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Moving Toward An Exciting Future- Upcoming Changes at Hillel

Friday, June 24th, 2016

By Ari Dubin Executive Director Ari Dubin (far left) and members of Vanderbilt Hillel with the new Dor L’Dore Tree that already has 50 leaves bearing the names of those who have helped support Hillel’s transition to an institution independent of the university. The last few months have seen tremendous changes at Vanderbilt Hillel.  In…

Congratulations Class of 2016!

Friday, May 13th, 2016


Passover is Here!

Friday, April 22nd, 2016

We are so excited about all of the incredible student-led Seders this year, kicking off another great Passover at Vanderbilt Hillel. Our full schedule for the week includes our partnership with Campus Dining, where kosher for Passover food is available at Rand Dining Center as well as the Commons Dining Center. Passover 2016 Full Schedule:…

Purim at Hillel

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

  Check out our video of the Lip Sync Battle!

Statement from Vanderbilt Hillel

Tuesday, March 8th, 2016

March 8th, 7:46pm Statement from Vanderbilt Hillel Hillel joins with the rest of the Vanderbilt community in mourning the tragic death of Taylor Force, a Vanderbilt student in the Owen Graduate School for Management, who was tragically murdered during a terrorist attack in Tel Aviv-Jaffa. We send our deepest condolences to Taylor’s family and friends….

Save the Date

Thursday, January 28th, 2016

Please save the date for a community wide fundraising event remembering Miriam Halachmi z”l, an   inspirational and instrumental member of the Vanderbilt and Hillel community on Sunday, April 10, 2016. Invitations will be mailed in early March. Call Vanderbilt Hillel at 615-322-8376 or visit our Special Events page for more information.      

Travel to Israel This Summer!

Monday, January 18th, 2016

Vanderbilt Hillel is Traveling to Israel May 16th – 27th, 2016 Want a free trip to Israel? If you are 18-26, Jewish, and haven’t traveled on a peer program to Israel since high school, you’re in luck! Spend 10 amazing days in Israel for FREE with other Vanderbilt students on Birthright Israel: Shorashim! You’ll be a part of an amazing adventure, meet…

Chanukah Celebrations

Wednesday, January 6th, 2016

Chanukah doesn’t always fall when the semester is still in session — but this year, it did! Students celebrated across campus: in their residence halls, in their Greek houses, and of course at the Ben Schulman Center for Jewish Student Life. Chanukah Shabbat featured an epic, first-annual latke eating contest, and every night of the…

David Makovsky comes to Campus

Monday, November 30th, 2015

David Makovsky will be on campus on December 2nd to discuss strengthening the prospects of peace in the Middle East. David Makovsky is the Ziegler Distinguished Fellow at the Washington Institute for Near East Policy and Director of its Project on the Middle East Peace Process. He co-authored with Ambassador Dennis Ross the 2009 Washington…

Hillel Friendsgiving

Monday, November 30th, 2015

To celebrate the week before Thanksgiving, all of our student leaders were invited to join us for a special home cooked meal at Hillel. With more than 30 students in attendance, students dined on a vegetarian meal featuring Thanksgiving favorites including stuffing, green beans, potatoes and of course pie! We were all reminded of all…