What Being Jewish Means to Me

What Being Jewish Means to Me By Max DuBoff ’19 Max DuBoff ’19 This is the first of two blog posts written by students who spoke during the Rutgers Hillel Kol Nidre service for Yom Kippur.  Yonkel goes to his rabbi and says, “Rabbi, I want you to make me a Levite.”...

Israel Changed Me Forever

Israel Changed Me Forever By Jordan Siegel, Class of 2018   Sam Kralle, Jordan Siegel, and Kelly Stimmel on their birthright trip For me Birthright was an eye opening and life changing experience. Before going on Birthright I felt little to no connection to the...

10 Extraordinary Days on Birthright

10 Extraordinary Days on Birthright by Jose Matiella ’17   I was never a religious person, and I don’t plan on becoming one. However, my birthright trip made me feel closer to the Jewish people and made me embrace my Jewish heritage. It’s an extraordinary...

The Trip of a Lifetime

The Trip of a Lifetime By Jacob Persily, Class of 2016 10 days – 12,000 miles in the air – 75 miles on foot – 1 incredible experience Jacob Persily ’16 at the kotel on Birthright with Rutgers Hillel in May 2016 There is no better way to characterize the incredible...

Rutgers Hillel Leadership Training Day

Rutgers Hillel Leadership Training Day By Max DuBoff, Class of 2019 Julia Motis ’17 , Ashtyn Greenstein ’17, Brittany Yesner ’19, Sam Snyder ’19 and Max DuBoff ’19 at Leadership Day in May 2016 I’m Max DuBoff, and I’m incredibly excited to serve as Koach/Conservative...

Happy Sukkot

This week-long holiday commemorates the Jews living in booths while wandering in the desert. Come join our festive meals in the Sukkah!

Rutgers Hillel Latte Pledge

  Rutgers Hillel Latte Pledge The Rutgers Hillel Latte Pledge is a new way for departing seniors and recent Rutgers alumni to give back, and be part of our culture of giving and philanthropy. For college students, the Latte Pledge provides an opportunity to thank an...

Roscars

FOUR RUTGERS HILLEL NOMINEES WIN ROSCARS AWARDS  RABBI ESTHER REED, STUDENT SAM WEINER, INTERFAITH SHABBAT DINNER, SCARLET KNIGHT BAR MITZVAH EARN RECOGNITION NEW BRUNSWICK– Rutgers Hillel once again dominated the 2012 Rutgers Outstanding Students Celebration and...