Meet Our Student Presidents

Hi my name is Geoffrey Handelman and I am the president of Hillel Ryerson. I am a second year student majoring in hospitality and tourism management at the Ted Rogers School of Management. Before attending Ryerson I spent a year in Israel learning at Hebrew University and volunteering around the country. This experience not only…

Loft Love

Written by Laura Herman, On One Foot 2018 Team Lead On September 6, 2017 Hillel at Ryerson unveiled its newly renovated student space. The space now boasts swings, a new paint job and even bean bag chairs! On top of all these amazing new additions to the already loved space, it’s now more accessible and…

High Holidays at Ryerson

Hillel Ryerson is situated at the heart of downtown Jewish Toronto, and students can choose from a variety of different services! Check out the options below. Yorkville Jewish Centre Services located at the Windsor Arms Hotel, 18 St. Thomas Street Join us for High Holiday services as you have never experienced them before; engaging, welcoming,…

MEET TEHILA

Who Are You? Name: Tehila Colman. Position: Advocacy Associate at Hillel Ryerson. Hometown: Toronto, Ontario. Where did you go to college/university: York University.   Joining The Family What is your role on campus: To support, educate and help implement advocacy initiatives of Ryerson Students on Campus! What are you *most* excited for this year: To…

MEET OR

Hi everyone! For those of you who don’t know me, my name is Or Weiss and I’m the Jewish Agency for Israel – Israel Fellow at Hillel Ryerson. I arrived in Canada last year and this past May was the first time I went back to Israel after 10 months of being in Toronto leading…

MEET EMILY: OUR INTERIM DIRECTOR

Who Are You? Name: Emily Goldstein. Position: Interim Associate Director at Ryerson. Hometown: Toronto. Where did you go to college/university: University of Toronto and Wilfrid Laurier University.   Joining The Family What is your role on campus: Interim Associate Director at Ryerson. What are you *most* excited for this year: I’m most excited to meet…

Ryerson Year In Review

Written by Danya Borenstein, Director, Teen Initiatives; Education & Engagement It is hard to believe that another school year has passed – and what a year it has been! We welcomed our new Israel fellow, Or, to our Ryerson campus, and were treated to dynamic Israel programming from the moment she stepped foot in our…

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…

Multifaith Shabbat Dinner

Written by Naomi Shore and Laura Herman, Ryerson Hillel Leadership students On March 31, 2017 the Ryerson President’s office collaborated with Hillel Ryerson to host its annual Multi-faith Shabbat Dinner for students and faculty. The goal of this dinner is to bring the Ryerson community together, as we share with them our Shabbat customs, traditions,…

Experiencing Israel Through a Different Lens

Written by Geoffrey Handelman, Ryerson Hillel Israel Engaged Campus Intern The Israel Engaged Campus internship through Hillel Ontario is an initiative that teaches students of all backgrounds unique innovations that Israel is doing in their professional field. Through two impact projects, this internship truly can close the gaps between Jewish and non-Jewish students and create a…