their Jewish identities on campus
    May 9, 2017, 09:37 AM by Hillel News
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    Ezra Fellows are young professionals with a passion for Jewish education who receive up to three years of training in pluralistic Jewish education.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Emor 5777--Choosing time

    May 7, 2017, 22:00 PM by Rabbi Adam Lavitt
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    While the Torah refers to Shabbat as mo’adai, “my chosen times”, it refers to the rest of the festivals as mo’adam, “their chosen time.”
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  • Changing the Narrative: Embracing Generation Y

    May 4, 2017, 11:27 AM by Rachel Gordon
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    To engaging Generation Y, bring Judaism to where they are, to give them what they want.
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  • Meet Suzy Sostrin

    May 2, 2017, 10:38 AM by Hillel News
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    California native Suzy Sostrin has known she wanted to work for Hillel ever since she was an undergraduate student at University of California Santa Cruz. In fact, her dream job was to be an executive director at a local Hillel.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Acharei Mot 5777--After

    Apr 30, 2017, 22:00 PM by Rabbi Melissa B. Simon
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    We are in the midst of a period on campus that we focus on “after.”
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  • Meet Karem Sandgarten

    Apr 25, 2017, 10:27 AM by Hillel News
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    Sandgarten founded Hola Hillel in 2015, a club for students who identify as both Latin and Jewish, with around 30 current student members from Argentina, Colombia, Guatemala, Uruguay and Venezuela.
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  • Spring Break, Hillel style

    Local Hillels practice tikkun olam on Alternative Spring Breaks
    Apr 24, 2017, 15:22 PM by Hillel News
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    This spring, local Hillels from the United States sent more than 30 delegations of students and professionals on Alternative Spring Breaks to volunteer and serve local communities during school vacation.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Tazria-Metzora 5777--Positive speech

    Apr 23, 2017, 22:00 PM by Rabbi Ilan Schwartz
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    We have an opportunity to uplift our students, to build them up before they leave us for the summer.
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  • We remember

    Apr 20, 2017, 13:56 PM by Hillel News
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    Central Florida Hillel hosted two Holocaust survivors, Henri Goodheim and Helen Greenspun, to meet and converse with students.
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  • Two-line Torah: Shemini 5777--A way to connect

    Apr 15, 2017, 22:00 PM by Rashel Maikhor
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    We can view these types of commandments as opportunities to find our own meaning and connection with them.
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  • All the right moves

    Interfaith troupe gets Muslim, Jewish students dancing to the same beat
    Apr 10, 2017, 12:12 PM by Hannah Bernstein
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    The belly dance club become a place for students of all ethnic backgrounds and religions to explore the art form together.
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  • Seder Around the World 2017

    Apr 10, 2017, 10:51 AM by Hillel News
    Hillels everywhere add their own unique campus flair to their Passover celebrations. Here's a taste from 15 Hillels around the world.
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  • Two-Line Torah: Passover 5777--Special Edition

    Apr 9, 2017, 22:00 PM by Rabbi Jessica Lott
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    Though many Passover traditions have layered on over the millennia, the essential ideas have endured.
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  • Welcoming the 2017 Masa-Hillel Fellows!

    Apr 4, 2017, 13:35 PM by Hillel News
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    The fellowship is a six-month professional development seminar designed to prepare current Masa participants for Hillel work.
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  • Two Line Torah: Tzav 5777-- The Jewish people, a built in support system

    Apr 2, 2017, 22:00 PM by Ashley Barrett
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    None of us is sustained alone.
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  • Out of many, one

    The diverse Hillel movement takes its love for Israel to AIPAC
    Mar 30, 2017, 14:17 PM by Hillel News
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    AIPAC’s annual Policy Conference, which drew 18,000 Israel supporters, including 200 Hillel professionals and thousands of students, to Washington this week for a series of plenaries, panels and parties.
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  • Two Line Torah: Vayakhel-Pekudei 5777--Creating a space for Shabbat

    Mar 19, 2017, 22:00 PM by Danielle Kranjec
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    What is the connection between observing Shabbat and the preparation of a place for the Divine presence to dwell?
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  • A leg up

    From headshots to internships, Hillels help students launch their careers
    Mar 17, 2017, 11:12 AM by Paige Gutter
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    Hillels across the country assist college students in landing internships with companies like Macy’s, Northwestern Mutual and Sherwin Williams.
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  • In the company of strangers

    How I found the Hillel spirit studying abroad
    Mar 14, 2017, 16:54 PM by Hannah Schlacter
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    Hillel helped me to find home, belonging and pluralism in the Jewish community.
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  • At ease

    A Jewish cadet finds Hillel
    Mar 14, 2017, 16:23 PM by David Pody
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    At Hillel, I found a place of peace, my sanctuary.
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