Hillel

Hillel working to help Ukrainian students as Kharkiv chapter destroyed

Hillel International is trying to figure out how to help its 600-plus students and employees in Kharkiv stay safe their war-torn nation.

By GABE FRIEDMAN/JTA
03/03/2022

Remembering Cheryl Aronson’s positive pride

Cheryl Aronson, who died last week, was a pillar of change in American Jewish life in three critical forces including the Federation movement, Hillel, and Birthright.

08/02/2022

The cost of COVID-19 on campus Jewish life - opinion

'COVID will continue to change the landscape of Jewish education going forward.'

By Doron Kornbluth
12/01/2022
Students at Columbia University hold a "die-in" demonstration

43% of Jewish US university students experienced, witnessed antisemitism - study

Hostility to Israel is prevalent on campus, with some students ‘ostracized, harassed,’ or even excluded from college clubs for expressed support for Israel.

Hillel launches #OwnYourStar social media campaign

Over 80% of Jewish college students report that they are proud Jews – but only 62% are comfortable openly discussing that they are Jewish, according to Hillel. 

Haredim who want out - are we giving them the help they need?

Hillel, an association that provides assistance to haredim who wish to leave the community, was disqualified from broadcasting in July. So they took the network to court.

13/10/2021

Mosaic United to donate $23m. for Jewish campus programs

Jerusalem-based initiative Mosaic United and its partners committed to providing USD $23 million to 400 schools to fund Jewish student programming for the sixth year in a row.

Nevergreen: A satirical novel about campus culture with a Jewish subtext

We see that Muslim students are a protected and treasured minority on campus, which is perhaps as it should be, but then this quickly slides into protecting global Islamist causes as well.

By SHULA KOPF
27/09/2021

Did a pro-Palestinian campus group call for the ‘defunding’ of Hillel?

A statement by the Hillel chapter at Rutgers likewise doesn’t mention “defunding,” though it does lament that “campuses have become increasingly hostile to Jewish life.”

By BEN SALES/JTA
05/08/2021
The University of Iowa.

ADL, Hillel work together to document antisemitism on university campuses

Hillel and the ADL will together create a college-level curriculum on antisemitism and jointly document antisemitic incidents on campuses in the United States.

By BEN SALES/JTA
03/08/2021
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