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April 24, 2017

“Share a story. Move someone.”

This was the lesson conferred by Geoffrey Melada, Hillel International’s Director of Communications, on a busy Friday afternoon in the midst of Shabbat preparations. Speaking to UD Hillel’s marketing team and Israel interns, Melada shared...

April 24, 2017

"Hillel has brought me so many great memories throughout my time at the University of Delaware. Most importantly though, it brought me my best friend, Nikki. We met on the first day of Freshmen Fest and instantly became friends.

We would walk to Hillel together each wee...

April 24, 2017

"I usually tell people that I got involved with UD Hillel before my freshman year even began. I moved in to my dorm two days early for Freshman Fest, a Hillel-led program that allows first year students to explore both Jewish and secular life on campus before the rest...

April 24, 2017

"My involvement in Hillel at the University of Delaware began two summers ago when I was a participant on their Birthright Israel trip.

This 10-day experience changed my life.  I was introduced to the culture and customs of my homeland and formed so many new friendships...

April 24, 2017

"You can measure four years of involvement in Hillel in the number of free cups of coffee, the ways that the staff has grown, or the calories you consumed at Shabbat dinners, but I choose to measure them in gratitude.

When coming to college, I was no stranger to the Jew...

April 24, 2017

"Growing up, I had a tight-knit group of friends- none of whom were Jewish.

They would often ask me questions like, "Can we light the menorah with you?" or, "Why can't you eat bread during Passover?"

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As the only Jew in my friend group, I became accustomed to explaining...

As her 95th birthday approaches, Yetta Chaiken reflects on her life as a UD student, a teacher, and a Jewish woman. Her friends and colleagues recognize her for her kind spirit, loyalty to UD, and unwavering commitment to Hillel.

Born in 1922 and growing up during the h...

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