Campus Affairs & Student Engagement

Mensch’s Guide to Campus Activism

Guide to Campus Activism

A Mensch's Guide to Campus Activism
Connecting college students to worldly issues.

Contact

The Hillels of Illinois
Regional Programs
30 S. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60606
phone: (312) 444-2868
fax: (312) 855-2479
email: hillel@juf.org

Lewis Summer
Intern Program
The Hillels of Illinois
30 S. Wells St.
Chicago, IL 60606
phone: (312) 444-2868
email: lsip@juf.org

College Blog

Hillel Blog

Arts made accessible for Jewish students

(General, Arts, Russian Students, Levine Hillel at UIC, Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern, Newberger Hillel at U of C, Hillels Around Chicago, Loyola Hillel) Permanent link

Highly subsidized student tickets to Chicago cultural events are made available for students through the generous contribution of the Gordon Brookstone Cultural Fund.

November 2009 Brookstone events include:

  • Faust, November 3, Lyric Opera, 7:30pm
    Student cost: $10 sold out
  • Vladimir Feltsman, November 8, Chicago Symphony Orchestra, 3pm
    Student cost: $10
  • Richard III, November 19, Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 7:30
    Student cost after refund: $10

For more information on these events, please email suzannestorrs@juf.org.

ASB: Connecting Jewishly through social justice

(General, Holidays, Activism, Education, Levine Hillel at UIC, Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern, Newberger Hillel at U of C, Hillels Around Chicago) Permanent link

ASB StudentsThroughout The Hillels of Illinois system, students are participating in a variety of Alternative Spring Breaks (ASB) designed to give students powerful experiences relating to Jewish values of tzedakah, helping others and building community.

Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern named Indispensable Campus Partner

(General, Education, Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern) Permanent link

Fiedler CeremonyFielder Hillel at Northwestern University--and its staff (pictured)--was named an Indispensable Campus Partner at Hillel’s Professional Staff Conference in Baltimore and awarded the Vision & Values Award for enriching the quality of Jewish student life and the entire campus community. Fiedler was honored for its establishment of valued and integrated relationships on campus and for its initiatives, like AskBigQuestions.com, bringing together students and faculty of various backgrounds.