Zac​ ​Kaye’s​ ​Fall​ ​2017​ ​Reflection

Written by Zac Kaye, Interim Director of Western Hillel It’s hard to believe that we are more than half way through the semester, where midterms are the great topic of the moment for many students. At the same time, the highly energized student executive members with both Hillel and Israel On Campus are extremely busy…

Meet Our Student Presidents

Hi, I’m Gabi! I am starting my fourth year at Western studying Media, Information and Technoculture. I have been involved in Hillel since my first year and have loved every second of it! As president of Hillel this year, it is my mission to create Jewish programming for as many students on campus as possible.…

Leadership Retreat

Written by Brooke Lindzon, VP Communication at Western Hillel Each year Western Hillel takes a day at the beginning of September to host a leadership retreat for all of the current Hillel and Hillel’s Israel on Campus (IOC) committee heads and members. This past Sunday, we were happy to host many of our Hillel leaders…

L’Shana Tova

In the first chapter of the essential Jewish text, ‘Pirke Avot’, we are advised to “Find yourself a teacher,”- to seek out those who we can learn from in order to gain a better understanding of the various aspects of our world. This year, as students enter the opening semester at University, we are all…

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…