For Students Like Me, Anti-BDS But Critical Of Israel, There’s No Place On Campus

Posted on October 22nd, 2018
By Emma Wergeles for The Forward 


All eyes have been on University of Michigan, my university, these past few weeks, thanks to some controversial incidents: two professors refusing to write recommendations for students seeking to study in Israel and a required seminar class comparing Israel’s Prime Minister to Hitler.

 

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The Hillel College Guide

Posted on October 15th, 2018
From Hillel International


Know a high school junior just starting their college search, or a high school senior who is about to apply to college? Hillel is here to make the process a WHOLE lot easier!

The Hillel College Guide has everything you need to know about Jewish life on campus, including:

The Top 60 Colleges and Universities for Jewish students

Side-by-side school comparison tool 

A complete guide to kosher food options, Jewish studies courses and study abroad opportunities in Israel 

Get the latest edition FREE online!

‘A Good Name’: What Jewish Law Says About Crimes Committed In Youth

Posted on October 8th, 2018
By Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt for The Forward


On Thursday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified that President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, tried to rape her in 1982. Her testimony, some of which has been public for weeks, sparked a vociferous debate about sexual assault.

 


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It’s all about creativity for ISRAEL21c’s ambassadors

Posted on October 1st, 2018
By Nicky Blackburn for Israel21c


Students from across the US arrived in Chicago to take part in ISRAEL21c’s 2nd Ambassadors Retreat, collaborating to come up with exciting new ideas.


There’s always an element of the unexpected when ISRAEL21c’s Digital Ambassadors get together for a retreat. You’re never entirely sure what ideas will emerge, but one thing you can count on is that they will be wildly creative.


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Harvard’s Jewish president wants to restore faith in higher education

Posted on September 24th, 2018
By Penny Schwartz for JTA


Lawrence Bacow, who began his new position as the Harvard president on July 1, and his wife, Adele Fleet Bacow, plan to spend some of the High Holidays at religious services at the Ivy League school’s Hillel. The Jewish couple met on the campus more than 40 years ago, when Bacow began Harvard Law School, he recalled.


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