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Suspect arrested after antisemitic note found at Rhode Island Hillel center

Threatening note found at Hillel serving Brown University and Rhode Island School of Design contained violent anti-Jewish messages.

Suspect arrested after antisemitic note found at Hillel center

University of Southern California Hillel's door vandalized

Incident being investigated by officials to determine if it was targeted antisemitic attack.

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From Nigeria to Kyiv to a Hillel in Berlin

The long, strange journey for two students fleeing the Ukraine war.

From Nigeria to Kyiv to a Hillel in Berlin

Muslim student group withdraws from interfaith seder over support for Israel

Muslims student group at American University withdraws from joint interfaith seder and Ramadan event, citing Hillel's support for Israel.

Muslim students drop interfaith seder over support for Israel

Hillel and other Jewish groups call to dedicate traditional pre-Purim fast day to Ukraine

Jewish groups, including Hillel, call to dedicate this year's Ta'anit Esther - traditional pre-Purim fast - to Ukraine.

Hillel dedicates traditional pre-Purim fast day to Ukraine

Hillel's Kharkiv chapter destroyed in shelling

Hillel working to help students from Ukraine as Kharkiv chapter is destroyed in bombing.

Hillel's Kharkiv chapter destroyed in shelling

Hillel rolls out initiatives to combat campus antisemitism

Hillel International is launching a series of initiatives to combat campus antisemitism and better help Jewish students.

Hillel rolls out initiatives to combat campus antisemitism

Hillel condemns swastika found at Ithaca College

Swastika discovered at Ithaca College prompts condemnation from college president and campus Hillel.

Hillel condemns swastika found at Ithaca College

Florida Hillel gives away free bagels and cream cheese to fight antisemitism

University of Florida’s Hillel chapter gives out free bagels and cream cheese to students who signed a pledge to fight antisemitism.

Florida Hillel uses bagels and cream cheese to fight antisemitism

Anti-Semitic message left outside University of Wisconsin Hillel

Anti-Semitic message written on the sidewalk in front of Hillel office placed there on the first night of Hanukkah.

Anti-Semitic message left outside University of Wisconsin Hillel

US Jewish orgs to hold anti-Semitism summit with college presidents

Hillel and AJC to hold February summit in NYC with university presidents to discuss how to improve campus climate for Jewish Students.

US Jewish orgs to hold anti-Semitism summit with college leaders

Survey: 1/3 of Jewish students experienced anti-Semitism in last year

Hillel, ALD survey finds Jewish college students experienced large amount of anti-Semitism during the coronavirus pandemic.

1/3 of Jewish students experienced anti-Semitism in last year

Mezuzah stolen from Northeastern University's Hillel House

A Mezuzah was torn down at the Hillel House of Boston's Northeastern University over the weekend, with police opening an investigation.

Mezuzah stolen from Northeastern University's Hillel House

Jewish groups slam activists' call to defund Rutgers Hillel

Rutgers pro-Palestinian groups called for "divesting from oppression" by ending funding to Hillel and other Jewish campus orgs.

Jewish groups slam activists' call to defund Rutgers Hillel

In fight against campus anti-Semitism, ADL announces new partnership with Hillel

The Anti-Defamation League and Hillel are now working together to document anti-Semitism on campus.

ADL, Hillel, join hands to fight anti-Semitism

Rutgers' Hillel director: 'Jewish community needs to be a little more nimble '

Rutgers’ Hillel director is leaving his post after 20 years. He’s worried about Jewish student life at the school.

'Jewish community needs to be a little more nimble'

Hillel slams Yale student council anti-Israel statement as having 'anti-Semitic overtones'

Yale Hillel says student council statement accusing Israel of "the most unspeakable crimes" is "clear, terrifying, and familiar to us.”

Hillel slams Yale council anti-Israel statement as anti-Semitic

Harvard police investigating vandalism of Jewish center

In the last two weeks, Harvard Hillel has been hit twice with anti-Semitic attacks. Harvard president condemns incidents.

Harvard police investigating vandalism of Jewish center

Rutgers Hillel criticizes uni's apology for letter of support to campus Jews

Rutgers "has an established pattern of minimizing anti-Semitism" says campus Hillel in a statement.

