If the Jewish community truly cares about free speech, we need to be consistent in standing for it — on the left and the right.
After students claimed that Tzipi Hotovely was racist and therefore violated Hillel’s standards, Hillel backed out but Chabad stepped up.
The spectacle of left-wing students forcing a Hillel to cancel a speaker wonderfully inverts a familiar routine.
I was an active Jewish teen leader. But when I got to campus, I suddenly felt those experiences slowing down the process of my own Jewish journey.
If we don’t give these young men and women a right to be part of our Jewish community, we risk losing them forever.
Tufts University’s Hillel is described as “an organization that supports a white supremacist state” in a student-written guide.
Large Jewish non-profits cater to many Jews, working hard to be inclusive. Except, too often, for the Sabbath- and kosher-observant.
Jewish students are volunteering at shelters to aid those displaced by the floods.
The group will be integrated into Hillel’s Israel education and engagement department.
UVA Hillel and its student leaders issued a statement standing on the side of “love and acceptance” after the white power rally over weekend.