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High Holiday service preparations by Hillel at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, Va. Source: Hillel at Virginia Tech via Facebook.

Hillel and Repair the World launch 2021-22 campus corps program

Repair the World and Hillel International announce the Repair Campus Corps Program, which will support 150 college student corps members around the world to engage their peers in service, civic engagement, Jewish learning and...
A panel of experts from the Jerusalem Center for Public Affairs and the Committee for Accuracy in Middle East Reporting in America (CAMERA) discuss anti-Semitism in the media, campus and public life. Photo by Kineret Rifkind.

New initiatives join forces to battle anti-Semitism on college campuses

The Academic Engagement Network (AEN) and Hillel International recently launched separate initiatives to address anti-Semitism and anti-Zionism on college campuses. AEN’s Improving the Campus Climate Initiative (ICCI) and Hillel International’s Campus Climate Initiative (CCI) will engage intensively with...
Hallway at the Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP) building in downtown Boston. Credit: cjp.org.

Boston-based philanthropic partnership to transition to Hillel International

IACT (Inspired, Active, Committed, Transformed), the signature campus engagement initiative created by Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston (CJP) and scaled nationally in partnership with the Edward Fein Foundation, will move to Hillel International...
The Israeli delegation leads attendees in singing Israel's national anthem “Hatikvah” at the BBYO International Convention in Dallas, February 2020. Photo by Jason Dixson Photography.

Hillel International and BBYO to offer virtual college visits for high school seniors

In a first-of-its-kind partnership, Hillel International, the largest Jewish campus organization, and BBYO, the Jewish teen movement, are connecting graduating high school seniors with current college students for virtual campus visits and question-and-answer sessions so prospective...
Adam Lehman. Credit: Hillel International.

Hillel in a new decade: Meeting young Jews where they are in 2020 and...

Hillel International announced Adam Lehman last week as its new president and CEO. Lehman, who has held the interim CEO position since July 2019, previously served as the organization’s chief operating officer for four years....
Adam Lehman. Credit: Hillel International.

Hillel International names Adam Lehman as new president and CEO

Hillel International announced Adam Lehman as its new president and CEO on Tuesday. Lehman, who has held the interim CEO position since July 2019, previously served as the organization’s chief operating officer for four years. In...
Hillel Foundation International Center in Washington, D.C. Credit: Flickr.

The David Project officially becomes Hillel’s Center for Community Outreach

The David Project, an Israel-advocacy group, has evolved into Hillel International’s Hillel U Center for Community Outreach. It became part of Hillel International’s Israel Engagement and Education department in 2017 after it was founded by...
Hillel International President and CEO Eric Fingerhut. Credit: Hillel International.

Eric Fingerhut to leave Hillel International for Jewish Federations of North America

Hillel International announced on Thursday that Eric Fingerhut will be leaving as president and CEO for the Jewish Federations of North America in that same role. The Cleveland Jewish News first reported Fingerhut’s new position. “For more than...
Students Supporting Israel chapter at Wake Forest University. Credit: Courtesy.

Hillel International tells Wake Forest Jewish students to ‘lay low’ during anti-Israel week

Amid this week being “Palestinian Rights Awareness Week” at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, N.C., pro-Israel campus students and Hillel professionals disagree on the appropriate approach toward countering the latest installation of anti-Israel bias....
Michael Steinhardt. Courtesy of the Steinhardt Foundation.

Major Jewish philanthropist Michael Steinhardt faces ‘#MeToo’ allegations

Michael Steinhardt, one of Hillel International’s biggest donors, made inappropriate sexual remarks to a female employee of the organization, according to The Jewish Week. As a result, Hillel has launched an investigation, as a second female employee...