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Posts Tagged ‘U-M Hillel’

Today: Community-Wide Vigil for Tree of Life Synagogue

Today at 5 p.m. the University of Michigan Hillel will host a community-wide vigil in honor of the fallen victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting yesterday in Pittsburgh. “We welcome all members of our campus community to join us in a vigil to honor the memories of those killed while praying during Shabbat…

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image from Emory Douglas slide showing Benjamin Netanyahu and Adolf Hitler saying "guilty of genocide” and giving a definition of genocide at the bottom of the artwork as "the deliberate killing of a large group of people, especially those of a particular ethnic group or nation."

Crossing A Line

Artist’s lecture features slide of his work equating Netanyahu with Hitler. Above: Emory Douglas showed this slide of his work during an Oct. 4 Stamps Speaker Series lecture from the U-M School of Art & Design. Credit: Alexa Smith/Facebook Emory Douglas, a California graphic artist and former Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, drew the…

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Cherie Brown, founder and CEO of the National Coalition Building Institute in Silver Spring, Md., conducted an anti-Semitism training at U-M Hillel early this year. Credit: U-M Hillel

UPDATE: Israel Bias

U-M professor criticized for refusal to write recommendation letter for study in Israel. University of Michigan officials, administrators, students and alumni reacted with criticism to Professor John Cheney-Lippold’s decision to rescind an offer to write a letter of recommendation for a study abroad program when he realized the student wanted to study in Israel. Cheney-Lippold…

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University of Michigan block M on a hot air balloon.

Israel Bias

U-M professor refuses to write recommendation for student desiring study abroad in Israel. University of Michigan officials, administrators, students and alumni quickly criticized LSA Associate Professor John Cheney-Lippold’s decision to rescind an offer to write undergraduate Abigail Ingber a letter of recommendation for a study abroad program when he realized the country she wanted to…

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Rachel Levy in Washington, D.C. for a Machon Kaplan internship

Jewish@edu – From Clueless To Clued In

Rachel Levy } jewish@edu writer Summer Internships! As passengers abandoned airplane mode, buzzes from CNN or New York Times lit up their phones, updating them of what had or hadn’t transpired domestically and abroad in the nearly five-hour flight between Arizona and Washington, D.C. I opened my phone to two Snapchats, a text from my…

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At a Mosaic United-funded Knead To Know cooking program: Joelle Abramowitz of Ann Arbor, Reva Berman of Farmington Hills and U-M students Kevin Lieberman of Potomac, Md., and Genna Miller of Langhorne, Pa.

Mosaic United

Israeli initiative with Michigan connections promotes education and engagement for young Jews worldwide. For decades, Israel has relied on generous contributions from Jewish organizations and philanthropists in the diaspora to assist its educational programs, social services and economic development. But the roles have been reversed through Mosaic United, a program established by Israel’s Ministry of…

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College Blues

Sponsored by our community partners Pain Free Life Centers The difficult transition can spark some problems, but here are tips for coping. The car is loaded. The trunk is filled with clothing, bedding, storage units, shower shoes and wall decorations. The checklist is complete. The prospective freshmen are nervous but eager to begin their new…

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Freshmen Sarah Wish, Allison Bloomberg, Rebecca Levy, Vanessa Freedman and Rachel Klein gather for a picture with comedian and HQ trivia host, Scott Rogowsky, after University of Michigan Hillel’s Leadership Brunch; he also spoke to a crowd of more than 350 people at the Michigan Union.  

Jewish@edu – Hillel Happenings May 2018

Check out the gallery of photos from Jewish@edu’s latest Hillel Happenings events! See photos from the University of Michigan Hillel, Albion Hillel, Hillel@EMU, MSU Hillel, GVSU Hillel, Hillel of Metro Detroit and Wayne State University. Read Jewish@edu – Back In Michigan Read the value of knowledge. Read how Hillel and JFS offered a Safe Haven to…

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Rabbi Jared and Sarit Anstandig

Jewish@edu – Back In Michigan

Michael Weiss } Special to the Jewish News Rabbi Jared Anstandig returns to join the Ann Arbor Jewish community. After 35 years under the leadership of retiring Rabbi Rod Glogower, the Ann Arbor Orthodox Minyan (AAOM) and University of Michigan Hillel are preparing this summer to welcome Rabbi Jared Anstandig to the new leadership role…

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