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.
Two Jewish student leaders at Wesleyan explain what the Forward College Guide left out.
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Anna Fox writes about the Wesleyan Jewish community’s first time convening a conversation that violates Hillel International’s Standards of Partnership.
A debate over race and free speech is roiling Wesleyan University. Jane Eisner finds unmistakable parallels to the fraught conversation about Israel that is the subject of so much Sturm und Drang on campuses across the country.
The Wesleyan Jewish Community, in an act of open defiance against its parent-organization Hillel International, hosted a ‘Jewish Voice for Peace Shabbat.’
The Hillel-affiliated Wesleyan Jewish Community announced its “solidarity with, and support of, the Open Hillel movement.”
Happy Sukkot! From Manhattan’s Union Square to the dark alleys of Venice, here are some of the most striking examples of Judaism’s festive structures.
These were difficult days to be the mother of a Jewish female student at Wesleyan. Nothing, of course, to compare to the utter heartbreak suffered by the family of the young woman who was murdered on Wednesday afternoon as she worked in the campus bookstore. Nothing can compare with losing a daughter, a sister, a friend in such a brutal way.