The Hillel College Guide
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‘A Good Name’: What Jewish Law Says About Crimes Committed In Youth
By Avital Chizhik-Goldschmidt for The Forward
On Thursday, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified that President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, tried to rape her in 1982. Her testimony, some of which has been public for weeks, sparked a vociferous debate about sexual assault.
It’s all about creativity for ISRAEL21c’s ambassadors
By Nicky Blackburn for Israel21c
Students from across the US arrived in Chicago to take part in ISRAEL21c’s 2nd Ambassadors Retreat, collaborating to come up with exciting new ideas.
There’s always an element of the unexpected when ISRAEL21c’s Digital Ambassadors get together for a retreat. You’re never entirely sure what ideas will emerge, but one thing you can count on is that they will be wildly creative.
Harvard’s Jewish president wants to restore faith in higher education
By Penny Schwartz for JTA
Lawrence Bacow, who began his new position as the Harvard president on July 1, and his wife, Adele Fleet Bacow, plan to spend some of the High Holidays at religious services at the Ivy League school’s Hillel. The Jewish couple met on the campus more than 40 years ago, when Bacow began Harvard Law School, he recalled.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE JULIA SALAZAR DRAMA
By Emily Burack for HeyAlma.com
Julia Salazar, the 29-year-old candidate for New York State Senate, can’t seem to stay out of the news.
Self-identified as a Latina Jewish millennial and democratic socialist, Salazar was poised to become “the next Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.” As The New York Times reported, “Like Ms. Ocasio-Cortez, Ms. Salazar is young and Latina, poised and progressive, and a democratic socialist.