Staying Connected at CSU Hillel

The Covid19 crisis our CSU Hillel students in Fort Collins began to face six weeks ago had led to one of the most unprecedented times ever for our students. Knee deep in the semester and looking forward to spring break, Colorado State University and our Hillel closed our doors and moved to 100% online, not […]

Staying Connected at DU Hillel

DU Hillel staff and student leaders have been busy assuring that all immediate student needs are being met (food, housing, referrals for medical and emotional support, etc.); reaching out to all our students by phone and social media; providing weekly Shabbat food kits, Zoom Shabbat events and networking; and connecting students with numerous Hillel learning […]

Director’s Message: Hillel: now more than Ever!

Shalom to our Hillel students, parents, and supporters! While our Hillel Colorado Houses are still partially closed, and fall return-to-college is still uncertain, Hillel continues to provide critical Jewish lifelines and online programming for our 2,000+ metro-Denver and northern Colorado Jewish students – both those still in-state and those back at their family homes. Hillel […]

Passover Season Message: Hillel Colorado in Covid-19 Times

Shalom to our Hillel students, parents, and supporters! While Hillel’s Colorado Houses are closed until the Executive Order by Governor Polis is lifted, our major supporters have assured that Hillel continues to provide critical Jewish lifelines and online programming for our 2,000+ metro-Denver and northern Colorado Jewish students – both those still in-state and those […]

Passover Season Message: Hillel Colorado in Covid-19 Times

Shalom to our Hillel students, parents, and supporters! While Hillel’s Colorado Houses are closed until the Executive Order by Governor Polis is lifted, our major supporters have assured that Hillel continues to provide critical Jewish lifelines and online programming for our 2,000+ metro-Denver and northern Colorado Jewish students – both those still in-state and those […]

Molly Gilman

CSU Hillel Leadership Board Member

by: Molly Gillman CSU Hillel Leadership Board Member As Covid-19 cases continue to climb in my home state of New York, I have found being back at home stressful. I am sure many people are struggling with being back in their childhood bedrooms, living with their parents again, and trying to get their school work […]

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 […]

DU – Hillel Colorado Memo on Covid-19

Dear DU Hillel students and families: 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, the University of Denver has cancelled in-person classes (DU’s recently announced policies) and has set up remote-learning opportunities […]

Hillel Colorado Memo on Covid-19

To: Hillel of Colorado Leadership and Supporters From: Hillel Staff and Board As of March 11, 2020, all of our Hillel universities have cancelled in-person classes and have set up remote-learning opportunities for students. This is a fluid situation, and as of now, university facilities, offices and buildings remain open. Our campus Hillel Houses also […]

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 […]