February 2020

No-Recipe Cookies with FYSH


FYSH (First Year Students of Hillel)  celebrated Valentine’s Day by making cookies with no recipe. Yes, you heard us, NO RECIPE :) This event was especially entertaining because the FYSH needed to decide within their groups which ingredients, and how much of the ingredients, were needed to make the cookies. It was a friendly competition [...]

No-Recipe Cookies with FYSH2020-04-26T11:15:43-07:00

Succulents and Sweets


FYSH (First Year Students of Hillel) celebrated Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish new year for the trees, with a variety of fruit and chocolate.  Participants made fruit kabobs, and each decorated and planted a flower pot with a variety of herbs and flowers such as chamomile, lavender, sage, and mint.  Tu B'Shevat is an ecological holiday [...]

Succulents and Sweets2020-04-26T11:28:36-07:00

Hummus with Hussein Aboubakr: Israel Through Different Perspectives


Egyptian writer and educator Hussein Aboubakr joined Hillel at University of San Diego recently to discuss antisemitism with students. “Everyone’s voice should be included in the conversation about combatting antisemitism," reacted Simon Mizrahi. "Hussein gave students some essential tools to guide students in their approaches.” Aboubakr was born in 1989 to an Arab Muslim family [...]

Hummus with Hussein Aboubakr: Israel Through Different Perspectives2020-04-23T21:11:37-07:00