If yeshiva students are “functionally illiterate” in secular studies, many secular students in public schools have little knowledge of Judaism and are “functionally illiterate” in Jewish studies.
The new program is named for Buber and his colleague Franz Rosenzweig, who together established the Free Jewish Teaching House in Frankfurt.
Many American university students cherishing a passion for Israel lament the fact that it’s their last chance to spend extended time there before “real life” starts.
The good news comes as a relief to many on campus, who claim to have experienced antisemitic and anti-Zionist harassment in alarming increasing rates over the past five years.
“When students are hounded out of elected positions in student government, in whole or part, because they identify as Zionists, that constitutes pernicious and ugly acts of hatred."
The approval applies to foreign students in academic institutions, yeshiva students, Masa students, Ulpana students, seminary students, Naale students, high school students and pre-army program stude
By moving to Hillel International, IACT will build on an already successful program, currently on campuses serving nearly 20% of all North American Jewish college undergraduates.
A new series asks the important questions about the future of college.