Category: Entertainment

A Conversation With Tal Nimrodi

  Thanks to our new initiative Unbox Israel, which is made possible by Matana and CIJA, our students receive a box filled with different Israeli goods each month. In November our campuses received a box filled with delicious nut-butters from the Israeli company RUSTYS nut-butters and treats. We were lucky to be able to interview Tal…

8 Foodie Blogs You Have To Follow Now

It’s winter, which means we’ll be spending a lot more time indoors. Where better to be than the kitchen! If you are looking to experiment with easy, yet healthy recipes, you should definitely check out these blogs! What Jew Wanna Eat You might have noticed that we love sharing content posted by What Jew Wanna…

6 Profiles You Should Definitely Schwipe Right On

The Good Jewish Boy/Girl Make your mom proud and schwipe right on the good Jewish girl or boy. The one with a Jewish mom who has the most delicious recipes, will do Shabbat dinner every week with you, and worry and nudge you constantly out of the goodness of her heart. The Studious Boy/Girl It…

5 Reasons Why You Should  Join Your Hillel’s On One Foot Team

On One Foot (OOF) is an innovative, peer to peer fundraising campaign, first launched in 2016 at Guelph and Queen’s. Due to it’s amazing success, On One Foot will be kicking off January 2018 across seven campuses and we can’t wait to see the results. But first, let’s talk about what we have accomplished on…

Why We Love Israel In The Winter

Our students often say that they prefer going on Birthright in the summer over the winter so that they can extend their trips. However, lots of trip leaders will tell you that winter trips are just so much more fun! Your Hillel Ontario staff agrees with that! Here are seven good reasons why you should…

Meet Seth

Who Are You? Name: Seth Goren Position: Vice President, Education and Engagement Hometown: Oreland, Pennsylvania, USA (just outside of Philadelphia) Where did you go to college/university? I went to the University of Pennsylvania for what seemed like forever (undergrad, graduate, and law school), and then attended Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion for…

Meet Bev

  Who Are You? Name: Bev Shimansky Position:  Chief Campus Officer Hometown: Montreal, Quebec Where did you go to college/university?  Mcgill University, Wurzweiler School of Social Work at Yeshiva University & Spertus College   Joining the Family What is your role at Hillel? My primary role is to supervise and nurture the campus Directors and…

18 Rosh HaShanah Resolutions

We all make them and most of us don’t keep them! Here is a list of our favourite resolutions that we challenge you to keep this year. We’ve even added some extra resolutions to see how far you’ll go!   Be a better you: – Work out more frequently – Eat healthy food – Call…

All About Masha

Masha Jewski is not your average Matryoshka. While other Russian dolls wear flowers, Masha wears two shades of blue, the color of Hillel Ontario, UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, and other Jewish and Israeli organizations, to welcome Jewish students from different communities. Masha herself is from Thornhill and studies at York University. However, she is…