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NC Hillel Blog

  • My Story | Pamela Partridge
    Dec 22, 2016
    PamPartridgePamela Partridge transferred to UNC from a school with a small Jewish community. Read her reflections on how Carolina's thriving Jewish community has greatly impacted her college experience.


  • Birthright Israel | The Golan Heights and Tiberias
    Dec 22, 2016
    Winter 16  2Today we visited the Golan Heights, the northern part of Israel, where we were able to see the ancient city of Gamla. Alyssa Gildenhorn (UNC Charlotte) remarked, “I enjoyed visiting Gamla, where we saw ruins of a Jewish settlement that was besieged by the Romans. You don't see ancient things like that in America, and as our guide told us the story of the Jewish community there, it really came alive for me.”


  • Birthright Israel | Welcome to Israel!
    Dec 21, 2016
    BR Blogphoto Winter16NC Hillel's Birthright participants have landed in Israel! Check out their reflections on their opening ceremony in Caesarea and more, all packed into day #1.


  • NC Hillel receives top awards at the Hillel International Global Assembly
    Dec 16, 2016
    Team MEx Awards 2016North Carolina Hillel received three prestigious awards from Hillel International on Monday, December 12, more than any other organization in attendance at the Hillel International Global Assembly.


  • Sixth Annual President's Interfaith & Community Service Campus Challenge 2016 Reflection
    Nov 16, 2016
    Miriam RoochvargAs president of our Interbelief Initiative at NCSU, I attended the Sixth Annual President’s Interfaith and Community Service Campus Challenge at Gallaudet University. While there, I presented, along with students from three other colleges, on best practices for connecting with community partners on and off campus for interfaith programs. Planning interfaith work can be extremely draining, but hearing the insight, experiences and passion shared by the students, faculty and staff who do this at their colleges and their nonprofits was much needed. To be around others like me, who are passionate in doing what I’m doing, working today for a better tomorrow for all, is inspiring and reinforcing me to continue what I do.


  • Statewide Shabbat hosted at UNC Greensboro
    Oct 13, 2016
    SaraGottschalk Statewide Shabbat 2016We were honored to be able to host this semester's NC Hillel Statewide Shabbat dinner at UNC Greensboro. Over 70 students from across the state attended on September 16th and about 20 students were at the next morning's bagel brunch. Our student-run event was a huge success! As a matter of fact, it was the biggest one in recent memory. Each table at dinner was filled with a mix of students from different campuses.


  • NC Hillel condemns Nazi flag displayed by UNCC student
    Oct 6, 2016
    North Carolina Hillel vigorously condemns the anti-Semitic display of a Nazi flag, featuring a large swastika, in a UNC Charlotte dormitory window last weekend.


  • Leon Levine Foundation $35K Matching Grant for Charlotte Hillel
    Aug 26, 2016
    hillel fundraising thermometer.fwHelp us reach our goal of $35,000 by August 31! Double your impact.
    Every dollar donated through August 31, 2016 will be matched by the Leon Levine Foundation, up to $35,000!


  • Condolences to the Kaplan family
    Jul 20, 2016

    Tobee KaplanI am very sad to share the news that Tobee Kaplan (zichrona livracha - may her memory be a blessing) passed away on Monday, July 18, 2016. 

    Tobee was an amazing woman, with great vision and boundless compassion. She exuded genuine warmth and humility, and with a twinkle in her eye, she was always eager to listen and delighted to learn about Hillel's efforts and celebrate our successes. 

    We will miss her friendship, her leadership and her wonderful smile. 



  • Welcoming two new NC Hillel professional staff members
    Jul 7, 2016
    NC Hillel logoNorth Carolina Hillel is excited to welcome two new colleagues to the staff team in late July and August!


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