Falling in love at Hillel

Over the 20 years of CSU Hillel, there have been many special moments. From starting CSU’s Holocaust Awareness Week program to increasing the presence of Jewish students at CSU and within Fort Collins. There have been so many amazing students that have come through the Hillel house, and some have even found the love their […]

Student Spotlight: Emily Legatski

Another addition to the CSU Hillel leadership team this semester is Emily Legatski. Emily, a junior and Human Development and Family Studies major, is from Castle Rock, Colorado. Emily came to Hillel after she a met a friend in a class who said she should stop by Hillel. That friend ended up being co-leadership team […]

Student Spotlight: Amy Zimmerman

    One of the newest members to Hillel’s Leadership Team is Amy Zimmerman. A junior biology major, Amy has made several inroads in CSU’s Jewish community before joining Hillel as a board member this semester. “Since my freshman year I have been apart of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi,” said Amy, adding, “I joined before […]

Field of Flags Photo Essay

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, […]

Holocaust survivor shares incredible story, imparts wisdom to CSU community.

  “Never accept an order that your conscience refuses.” Last Wednesday 1,750 people including students, community members and city officials flooded the Lory Student Center Ballroom to hear Marthe Cohn speak during Colorado State University’s 21st annual Holocaust Awareness Week. Cohn, 97, was born in Metz, France in 1920. But by her 24th birthday, she […]

Student Spotlight: Nevan Mandel

Nevan Mandel is one of Hillel’s most passionate and engaged members, and now serves as President. He is one of the driving forces behind our new chicken coop, and is always looking to push Hillel’s sustainability efforts. If you asked Nevan where he’s from he’d say all over. When he was younger his family moved […]

Anti-Defamation League holds campus workshop to combat bigoted attacks on campus

“We all have biases, if we learned them, we can unlearn them.” Last Tuesday the Anti-Defamation League — Mountain states region, in conjunction with CSU Hillel, CSU Residence Life, Housing & Dining services and Student leadership programs hosted the “Campus of Difference” workshop in the Ingersoll hall seminar room. The workshop focused on giving students […]

Student Spotlight: Zack Josephs

* Update: Zack is currently living in Arizona and interning at a law firm as he prepares for law school.  One recent CSU graduate is recent alumni and former Hillel President, Zack Josephs. Originally from Philadelphia, Zack came to CSU in part due to family trips to the mountains and a few relatives living in Colorado. Zack […]

CSU Hillel New Belgium Tour!

To break up the long fall semester CSU Hillel recently hosted their annual brewery tour for seniors, graduate students, and young professionals at the New Belgium Brewery. A group of around 20 students, past and present, joined with CSU Hillel staff and leadership to take a tour of the New Belgium brewing facility. Leading the […]