Hillel in the News



Hillel at Binghamton partner with local community for new Shabbat program for downtown Jewish students

"We started this program to bring the Jewish students from the university who live downtown together in order to both create community as well as support the local Jewish community infrastructure..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


Hillel at Binghamton Welcomes Three New Staff Members

"Neta Lee will serve as an Israel fellow, Jeremy Fineberg will be the Jewish Theological Seminary rabbinical student-in-residence and Tali Katz Weiss will serves as part of the Orthodox Union’s Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


Hillel and MSA at Binghamton’s Annual Synagogue/Mosque Trip

"As Jews, we frequent synagogues often. Yet, I didn’t learn the origins of the word “synagogue” until recently, during the annual synagogue/mosque trip, co-sponsored by Hillel at Binghamton and the Binghamton Muslim Student Association..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


Hillel at Binghamton’s Koach Community Participates in World Wide Wrap

"Members of Hillel at Binghamton participated in the World Wide Wrap on February 7. The World Wide Wrap is a project from the Federation of Jewish Men’s Clubs to bring Jewish men and women around the world together...." Click HERE to continue reading. 


Hillel at Binghamton Jewish Winter Break Experiences (Part 1)

"Hillel at Binghamton is excited to be working with The Reporter to bring you eight winter break stories from across the Jewish spectrum. Some occur in communities close to home, others in the homeland. Some were active participants in unique Jewish programs and others had the opportunity to lead and observe. These short, yet meaningful, glimpses into the lives of Binghamton’s Jewish leaders display a perspective much deeper than their transcripts provide..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


Hillel at Binghamton Jewish Winter Break Experiences (Part 2)

"During the first week of winter break, I staffed an Alternative Winter Break service trip for high school students in New Orleans, LA. Ten years after Hurricane Katrina, residents have still not returned to their homes, and food deserts in the city continue to impact daily lives..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


Interview with Yoni Dahlen

"Hillel at Binghamton’s Conservative Community (Koach) has welcomed new Jewish Theological Seminary fellow Yoni Dahlen to campus. Naomi Barnett, Hillel VP of engagement, and Eliana Horwitz, director of Shabbat Experience and former director of Koach for Hillel at Binghamton, sat down with Dahlen to learn a little more about him..." Click HERE to continue reading. 



Israeli Artist Uses Work to Take Down Geographical/Social Barriers

"Israeli artist Amit Shimoni takes iconic images of dignified political and historical figures and recreates them as hipsters. On Thursday evening, he came to Binghamton University to speak about his work..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


Activist Discusses LGBTQ Movement in Israel and the Struggle for Equal Rights

"As an Israeli city councilman and LGBTQ rights activist, Etai Pinkas has a unique perspective of the LGBTQ movement in the Middle East. On Tuesday, he came to Binghamton University to share that perspective, discussing his involvement with the movement and its progression..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


Israeli Flight Crews Land in Binghamton to Discuss Life in the Middle East

"In order to better educate students on Israel’s culture, Binghamton University hosted a panel of flight attendants from the Israeli airline El Al Airlines, who spoke about their experiences living and working in Israel..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


50 Years After, Rabbi Remembers Marching on Selma

"On Friday evening, after Hillel’s weekly Shabbat dinner, the doors of the Chenango Room opened to hear a story of civil rights, religion and putting aside differences to do what’s right..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


In Midst of Violence in Israel, BU Students Gather to Mourn Deaths

"With Israeli flags draped across their backs, Binghamton University students showed their support for Israel with a vigil honoring those killed in the violence this past month..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


Campus Groups, Sodexo Work to Limit Food Waste

"Between the Marketplace and dining halls, students and faculty at Binghamton University have many options for eating on campus. But with food being delivered six days a week to meet campus’ demands, waste is inevitable..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


Thrift Shop Opens in Union, If Just For A Day

"Finding time to go to the mall doesn’t always fit into students’ busy schedules, so on Wednesday, students had the chance to go to a thrift shop right on campus to buy or swap clothing and accessories, all while donating items to local charities..." Click HERE to continue reading. 


On Holocaust Remembrance Day, Campus Commemorates Those Lost

"Local Rabbis, faculty and Hillel members gathered Wednesday night for Binghamton University’s second annual ceremony in honor of Holocaust Remembrance Day, or Yom HaShoah..." Click HERE to continue reading. 



BU Basketball Tournament Honors Teen Killed By Terrorists

"Students at Binghamton University held a basketball tournament in memory of a Jewish-American teen that was killed in a terrorist attack..." Click HERE to continue reading. 



Hundreds honor Holocaust casualties

"Hillel at Binghamton hosted its annual Holocaust Remembrance ceremony Wednesday night, paying tribute to those who lost their lives over 70 years ago..." Click HERE to continue reading. 

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