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Meet Our Student President

Oh, chai there! My name is Maytal and I’m so excited to be back this year as Hillel president. I’m in my fourth year of Knowledge Integration at the University of Waterloo (if you don’t know what that is, don’t worry about it, neither does anyone else in my program). If you haven’t already noticed,…

A Message To The Waterloo Community

Hillel Waterloo has been in conversation with the Federation of Students at the University of Waterloo about the unfortunate scheduling of Clubs & Societies Days during Rosh Hashanah. We expressed our concern that Jewish students will not have the opportunity to learn about the ways in which they can get involved in other clubs on…

High Holidays in Waterloo

Both Temple Shalom (Reform) and Beth Jacob Congregation (Modern Orthodox) as well as Chabad opens their doors to students for the high holidays, whether you want to go to services or be connected with a local family for a holiday meal. Information on service times will be listed on the organizations’ websites or you can…

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…

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…