Student Spotlight: Elaine Gay

Elaine Gay is one of CSU Hillel’s senior leadership members. Entering her final year on campus Elaine is looking forward to working with the Hillel house by continuing to help plan events, cook Shabbat meals and any other activities when needed.  Elaine is a double major in History and Anthropology with an English minor. She’s currently […]

Student Spotlight: Lindsay Robinson

Sustainability is an essential aspect of Colorado State University and CSU Hillel. Leading CSU Hillel’s sustainability efforts this year is Lindsay Robinson. Sustainability is a pillar of Hillel because it follows the Jewish values of giving back to, and being kind to the earth and world around us. Originally from Aurora, Colorado, Lindsay is a perfect […]

Rosh Hashana in Fort Collins

Happy Holidays everyone! May you have a sweet and happy new year full of growth and joy! Please join us for Shabbat this Friday at the Hillel House. Below are several local options for service (ranging across the Jewish spectrum). ALL services free for CSU students; just mention “CSU Hillel.”   CHABAD OF NORTHERN COLORADO Rosh Hashana Eve: […]

Student Spotlight: Alex Kaye

New to the CSU Hillel leadership team this year is Alex Kaye.  A sophomore Fermentation science major Alex has become a familiar face at the Hillel house after spending many days last year building friendships at Hillel.  Originally from down south in Atlanta Georgia, Alex has certainly made a large leap from home, but that was intentional. […]

CSU Taglit Birthright: Day Seven

After breakfast in Jerusalem, we drove to Tel Aviv to participate in “Tel Aviv Day.” This day we were given two unique activities which we had chosen previously with a period of free time in between. For these activities, the entire birthright group was split into four smaller groups of twelve people each. The activities […]

CSU Taglit Birthright: Day Six

After waking up and eating breakfast in Jerusalem, we headed out to Mount Herzl also known as Har Ha-Zikaron, the Military and National Cemetery of Israel. Upon arrival, we first saw the beauty of the trees and the surrounding nature. As we got deeper into the Cemetery, we saw many grave sites of young men and […]