Rutgers Hillel criticizes uni's apology for letter of support

Hillel International lays off or furloughs 20% of staff amid coronavirus uncertainty

Hillel, the umbrella organization for Jewish student life centers on campuses around the world, lays off or furloughs a fifth of its staff.

Hillel International lays off or furloughs 20% of staff

Hillel Intn'l taps its chief operating officer as interim CEO

Adam Lehman, the chief operating officer at Hillel International since 2015, has been named interim CEO there.

Hillel Intn'l taps its chief operating officer as interim CEO

University slammed for inviting Women's March leader to MLK week

North Carolina Hillel "disappointed" after University of North Carolina-Asheville invites Tamika Mallory as keynote speaker.

University slammed for inviting Women's March leader to MLK week

UC San Diego Hillel sign vandalized with threatening graffiti

Sign announcing future home of UC San Diego Hillel vandalized with Nazi-stylized insult.

UC San Diego Hillel sign vandalized with threatening graffiti

'SJP' blasts NY state uni Muslim chaplain for supporting Hillel

Stony Brook Muslim chaplain under fire for defending campus Jewish group against attack by member of campus anti-Israel group.

'SJP' blasts NY state uni Muslim chaplain for supporting Hillel

Minister Akunis welcomed at UCLA Hillel for Leonard Cohen event

A week after Princeton Hillel retracts invitation to Tzipi Hotovely, Science Minister attends event at UCLA honoring legendary singer.

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Princeton Hillel apologizes for cancelling Hotovely speach

Head of Princeton University Hillel says cancellation of Deputy FM's speech was a mistake, Hillel was not seeking to 'silence' Hotovely.

Princeton Hillel apologizes for cancelling Hotovely speach

Princeton Chabad hosts Hotovely speech after Hillel cancels

Left-wing group pressures Princeton campus Hillel to cancel speech by Israeli Deputy FM over political views. Speech made at campus Chabad.

Princeton Chabad hosts Hotovely speech after Hillel cancels

Why was Deputy Foreign Minister's lecture canceled?

Tzipi Hotovely's lecture at Princeton Hillel cancelled following pressure by another Jewish organization. Hotovely will speak elsewhere.

Why was Deputy Foreign Minister's lecture canceled?

American student released from North Korea was active in Hillel

Hillel rabbi, participants, say Otto Warmbier led a seder, went on Birthright, 'loved life,' and is a 'beloved member' of their community.

American student released from North Korea was active in Hillel

Hillel seeks kosher deal for striking workers

Harvard Hillel activists take food workers' strike to heart.

Harvard Hillel sought a kosher deal for striking food workers

Swastika graffiti at University of Toronto

Several swastikas found painted in several locations at the University of Toronto. Local Jewish groups condemn.

Swastika graffiti at University of Toronto

Transgender speaker blocked - because of Israel

Extremists at Brown University pressure transgender activist into canceling, because Hillel was vaguely involved in event.

Transgender speaker blocked - because of Israel

Jewish leaders at Oberlin backstab alums on BDS

Jewish student leaders at liberal Ohio college oppose alumni efforts to stop anti-Semitism and Israel boycott on campus.

Jewish leaders at Oberlin backstab alums' anti-BDS effort

Anti-Israel Students crash Hillel Hanukkah bash

During a pre-Hanukkah celebration, pro-Arab students protest Israel to disrupt Hillel event.

Pro-Palestinian Students crash Hillel Hanukkah bash

Socialist Candidate's Wife Quotes Jewish Sage

Democratic presidential candidate showing Clinton up recently; wife paraphrases Hillel: 'if not now, when? If not him, who?'

Socialist Candidate's Wife Quotes Jewish Sage

Sydney Theater Apologizes after Refusing Hillel

Hillel group was told: 'we do not host groups that support the colonization and occupation of Palestine.'

Australian Theater Apologizes after Refusing Jewish Group

Hillel Sends Security Manuals to College Campuses

Jewish student org's are distributing manuals on how to identify and protect security threats. Anti-Semitism on rise in college campuses.

Amid Rising Anti-Semitism, Jewish Students Get 'Security Manual'