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Directors and Officers Nominated for 2020-21

The Nominating Committee of the Hillel of San Diego Board of Directors recommends for election the following individuals to serve as directors and officers beginning July 1, 2020. These nominees will stand for election at annual membership meeting called for June 9, 2020. President (2-year term) Todd [...]

CSUSM Hillel Presented Holocaust Survivor & Author Goldie Jacoby

On Yom HaShoah, Hillel CSUSM presented to a waiting-room-only crowd Goldie Jacoby, one of the youngest Holocaust survivors, to tell her story of hiding from the Nazis in a barn for more than two years. Jacoby was born in Poland in 1937. She was just five when she and her family went into hiding [...]

Why was quarantine Passover different from all other Passovers?

At SDSU, Hillel mounted two Instagram Live cooking shows -- one on how to make matzo ball soup and another on how to make matzo brei. About 20 students attended from all over the U.S. and Israel and so did former Israel fellow Gal Winrebe. 40 students received DIY Passover [...]

Coronavirus Stories: Hillel Edition | Jordan from Mozambique & South Africa

Wendy McCreary, Campus Director at Hillel CSUSM, was thrilled to really 'be there' for an international Hillel student as he hurriedly flew home to Mozambique. CSUSM Hillel student Jordan is from Mozambique and chose a four-year college program at CSUSM partly because he has an aunt in San Diego. Wendy [...]