By Aliza Lifshitz At a time when millions of dollars are funneled into hiring Jewish professionals to manage Jewish life on campus with little or no say from the students they claim to serve, the American Union of Jewish Students is attempting to take back the conversation of what it means to be a Jewish college student. Founded in 1969, the American Union for Jewish Students has a tumultuous history, one which is shrouded in the … [Read more...] about Reclaiming the Conversation: The Revival of the American Union of Jewish Students
The largest Jewish campus organization in the world will this week bring more than 1,100 Hillel professionals, partners and stakeholders together in Denver for the fourth annual Hillel International Global Assembly (HIGA) and first-ever Hillel International Global Leadership Conference for volunteer leaders. The gatherings will showcase innovation from Hillels around the world, and give Hillel professionals the opportunity to share ideas and … [Read more...] about Hillel International Global Assembly Brings 1,100 Campus Professionals, Partners and Stakeholders to Denver
By Mimi Kravetz When I joined Hillel International two years ago as our Chief Talent Officer with the mandate to make Hillel a premier workplace that attracted, trained and retained top talent, launching an employee engagement survey was at the top of my priority list. The goal was to benchmark where we were, direct our initiatives and investments, and track the progress the organization makes over time. I was thrilled to learn about … [Read more...] about How an Employee Engagement Survey Can Actually Improve Employee Engagement
By Jaime Walman Well, not really. But it was a fun marketing tactic and, after all, it’s birthright season! At Hillels around the globe, campus professionals are focused on recruiting students, many of whom have never been to Israel, to take the plunge and register for 10 days in the Holy Land. So what does Drake have to do with Birthright? Everything. Applying appropriate resource and innovative strategy into Marketing and … [Read more...] about We Wanted to Send Drake to Israel….
Hillel International is partnering with M²: The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education to bolster opportunities for early-career professionals in the Jewish communal world. The new partnership will introduce a Certificate in Experiential Jewish Education, an immersive and robust six-month professional development opportunity for 25 Hillel professionals with less than five years of work experience. In November 2016, Hillel International … [Read more...] about Hillel International Partners with Education Institute M2 to Create New Opportunities for Jewish Young Professionals