The Observer

Lehrer: A new age of diversity and inclusion at CWRU

Josh Lehrer

January 29, 2016

After many, many years of planning, coordination between various organizations, fundraising and construction, the long-awaited new Cleveland Hillel Foundation building has been opened. Dubbed the Albert and Norma Geller Hillel Student Center, it boasts plenty of space—12,720 square feet to be exact—for...

Hillel hopes new building will draw community

The difference between the new building and the old one has been ”night and day,” says Hillel Executive Director Jacob Isaacson.

Aquene Kimmel, News Editor

January 29, 2016

When they began planning for a new building, Hillel asked, “What would benefit the university community as a whole?” According to Executive Director Jared Isaacson, the answer was a space that would be open to the campus community, with classrooms, a restaurant and spaces for larger meetings and...

Chabad and Hillel team up to create “can-orah” for charity

Students gathered together on the first night of Hannukah to light Chabad and Hillel's can-orah.

Julia Bianco, Director of Web and Multimedia

December 2, 2015

Chabad and Hillel worked together to bring some of the Hanukkah spirit to campus. The two organizations collected cans of food to donate to local food banks and shelters, but first, they built the cans into a menorah, or “can-orah,” outside of Kelvin Smith Library before Thwing Study Over on Dec...

Hillel supports Sderot

Hillel will hold an event in Nord on Oct. 2 and 3 for students to write letters to children in Sderot, Israel, a region that has been under fire from the Gaza Strip since 2001.

Anastazia Vanisko, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2014

On Oct. 2 and 3, Hillel will give Case Western Reserve University students an opportunity to write letters to children in Sderot, Israel, a city that has been bombarded with rockets fired from the Gaza Strip since 2001. Tables will be set up in Nord, where students will write and decorate letters....

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