High Holidays in London, Ontario

Western Hillel Rosh Hashana Brunch hosted by Danielle Baron and Oona Nadler! When: Thursday, September 21, 2017 from 10:30am to noon Where: 1231 Richmond Street, London, Ontario Contact: danielle.baron@hillelontario.org with any questions! Hey everyone! Let’s jump into 5778 with food, friends, and festivities (I.e. the usual). Join us at the Hillel house on Thursday the…

MEET DANIELLE

Who Are You? Name: Danielle Baron. Position: Program Coordinator. Hometown: Wayne, NJ. Where did you go to college/university: University of Hartford.   Joining The Family What is your role on campus: I plan to spend most of my time meeting students and helping to create a positive environment for our Hillel. What are you *most*…

MEET MATAN

Who Are You? Name: Matan Boni Position: Assistant Director, Strategic Partnerships & JAFI Israel Fellow at Western Hillel. Hometown: Kiryat Ono, Israel. Where did you go to college/university: Sapir Academic College in Sderot.   Joining The Family What is your role on campus: Being a resource for students about Israel and advocacy, empowering student leaders…

Flipping the Calendar Pages

Written by Carli Fink, Associate Director, Western Hillel I began this role in August by describing Labour Day as the New Year’s Eve of the academic calendar. It boggles my mind how quickly the pages have turned, and how we now sit at the proverbial ‘last day of school.’ Although students finished writing exams weeks…

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…

Good Deeds Day

Written by Ari Matchen, IOC Executive Member On April 2nd, Hillel’s Israel on Campus took part in International Good Deeds Day. A group of volunteers representing IOC met early in the day at our campus Hillel house, and we made dozens of bagged lunches while jamming out to Israeli tunes. We included sandwiches, fruits, granola…

Israel Week 2017

Written by Aly Silverberg, Israel on Campus VP Communications After a relaxing Reading Week, students got right back into the swing of things at Western with Israel Week! An addition to our annual Israel Day, this week was packed with amazing programming. The week started off on February 27th, with a social media kickoff, highlighting…

We’re Hiring Students!

Western Hillel 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

Application Season!

Written by Carli Fink, Associate Director, Western Hillel This month has been a flurry of activity at Western Hillel! This week in particular, students have been streaming into the Hillel House to enjoy our snacks and television, and to share parts of themselves with us. The cause of all this excitement? It’s Birthright Israel one-on-one…