April 2020

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 kits full of most of [...]

Why was quarantine Passover different from all other Passovers?2020-04-29T15:01:23-07:00

March 2020

Israel on Campus Parlor Meeting


At a final gathering before the quarantine began, Elad Kanfi and Shir Azaria, Hillel of San Diego's Jewish Agency Israel Fellows, told a packed house how Hillel invests in student leaders of all religions who can change the conversation and improve the climate on campus for Jewish students. Hillel of San Diego board members, donors, [...]

Israel on Campus Parlor Meeting2020-04-26T12:36:36-07:00

Student-Led Painting Night


SDSU Hillel's painting night was a great example of how Hillel is run by students! Fresh out of an art class, Otis, SDSU class of 2021, spoke up at the beginning of the semester about how much he loves painting! The Hillel staff asked him if he would be interested in hosting a painting night [...]

Student-Led Painting Night2020-04-24T19:23:42-07:00

February 2020

Midterms Survival Kit Party


Midterms have taken over SDSU students’ lives and Hillel is here to help! We hosted a midterms survival kit party with a few adorable puppies for the students to play with because we all know that dogs are the best form of stress relief! Each student left with a goodie bag filled with a spa [...]

Midterms Survival Kit Party2020-04-24T19:09:10-07:00

Bowling For Birthright


We have had such an incredible Birthright recruitment season this year with a full bus of students from SDSU and Cal State San Marcos enrolled for the trip in May! To connect this year's participants with alumni and other interested students, SDSU Hillel hosted an awesome event at Aztec Lanes with free bowling, dinner and [...]

Bowling For Birthright2020-04-24T19:08:28-07:00

Getting Hands-On with Tu B’Shevat


University of San Diego students planted a palm tree on campus to commemorate Tu B'Shevat - the Jewish new year for the trees - outside the University Ministry building. For most students, this was their first time planting anything, let alone a tree. As part of the holiday tradition, students sampled various fruits and nuts [...]

Getting Hands-On with Tu B’Shevat2020-03-25T14:30:04-07:00

Students Dive into Jewish Learning


Students at each of our four campuses have the opportunity to take part in the Jewish Learning Fellowship program, which is a 10-week conversational seminar for students to dive into Judaism and understand the religion in their own way.

Students Dive into Jewish Learning2020-02-21T10:45:44-08:00