In The News

In The News

Rutgers Hillel is often featured in the campus newspaper, The Daily Targum; in  New Jersey’s various Jewish and local papers; and sometimes even in the press Beyond the Banks. Enjoy these articles highlighting Rutgers Hillel In The News.

Rutgers Hillel Leader Offers Overview of Jewish Life on Campus

The Jewish Link, July 20, 2023

Harris Glass named CEO of Rutgers Hillel

ROI-NJ, June 6, 2023

Rutgers President Jonathan Holloway Honored at Hillel Gala

The Jewish Link, May 11, 2023

Rutgers Hillel goes to Israel

The Jewish Standard, February 9, 2023

Senator Cory Booker visits Rutgers Hillel to discuss antisemitism on campus

The Jewish Standard, December 1, 2022

Rutgers service groups give back to New Brunswick community for Good Deeds Day
The Daily Targum, November 20, 2018

Terror victim remembered for kindness, sense of humor
New Jersey Jewish News, November 14, 2018

After a Tough Year, Taking Stock of Jewish Life at Rutgers
Jewish Link of New Jersey, November 8, 2018

RU Hillel hosts head of Israeli space team
New Jersey Jewish News, February 22, 2016

Rutgers Hillel launches Tanakh project in memory of Ezra Schwartz
Jewish Community Voice, February 17, 2016

Racing tot he Moon
New Jersey Jewish Standard, February 12, 2016

New Hillel facility welcomes Jewish community
Daily Targum, October 6, 2015

Rutgers Hillel Cited at Hadassah Symposium
New Jersey Jewish News, May 18, 2015

Rutgers Hillel, Peacemakers talk Middle Eastern conflict
Daily Targum, February 16. 2015

Poorly researched article spreads lies by normalizing Hamas
Daily Targum, October 8, 2014

Despite Combative Interruptions, Rutgers Hillel Event Brings Attention to Human Rights Abuses
Truth Revolt, October 1, 2014

Opening the Gates to Jewish-Muslim Dialogue

Experts discuss radical Islam among protests
The Daily Targum, October 1, 2014

Israel advocacy expert urges bridge-building
New Jersey Jewish News, September 30, 2014

Rutgers Hillel vigil remembers slain teens
New Jersey Jewish News, July 9, 2014

200 at Rutgers mourn murdered Israeli teens, July 3, 2014

Rutgers Alumna seeks to create pluralist society
Daily Targum, March 13, 2014

Rutgers grad is voice for Israeli feminists
New Jersey Jewish News, February 26, 2014

Chabad House stands with Hillel against bigotry
Daily Targum, February 3, 2014

Birthright program expanding eligibility beyond first-timers
New Jersey Jewish News, January 29, 2014

Hillel demands more than just an apology
Daily Targum, January 29, 2014

Anti-Hillel oped embarrasses Rutgers newspaper
New Jersey Jewish News, January 29, 2014

Rutgers Student Newspaper Apologizes For ‘Distasteful’ Opinion Column About Campus Hillel
Business Insider, January 28, 2014

Content will be more carefully chosen in the future
Daily Targum, January 27, 2014

1/24/2014 – Can Hillel’s funding be put to better use elsewhere? – Colleen Jolly
Daily Targum, January 23, 2014

Uganda rabbi: Generosity by Jews counters bigotry
New Jersey Jewish News, December 2, 2013

Race educates about Israel
Daily Targum, November 18, 2013

Week of ‘twinning’ unites Muslims, Jews
New Jersey Jewish News, November 18, 2013

Rutgers sees no bias in pro-Palestinian ‘eviction’ campaign
New Jersey Jewish News, November 15, 2013

Rutgers Hillel House to be named for Eva & Arie Halpern
Jewish Community Voice, November 13, 2013

Halpern family gives $3M for Hillel building
Daily Targum, November 8, 2013

Misrepresentation of Hillel cannot go uncorrected
Daily Targum, November 8,2013

$3M Gift to Rutgers Hillel Honors Holocaust Survivors
Jewish Link of Bergen County, October 31, 2013

Rutgers Hillel gets $3 million toward new building campaign
Children make gift in memory of parents, Arie and Eva Halpern
New Jersey Jewish News, October 30, 2013

Rutgers SJP should be held accountable for policy violations
Daily Targum, October 22, 2013

Rutgers Hillel seeks penalties for pro-Palestinian protest
New Jersey Jewish News, October 15, 2013

Rutgers Hillel Moves Torah to New Home
Rutgers Today, October 7, 2013

Rutgers Hillel moves from its College Avenue building to a temporary home, October 4, 2013

Rutgers Hillel packs up Torah, moves to temporary home amid College Ave. makeover
New Jersey Star Ledger, October 4, 2013

Hillel community celebrates move to temporary building
Daily Targum, October 4, 2013

Laura Faiwiszevski: Passionate Pro-Israel Activist
Jewish Press, July 26, 2013

New Rutgers Hillel building gets green light from Zoning Board
Asbury Park Press

Planners okay new site for Rutgers Hillel
New Jersey Jewish News, July 1, 2013

Anti Israel Resolution as Engagement Opportunity
The Times of Israel, June 13, 2013

