Hillel is distancing itself from major philanthropist Michael Steinhardt amid an investigation into claims he made inappropriate comments.
The director of the Purdue Hillel is banned from leading Birthright trips after making inappropriate comments, but managed to keep his Hillel job.
Jewish students like me, for whom religious life is not synonymous with Israel advocacy, are increasingly erased and alienated.
The group will be integrated into Hillel’s Israel education and engagement department.
After coming out, I began to notice the absence of queer Jewish spaces, leadership and representation at my Hillel.
Jewish students defied pressure from Hillel International to host an event called “Jews Facing the Nakba,” commemorating the expulsion of Palestinians during Israel’s War of Independence.
The rebellion against Hillel International led by a growing batch of student dissenters operating under the banner of Open Hillel may be morphing into an official schism.