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An Open Letter to Open Hillel, Part II

Andrew Pessin | Posted 01.22.2017 | College
Andrew Pessin

In Part I of this letter, I criticized the Open Hillel movement for claiming they are motivated by grandiose principles of "free speech," "critical in...

An Open Letter to Open Hillel, Part I

Andrew Pessin | Posted 01.21.2017 | College
Andrew Pessin

It's no secret that American campuses are becoming extremely hostile to Israel. The growth of Students for Justice in Palestine, BDS proposals, Apartheid Weeks, and so on, mean that all the anti-Israel discourse anyone could want is freely available.

Student Group Breaks With International Jewish Organization After Dispute Over Israel Policies

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 03.23.2015 | Religion

UPDATE 3/23: On March 22, Swarthmore’s Jewish organization, formerly Swarthmore Hillel, officially announced its new name: Swarthmore Kehilah (meani...

Jewish Students Demand Hillel Relax Rules On Israel

Religion News Service | Lauren Markoe | Posted 02.28.2014 | Religion

(RNS) Hillel, the largest Jewish college campus organization in the world, provides students with kosher meals, religious services, a rabbi’s counse...

Israel, Hillel, & Idolatry

Rabbi Arthur Waskow | Posted 02.16.2014 | Religion
Rabbi Arthur Waskow

Recent controversies within Hillel International, the "home" for many Jewish college students of diverse backgrounds and beliefs, have made public in a sharper way a profound spiritual issue confronting American Jews and their "official" organizations.