6 Influential Jews Who Show Their LGBTQ Pride

In honor of Pride Month, we put together a list of seven influential Jews who are supporting the LGBTQ community. Some are actively supporting LGBTQ organizations, while others came out as gay or transgender and act as role models to other members of the LGTBQ community. These famous figures share in common a passion for…

9 Must Try Shavuot Recipes

Shavuot starts tomorrow night and you may know that it’s customary to eat dairy food during this holiday. There is, of course, a debate in Jewish texts as to where this custom originates. Some Jewish scholars argue that it is based on the Torah, which says that dairy symbolizes the “land flowing with milk and…

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Press Release: Hillel Ontario launches Going Somewhere? The Canadian Guide to Jewish Campus Life

Monday, May 8, 2017 Toronto, ON – Today, Canadian Hillels in partnership with the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) released Going Somewhere? The Canadian Guide to Jewish Campus Life. Inspired by the Maclean’s annual university guide, Going Somewhere? provides students with information about Jewish life on more than twenty campuses across Canada, as…

24 Things You Need To Pack For Birthright Israel

School is over and you’re leaving for Israel soon! Now is the time to get everything ready and start packing! Here is a short (or not so short) list of things you don’t want to forget. Towel Because who likes to share a towel? Deodorant Israel is hot, especially in the summer. Do yourself (and…

7 Jewish Instagram Accounts You Have To Follow Now

WhatJewWannaEat Amy Kritzer, the face behind WhatJewWannaEat, does it all – matzah ball soup, bagel and lox, hamanstaschen, jelly donuts, latkes, you name it. If you either want inspiration, or to just enjoy looking at the most delicious pictures, you have to follow this account! If you follow Hillel Ontario, you have probably seen some…

9 Hamantaschen Recipes With an Unexpected Twist

Purim is around the corner and we can’t wait to get dressed up and celebrate! If you are too excited and have the Purim feels already we suggest you start baking Hamantaschen! Here is a list of fun and exciting Hamantaschen with a twist. 1. The S’more Hamantaschen Melted chocolate, ooey-gooey ‘mellows, a crunchy crust……