Hillel’s College Guide lists 981 colleges and universities, from IDC Herziliya to Southern Methodist. And yet, Swarthmore and Wesleyan, where students participated in the controversial Open Hillel movement, are missing from the list entirely. Guilford and Vassar, the other two schools commonly affiliated with the movement, are listed in the guide. They remain affiliated with Hillel International, while Wesleyan and Swarthmore are not.
Your guide to Jewish life at Vassar - academics, kosher dining, Hillel, Chabad, Israel activities, anti-Semitism and more!
I love Vassar’s Jewish community. We are, much like the Maccabees, small but mighty.
Students, recent graduates, faculty and staff members of Algemeiner’s ‘40 Worst Colleges for Jewish Students’ respond to claims that their campuses are toxic places for Jewish students.
Jason Storch says that pro-BDS students at Vassar have pursued an aggressive campaign of intimidation, leaving Jewish peers silenced, heckled and mocked.
The student government of Vassar College voted for a resolution calling for a statement supporting a boycott of Israel.
The Vassar College chapter of Students for Justice in Palestine, a pro-Palestinian student group, is being reviewed by the college administration after the group posted a Nazi propaganda cartoon on a social media site.
The Vassar Jewish Union declared itself an ‘Open Hillel,’ becoming the second Hillel-affiliated organization to break from the parent group over its Israel guidelines.