Welcome, everyone! Or, as we say in Hebrew, “Baruch Haba,” which means, “Blessed is the one who comes.” Now, Judaism has just about as many blessings as you could possibly imagine. I mean, there are hundreds if not thousands of them. In fact, if there is a daily ritual, chances are there is a blessing to accompany it. There is something very insightful about the blessing of welcoming. Life, in so many respects is about showing up, is it not? As the old saying goes, “90% of li
In early August, four UD students about to start their year-long internship at UD Hillel as part of the Campus Engagement Internship (CEI) program attended training at Hillel International's Engagement Institute conference in St. Louis. There they learned about how they can utilize their peer networks to build community and create experiences to connect uninvolved Jewish students at UD to their Jewish identity.
"At the conference I learned how to foster a connection with ot
While throwing your tassel in the air, you think about how relieved you are to be a high school graduate. You spend the summer answering to questions like “Where are you off to next year?” and “What are you studying there?”. While frantically running around Bed Bath and Beyond with your parents over your left shoulder and your dorm room checklist in your right hand, you wonder who you’ll be, what your friends will be like, and if the dining halls are all that they seem to be.