Rutgers Hillel Director Discusses Increasing Incidence of Anti-Semitism
Rutgers Media Relations, June 17, 2013

My Years with Hillel
Jewish Philanthropy, May 10, 2013

Graffiti for Israel
I am Rutgers, May 2, 2013

At Rutgers, a Colorful Way to Support Israel
Israel Campus Beat, April 29, 2013

Rutgers Hillel names new site for new home
New Jersey Jewish News, April 19, 2013

Reform teens schooled in policy, advocacy
New Jersey Jewish News, March 13, 2013

Foundation selects U.’s Hillel rabbi as leadership mentor
Daily Targum, February 20, 2013

First Generation Soviet-Jewry Descendants: Bad Jews?
The Nation, January 22, 2013

Fundraising By Default
Jewish Philanthropy, January 16, 2013

Reform Judaism Goes Back to School: What I’m Learning about Reform Jewish Education from College Students, January 14, 2013

Rutgers pro-Israel rally draws 250 supporters
New Jersey Jewish News, November 21, 2012

Students rally in response to conflict in the Middle East
Daily Targum, November 20, 2012

 Rutgers Hillel launches ‘JeRsey StRong’ for Sandy relief
New Jersey Jewish News, November 14, 2012

Hillel hosts ‘Days Without Hate’
Daily Targum, November 13, 2012

Hillel Blog, Congratulations to Aviva Rosenberg
November 13, 2012

Palestinian supporters sue Rutgers over frozen funds
New Jersey Jewish News, September 20, 2012

The Wheel of Jewish Continuity, May 7, 2012

The Wheel of Jewish Continuity

Hillel honors staffer at Rutgers
My Central Jersey, September 3, 2012

Marlboro woman earns service award
News Transcript, June 13, 2012

Conservative campus program earns reprieve
New Jersey Jewish News, June 13, 2012 and Jewish Standard, June 15, 2012

Reform rabbi at Rutgers relates his outreach role
New Jersey Jewish News, June 13, 2012

The new college try
New Jersey Jewish News, June 13, 2012

Koach may be put on hold
Jewish Standard, June 8, 2012

RU Hillel aims to boost Conservative outreach
New Jersey Jewish News, June 6, 2012

Taking the ‘A-word’ right out of our mouths
New Jersey Jewish News, June 5, 2012

Natural born leader helms Rutgers Hillel
Jewish Standard, June 1, 2012

Rutgers Hillel Associate Director Wins Award
New Brunswick Patch, May 24, 2012

Taking steps toward defeating ‘Hate Week’
The Times of Israel, May 21, 2012

Kushner alumnus urges students to ‘fight back’
New Jersey Jewish News, May 23, 2012

Campus caters to observant Jewish students
The Record, May 19, 2012

Four Rutgers Hillel Nominees Win “ROSCARS” at Rutgers
New Brunswick Patch, May 2012

Targeted activist honored at Rutgers Hillel gala
New Jersey Jewish News, May 7, 2012

Mental Athlete, Engineering Major, and Medical School Candidate Strengthens Identity as an Israeli-American at Rutgers
Rutgers Focus, May 9, 2012

Federations seek action on Rutgers Hitler spoof
New Jersey Jewish News, May 2, 2012

Special Feature: Our Prayer
Koach Magazine, April 23, 2012

Campus Bias Charges Divide Jewish Groups
The Chronicle of Higher Education, April 22, 2012

NJ Senator Menendez Condemns Anti-Semitism at Rutgers University
The Algemeiner, April 20, 2012

Gaza Strip Lacks Effective Leadership
Daily Targum, April 19, 2012

Religious panel educates on human accountability
Daily Targum, April 18, 2012

Israeli envoy discusses region in Rutgers visit
New Jersey Jewish News, April 18, 2012

Pols tout Israel at RU student leaders’ event
New Jersey Jewish News, April 18, 2012

Winn-Dworkin joins Rutgers Hillel
NJ Jewish Standard, March 23, 2012

Rutgers Hillel Welcomes New Director of Development
New Brunswick Patch, March 19, 2012

Israeli Reservists Stand Up for Israel at Rutgers University
Israel National News

Israeli Soldiers to Speak at Rutgers University
New Brunswick Patch, March 19, 2012

Rutgers Hillel Israel Advocacy Receives National Recognition
New Jersey Jewish News, March 14, 2012

Students learn advocacy at ‘Talk Israel’
New Jersey Jewish News, March 14, 2012

Ethiopian Jew tells of coming home to Israel

Talk part of response by Rutgers Hillel to ‘apartheid week’
New Jersey Jewish News, March 13, 2012

Rutgers students say ‘yes’ to peace, ‘no’ to hate
New Jersey Jewish News, March 13, 2012

Campus groups work to build awareness of causes
Daily Targum, March 2, 2012

Panel explains gender differences in religion
Daily Targum, February 29, 2012

Rabbi’s initiative helps students discover faith on campus
Daily Targum, February 23, 2012

