Games Night with Hillel and the Muslim Students Association

Written by The Hillel Waterloo Exec Team On March 28th, 2017 Hillel hosted our last event of the 2017 winter term: A games night in collaboration with the Muslim Students Association. The event a huge success! Over 75 Jewish and Muslim students came together, played board games, foosball and video games, ate snacks and made…

The Story of Noam Gershony

Written by Hillel Waterloo Exec This week, Hillel Waterloo hosted Noam Gershony, Israeli wheelchair tennis player and para-olympic gold medalist. His story is one of inspiration and courage. Noam spoke to an audience of Waterloo students and community members, telling the story of how his Apache helicopter crashed to the ground during the 2006 Lebanon…

We’re Hiring Students!

Hillel Waterloo is hiring students for the 2017-2018 academic year. Available paid internships include: Israel Engaged Campus Internship, Jewski Engagement Internship, Administrative Internship, Israeli Hebrew Engagement Internship, Homecoming Internship, Media Internship.   To apply please visit: www.hillelontario.org/internships

Pack For Purpose

Written by Emily Goldstein, Director Hillel Waterloo Hillel Waterloo is very proud to have run “Pack for Purpose” this month, a brand new social justice oriented event. The event took place in two parts. The first part involved guided discussions around homelessness. Students sat in a circle and were encouraged to give their thoughts, opinions…

January Brings Artistic Expression Inspiration to Waterloo

Look closely at the portraits. Some of them have doves in the sky, while others have different symbols. See if you can spot them all! Written by Emily Goldstein, Director of Hillel Waterloo Here in Waterloo, Hillel put on some incredible events this month. Earlier in the month, Hillel Waterloo partnered with Stand with Us…

“Cheppy Channukah!”

Written by Emily Goldstein, Director Hillel Waterloo Shalom Everyone! Brrr…the days have a gotten a little colder and winter is definitely upon us. I hope you are keeping warm in your winter boots, hats, gloves, scarves and layers upon layers of other fabrics! In this time of year, we’ve got lots to look forward to,…

Holocaust Education Week in Waterloo

Written by Emily Goldstein, Director, Hillel Waterloo Holocaust Education week in Waterloo was a HUGE success. It started with our Interfaith Shabbat dinner that engaged over 80 students from all different faiths and backgrounds. Hillel students demonstrated leadership as they explained the Jewish rituals of Kiddush, Handwashing and the Motzei. We were also honoured to…

Cheers to a Great October!

Written by Hillel Executive Team, Hillel Waterloo The road to Waterloo is paved with red, orange and gold leaves, and the road has started to making that crunchy sound beneath our feet – a sure sign that October is here! In the midst of the days getting a little shorter and chillier, Hillel Waterloo ushered…

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Fresh Air Frosh

Written by Leeat and Maytal Perlman, Student Leadership Team, Hillel Waterloo On Sunday September 16th, 2016 the Hillel Waterloo team welcomed old and new faces to Waterloo Park for Fresh Air Frosh. The Hillel Waterloo team enjoyed quality time with fellow Waterloo Warriors and Laurier Golden Hawks with Bubble Soccer. Using huge inflatable bubbles, students…