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November 23, 2015



       On November 11, 2015, the room snickered as the first student raised his hand high and reached for the microphone. It wasn’t that we thought asking questions was worth snickering at—that’s what we were all there to do. So what made it funny? Senator Chris Coon...

November 10, 2015


       Despite its absence from the Torah, the Maccabee’s story is an integral part of Jewish holiday celebrations, namely that of Hanukkah. We all know the story of how this small group stood up for Judaism and defeated those destroying Jerusalem. The city was decima...

October 22, 2015

      There are over eight million people in Israel. There are children and grandparents, Arabs who are born there and westerners who have made Aliyah. Jews, Christians, Muslims, atheist, and more all dwell together in this tiny country just bigger than New Jersey. But...

July 10, 2015


       As an incoming senior at the University of Delaware, I can’t help but look back on the past three years. What did I do right? What did I do wrong? What do I still have time to do? One year left out of four sounds like a lot of time until you remember that life...

April 28, 2015

UD student Carley Becker (second from the right) stands with

(from right to left) IDF soldiers Elad and Lital, and StandWithUs

representative Ben Brownstein, when they visited Hillel on the

StandWithUs Israeli Soldiers Tour.



       They don’t look like soldiers, and t...

March 12, 2015

       The morning of the University of Delaware Hillel's leadership retreat started with a lot of instant messaging. A group chat that twenty-one Hillel leaders are currently a part of was blowing up: who's wearing what, what shoes are we bringing, where's the carpool...

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