By Matt Baram “There’s a dead cat in our Hillel building. Mom, what do I do?” “Matt, you’re going to have to get it out of there.” Yep, pretty much from the start, my first year as an Executive Director was determined to test my skills, my will, and my sanity. For most pe … [Read more...] about Mom, What Do I Do?
By Marcia Kelner Polisuk Jewish nonprofits, especially those dedicated to bringing people together in community, are struggling under the weight of the global pandemic. In developing countries like Brazil, the impact of the pandemic has been especially devastating. Brazil is … [Read more...] about Building a Jewish Home in Rio, Despite a Pandemic
By Ben Berger, Paul Bernstein, David Bryfman, Jeremy Fingerman, Anna Hartman, Miriam Heller Stern, Avi Orlow, Susan Wachsstock We are getting a lot of questions about how our fields within Jewish education are doing at this unique moment. As the pandemic has continued - and … [Read more...] about What’s Going on in Jewish Education? Answers from Leaders in the Field
As incidents of antisemitism continue to increase at colleges and universities even in the current socially distant environment, Hillel International is launching a new initiative to ensure that university administrators and staff are trained to recognize and confront … [Read more...] about Hillel Launches New Initiative to Support, Train University Administrators to Address Antisemitism on Campus
IACT (Inspired, Active, Committed,Transformed), the signature campus engagement initiative created by Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston (CJP) and scaled nationally in partnership with the Edward Fein Foundation, will move to Hillel International this summer. The … [Read more...] about Historic Philanthropic Partnership Launched Between Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston, Edward Fein Foundation, and Hillel International