Highlights of The Year

Written by Allysa Moses, Associate Director I can’t believe how quickly the year has gone by, but as they say, time flies when you’re having fun! And what a fun year it’s been! Our first semester was filled with so many amazing programs and events. We kicked off the year with a welcome back event…

Israeli Journalism

At the beginning of my last school year, somewhere around September 2017, I read an article published in the Jerusalem Post that headlined “Does the politicization of Israeli journalism pose a threat to democracy.” The article discussed the increasing number of government-bought advertising pages within print media and journalism and whether this would compromise one…

Dear First Year Me

Written by Noa Bordan Dear First Year Noa, Here are 10 things you should know upon entering your first year of university. That other new student sitting beside you in class? They’re just as nervous as you are! Don’t be afraid to introduce yourself, and hopefully make a new friend. You can never have enough…

Outstanding Networking Event

Written by Michael Shulman, Hillel Student Leader On March 7th, Hillel Ryerson hosted an outstanding networking event focused on showcasing Israel’s advancements in the field of biomedical engineering. About 45 students, 10 professors and employers as well as many other guests attended the event at the MAC Alumni Lounge. I planned this event as part…

Israel Week at Ryerson

Written by Shirel Moll, JLIC Representative Israel week at Ryerson was a huge success! The week was jam packed with interactive events and tasty Israeli food. To kick off Israel week, Aaron, our Shinshin, taught us how to make hummus! Not only was it tasty but we learned a lot about the history of hummus…

Stand On One Foot with Elyanna

My name is Elyanna Wenner, and I am very excited to be a part of Ryerson Hillel’s On One Foot Team this year. I am a first year student at Ryerson in the Psychology program. I graduated from TanenbaumCHAT Kimel last year, and coming from that environment, which was surrounded by Judaic learning and other…

Hiring at Hillel Ryerson

Director at Hillel Ryerson The Director, Ryerson Hillel is a creative and engaging individual with a strong Jewish and Israel background, and is capable of working both independently and as part of a team. The successful candidate will be a self-starter and capable multi-tasker who will use these skills to engage students and drive Hillel’s mission,…

Semester in Review

Written by the Hillel Ryerson Staff: Emily Goldstein, Interim Associate Director, Tehila Colman, Advocacy Associate and Or Weiss, Israel Fellow We can’t believe that first semester is over! It’s been an incredible four months. In this newsletter, we decided to shed some light on some of the events that you haven’t heard about yet this…

Inaugural Holocaust Education Week

Written by Geoff Handelman, President of Hillel Ryerson On November 2nd 2017, Hillel Ryerson, in conjunction with Ryerson University and the Ryerson Student’s Union, kicked off its inaugural Holocaust Education Week. The week was open to all Ryerson University students, both Jewish and non-Jewish. The week was pivotal in ensuring that the Holocaust and its…

Food, Faith and Fun

Emily Goldstein, Interim Associate Director at Hillel Ryerson On October 18th, Hillel Ryerson hosted a very special lunch called “Food, Faith and Fun.” This lunch was spearheaded by Imbar Slavat, Hillel Ryerson’s Israel Chair, and was a collaborative event between Hillel Ryerson and the Ryerson Catholic Students Association. The goal of the event was to…