Hillel’s Eric Fingerhut said sorry for snubbing J Street. But his contrite appearance did little to bridge the policy gap with student leaders of the dovish group.
Hillels are supposed to be pluralistic environments on college campuses. But Stanford student Emma Neiman says that her university’s Hillel favors Orthodoxy.
Representatives of J Street U and Hillel met and failed to immediately agree on how best to collaborate on the national level.
Some complain that campuses no longer provide safe spaces for pro-Zionist students. But Jonathan Katz says the last thing these students need is to be protected from a ‘horde of evil BDS zombies.’
45 years ago today, the Ohio National Guard shot into a crowd of protesters at Kent State University, killing four unarmed students. Three of them were Jewish.
Penn Hillel is where some Jewish students feel at home. But thanks to the actions of Open Hillel, simply walking into the building now makes them feel like warriors going into battle.
The University of Pennsylvania’s Hillel deny they did an end run around strict national pro-Israel guidelines when they hosted a co-sponsored event with a pro-Palestinian student group.
The Hillel chapter at Guilford College in Greensboro, North Carolina, said it will no longer abide by Hillel International’s restrictions on Israel-related issues.
Caroline Dorn resigned as the student president of the Hillel chapter at Muhlenberg College to protest Hillel International’s restrictions against hosting speakers who are critical of Israel.
The president of the Jewish campus group Hillel agreed to a meeting with student activists from the liberal lobby J Street.