Backpacks for FOCO is a project that was started here at Hillel last year. It is a project dedicated to collecting Backpacks, camping goods, clothes, jackets, sweaters, blankets, personal hygiene items, feminine hygiene products and truly anything that could help a homeless person or family on the street. This project is geared toward letting people […]
November 1, 2018: Executive Director Daniel Bennett announced that Hillel of Colorado has hired new staff leaders for the University of Denver Hillel and the Colorado State University Hillel in Fort Collins. —– DU Hillel Director of Jewish Student Life, Simeon (Simi) Adler, grew up in Boulder where his family attended Congregation Bonai Shalom; later, […]
This article originally appeared in the August 10, 2018 issue of the Intermountain Jewish News (pages 10 and 19) By CHRIS LEPPEK IJN Assistant Editor Colorado’s largest Jewish student organization, the Hillel house at the University of Colorado at Boulder, has been declared an independent entity, according to a joint statement issued July 18 by Hillel International and Hillel of Colorado. […]
July 16, 2018 – Denver, CO – Hillel International, Hillel of Colorado and JEWISHcolorado announced today that an historic collaboration of their organizations will birth an independent CU Boulder Hillel. Seth Reder will be the new entity’s first Executive Director. Hillel of Colorado has historically funded and managed CU Boulder Hillel as one of its […]
With your help Hillel enters our 2018–19 fiscal year: on the heels of our best fund‐raising year since the Recession; with a balanced budget for the first time since 2009; encouraged by solid student engagement metrics all of Hillel of Colorado’s campuses; led by a newly‐constituted business board and a revitalized board of directors who […]
By Linzy Upton‐Spatz As part of the 20th annual Holocaust Awareness Week this February at Colorado State University, students set up over 2,000 flags to represent the number of lives lost in the Holocaust. Each flag represents 5,000 deaths and each color dictates the group of people targeted during the Holocaust such as Jews, Soviets, […]
Annually, Hillel students come together with their non‐Jewish peers to embody Tikkun Olam – making our world a better place – through universal values they live through their unique Jewish viewpoints.