Thanks for a great trip, Birthright!

Thanks for a great trip, Birthright! By Brianna Bornstein ’20   My experience on birthright was so special. If you had asked me a few months ago what I expected from this trip, I would have had no clue how to respond. I went in with an open mind and let the...

Statement By Rutgers Hillel Board of Directors

STATEMENT BY RUTGERS HILLEL BOARD OF DIRECTORS As members of the Board of Directors of Rutgers Hillel, we reject recent calls for Hillel Director Andrew Getraer to apologize for “Islamophobic remarks.” Such claims are based on false charges made more than a year...

Thoughts on Yom HaShoa – Holocaust Memorial Day

Thoughts on Yom HaShoa – Holocaust Memorial Day by Andrew Getraer, Executive Director, Rutgers Hillel April 24, 2017   I will never forget the day that my wife Jean and I visited Auschwitz-Birkenau. It was a slate grey day in late fall/early winter. There was no...

First Student Board Gathering in the New Building

First Student Board Gathering in the New Building By Brittany Yesner ’19 On Monday, January 16, the Rutgers Hillel Student Board met for the first time of the new secular year for our January Leadership Day. Leadership Day is an intensive training day for the...

Building Bridges on Campus By Alex Hamilton ’16

Building Bridges on Campus By Alex Hamilton, Class of 2016 Rutgers Hillel Student Board President 2015-2016 When I started this year, I set out to do three things: to connect more organizations to Hillel, to encourage more inter-Hillel work, and to help the Rutgers...