Rutgers Hillel set to counter ‘Apartheid Week’
New Jersey Jewish News, February 22, 2012

How best to respond to the annual hate fest known as “Israel Apartheid Week”?
New Jersey Jewish News, February 22, 2012

Pioneering Rabbi at Rutgers Hillel Reaches Out to Those Who Identify as Reform
Rutgers Focus, February 20, 2012

Three Faiths Share Views on Divinity at Rutgers
New Jersey Jewish News, February 8, 2012

Rutgers Brass offers Assurances to Jewish Leaders
New Jersey Jewish News, January 25, 2012

Hanukkah:  Not the Jewish Christmas
Rutgers Today, December 16, 2011

El Al crew lands at Rutgers to tell of life in Israel
New Jersey Jewish News, December 12, 2011

Rutgers builds reputation as Jewish destination
New Jersey Jewish News, December 7, 2011

Department of Education to investigate University
The Daily Targum, December 6, 2011

Empowering students in defense of Israel
New Jersey Jewish News, November 30, 2011

New Brunswick man charged with attacks on Jewish stores
New Jersey Jewish News, December 1, 2011

Vandalism Shocks New Jersey Community
Tablet Magazine, November 30, 2011

New Brunswick, Highland Park Jewish sites targeted by vandals
New Jersey Jewish News , November 30, 2011

Council aims to connect Jewish culture, greek life
The Daily Targum, November 28, 2011

A capella concert closes anti-hate campaign
The Daily Targum, November 10, 2011

Hillel, bone marrow foundation search for donors
The Daily Targum, November 9, 2011

New Jersey Jewish News, October 17, 2011

At Rutgers, Breaking the Barriers that Divide
Rutgers Today, Focus, October 2011

Rutgers Hillel Professional Named to Prestigious Harrison Lapid Initiative
South Brunswick Patch, October 1, 2011

Free speech should work both ways
The Daily Targum, September 29, 2011

Israeli vet touts IDF’s tolerance toward gays
New Jersey Jewish News, September 23, 2011

Rutgers event stresses ties among Muslims, Jews
New Jersey Jewish News, September 19, 2011

Teaneck mayors discuss unity
The Daily Targum, September 12, 2011

On Ground Zero Anniversary, Jewish and Muslim Rutgers Students Host Event for Common Ground
New Brunswick Patch, September 14, 2011

Rutgers Hillel wins national award
Jewish Community Voice, September 7, 2011

Students should work for better understanding
The Daily Targum, September 6, 2011

New staff expands outreach at Rutgers Hillel
New Jersey Jewish News, August 22, 2011

Movie to marshal support for college Israel advocacy: Rutgers students to lead discussion
The Jewish Standard, August 5, 2011

Israel advocacy position to be created at RU Hillel
New Jersey Jewish News, June 7, 2011

Rutgers Hillel celebrates success in combating anti-Israelism on campus
The Jewish Standard, June 3, 2011

Rutgers to get Reform rabbi
The Jewish Standard, June 3, 2011

NYC meets New Brunswick: Bryce Diamond

Rutgers: Her Campus, April 23, 2011

Rutgers rejects speaker’s call for Israel boycott:

McCormick assures Hillel as BDS activist gives campus lecture
New Jersey Jewish News, April 14, 2011

Rutgers adds master’s degree in Jewish studies
New Jersey Jewish News, March 23, 2011

African immigrants share experiences in Israel
The Daily Targum, March 1, 2011

Rutgers students ‘stand up’ for Mideast peace

New Jersey Jewish News

March 9, 2011

Aspiring singer balances career, college lifestyle: Person of the week

The Daily Targum

February 8, 2011

Hillel extends invite to BAKA

The Daily Targum

February 7, 2011

Gathering on Rutgers campus touts U.S.-Israel ties

New Jersey Jewish News

February 3, 2011

Israel supporters, critics in Rutgers showdown

New Jersey Jewish News

February 1, 2011

Leaders promote Israel relations

The Daily Targum

January 31, 2011

Federations aid Rutgers Hillel’s pro-Israel efforts

The Jewish Exponent

January 27, 2011

Rutgers program builds bridges with Israel

The Daily Targum

January 26, 2011

Three-day campaign fosters understanding

The Daily Targum

November 11, 2010

BAKA event raises questions over fundraising


November 8, 2010

Gaza blockade event at Rutgers faces challenge

ADL, Hillel charge fund-raiser violates university policy

New Jersey Jewish News

November 4, 2010

Rutgers Hillel responds to gay student’s suicide

The Daily Targum

October 6, 2010

R’ Reed pens chapter for updated Jewish college student guide


July 2, 2010

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Rabbi Esther Reed

Rutgers Focus

October 8, 2008


Tribute to Rabbi Julius Funk, zt”l

Hundreds remember lasting legacy of Rutgers Hillel’s founding rabbi

New Jersey Jewish News

June 29, 2006