A Letter to Holocaust Survivors

To mark International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Hillel Ontario is sharing a Letter to Survivors: A Declaration of Remembrance that was started this past November on our 9 university campuses. The idea behind this amazing project was to add an interactive, accessible and action-oriented component to Holocaust Education Week. At events and programs on all of…

5 Exercises On One Foot

Workout 1: The Single FOOT Glute Bridge Lie on your back, hold one leg straight up in the air, and bend the other leg so your foot is flat on the floor. Push your hips up with the foot flat on the ground. Your body should form a straight line from the knee of the…

VP, Campus Life

Interested candidates should send a cover letter and resume to  Jaime Walman by February 15th, 2017. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. For more information see full job description.

Put Your Best Foot Forward

Our On One Foot campaign launched January 9 and we are hopping around with excitement! Piloted in 2016 with Guelph and Queen’s, On One Foot has now expanded to six schools- Hillel UofT, Hillel Ryerson, Guelph Hillel, Queen’s Hillel, Western Hillel, and Hillel McMaster. Each Hillel has a different goal and will use the money…

Happy Channukah from Hillel Ontario’s Board of Directors

Written by Micki Mizrahi, Chair Rabbi Hillel declared: “A single candle can light a thousand more without diminishing itself.” Tomorrow night, the Jewish world along with Jewish students who have been impacted by their campus Hillel, most of whom are home with their families, will be lighting the Chanukah candles. We will witness that the…

Press Release: Hillel Commends Ryerson University Administration and Student Union for Committing to Host Annual Holocaust Education Programming

Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Toronto, ON – Yesterday, the Ryerson Student Union (RSU) Board of Directors voted unanimously to institute a Holocaust Education Week on campus. A similar motion was brought forward at the Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM) in November, but failed to pass due to a student walk-out. In the weeks following the SAGM,…

Press Release: Jewish students band together to implement Holocaust Education Week on campus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 12, 2016 Toronto, ON- On Tuesday, November 29th, at the Ryerson Student Union’s (RSU) Semi-Annual General Meeting (SAGM), a Jewish student introduced a motion to implement Holocaust Education Week on campus. While the motion was being debated, students were heard making derogatory comments towards Jewish students. A walk-out followed ensuring that…

Israel Fires

Ein Li Eretz Acheret – I Have No Other Land Lyrics by Ehud Manor I have no other country even if my land is aflame Just a word in Hebrew pierces my veins and my soul –  With a painful body, with a hungry heart, Here is my home. I will not stay silent  because…