CSU – Hillel Colorado Memo on Covid-19

Dear CSU Hillel students and families: Hillel is here for you! Jews have historically been at our best when we come together to address challenges; the Megillat Esther story we read this week for Purim is but one example. As you know, Colorado State University has cancelled in-person classes https://safety.colostate.edu/coronavirus/ and has set up remote-learning […]

Birthright Winter 2019

From wandering the colorful aromatic streets of the shuk in Tel Aviv to stumbling along the ancient stone of Jerusalem, Birthright truly provided a crash course adventure in Israel. Joining a trip of late teens and early 20-somethings, I was excited to meet new people and experience an exciting adventure on the other side of […]

Hillel of CSU – Fall 2019 Programs

(All programs at the CSU Hillel House, the Merage Hillel House, unless otherwise noted.) Monday 8/26/19 – Fall Classes begin Friday, 8/30/2019 @6:30pm – Shabbat Dinner Sunday, 9/01/2019 @2-4 pm – JEWnity BBQ Wednesday-Thursday, 9/4-5/2019 @TBD – Involvement Fair Friday, 9/06/2019 @6pm – JEWnity Shabbat at Chabad Friday, 9/13/2019 @6:30pm – Shabbat Dinner Friday, 9/20/2019 […]

Backpacks 4 FoCo

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 […]

Student Spotlight: Melissa Schnee

Meet Melissa Schnee, a graduate student majoring in social work at CSU and member of the Hillel Leadership Team. Melissa joined Hillel in order to meet new people with similar values. Her favorite Hillel events are Shabbat dinners, because they are as welcoming as they are delicious. But one particular moment stands out: “My very […]

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 […]