Mishloach Manot

Mishloach Manot

Purim morning as a child felt like what I imagine Christmas morning feels like for those who celebrate. My mom ran a gift basket company, and Purim morning was when she would turn those talents towards her family. Placed carefully next to each of my siblings’ doors...
Chella Man

Chella Man

On February 1, 2022, I had the pleasure of co-hosting a Q&A session with Chella Man. Chella Man is a deaf, genderqueer, transmasculine, Chinese, Jewish artist. Amassing almost half a million followers on Instagram, Chella has dedicated his work to advocating for...
Parashat Shemini

Parashat Shemini

Weekly D’var: Shemini – Rebecca Assor, Hillel Ryerson In this week’s Torah portion, Parshat Shemini, the Torah lists the qualifications of kosher animals. Land animals must have complete split hooves and chew their cud. The Torah then lists four animals which...
Parashat Tzav 5782

Parashat Tzav 5782

Weekly D’var: Tzav – Rabbi Ariella Rosen, Hillel UofT In conversations with students, from the casual passing check-in to the more focused one-to-one encounter, I hear a lot about how they are doing. One word has emerged frequently recently: burnout. Between academic...
Parshat Vayikra

Parshat Vayikra

Weekly D’var: Vayikra – Adam Miller, Western Hillel Parashat Vayikra, the first portion of the Book of Leviticus, introduces the Priestly Code, the various rites undertaken by the Priests of the ancient Jewish temple, and the sacrifices that individuals had to bring...
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