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.
Swarthmore College’s former Hillel has voted to rename itself Swarthmore Kehilah.
Hillel took a positive step when it endorsed a Harvard appearance by Dorothy Zellner. Why has it slammed the door on civil rights veterans elsewhere due to their opinions on Israel?
Hillel President Eric Fingerhut’s decision to withdraw from the upcoming J Street conference has again drawn Hillel into conflict over the boundaries of acceptable criticism of Israel.
After a year of planning, Swarthmore’s Open Hillel put its new status to use with a pathbreaking program. For Aaron Wagener, it was both terrifying and inspiring.