[This post is part of a series updating the award recipient projects of the Jewish New Media Innovation Fund.] by Matt Braman Hillel has served Jewish college students for almost 90 years. Our success is the result of constantly innovating the way we engage students, and we continue that trend with the development of Hillel Connect, a mobile application aimed at the student campus community that provides an interactive and lively means for … [Read more...] about Hillel Connect: The Modern Guide to Jewish Life on Campus
by Dasha Privalko Hillel Ukraine continues to be out front with their support of Good Deeds Day - an international initiative launched in 2007 by the Israel based Ruach Tova nonprofit and supported by The Ted Arison Family Foundation. And in the Ukraine, Good Deeds Day has been taken one step further with the country-wide embracing of Good Deeds Week. Along with the many "traditional" good deeds that Hillel Ukraine has regularly been … [Read more...] about Hillel in Ukraine Rocks With Good Deeds Week
At the Lubistok orphanage in Novy Petrivtsy, Ukraine, Good Deeds Week volunteers tried to find an answer for this ordinary, but very complicated, question. Together with volunteers from Hillel Kiev and other Kiev universities, a gallery of paintings was created by young orphans to be sold at a charitable auction, arranged by Hillel in Ukraine and its partners: Aerosvit, Libero, Evening News, ArtHouse, Art-boutique "Alizarin", Ukrainian TV … [Read more...] about Hillel Kiev Asks, What is Happiness?
This week, 400 Jewish young adults from countries throughout the world will participate in Building Future Leadership (BFL), Masa Israel’s annual leadership conference in Israel. Following an intensive application process in which they exhibited their passion for Israel and their Jewish communities, these individuals will gain the tools they need to become positive and inspiring change agents back home. Masa Israel has created BFL to motivate … [Read more...] about Israel Conference for Young Adults Brings 400 Emerging Leaders Together
by Abigail Pickus Shari Arison just wants us all to do good. Israel’s wealthiest woman - who happens to also be the richest woman in the Middle East and #57 on Forbes Most Powerful Women in the World list - has made it her mission to encourage good deeds and positive thinking. “I believe that in order make a difference in the world and to make the world a better place for all of us, we need a critical mass of people who think good and do … [Read more...] about Israeli Billionaire Shari Arison Promotes ‘Good Deeds Day’