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 […]

Avi Shabbat

Avi Shaffer was an American teenager whose life probably looked a lot like yours. He went to NFTY, participated in his local Jewish community, and was very close with his family. At the age of 18, Avi and his brother left behind everything they have known to go to Israel and join the Israeli Defense […]

Staff Leadership Updates for the 2019-20 School Year

In the next weeks about 2,000 Jewish students return to Hillel of Colorado’s metro-Denver and northern Colorado campuses.  We stand ready to assure every one of them can access Jewish culture, religion, learning and socialization through Hillel’s home-away-from-home and our weekly Shabbat dinners, social justice programs, Israel engagement and Birthright Israel experiences and leadership development opportunities. New Staff at […]

Hillel of DU – Fall 2019 Programs

(All programs at the DU Hillel House, the Merage & Allon Hillel Center, unless otherwise noted.) 09/02 – 09/06/2019 – DU Orientation Week Friday, 09/06/2019 @6:30pm – Orientation Week Shabbat/Joint Shabbat with Chabad Friday, 09/06/2019 @8pm – DU Hillel table at Involvement Fair (formerly the Pioneer Fair) Monday, 09/09/2019 – Fall classes start Friday, 09/13/2019 […]