Author Archives for Stefanie Tapper

Message from Penn State Leadership

October 5, 2023 9:33 am Published by Leave your thoughts

October 3, 2023 Learning of the antisemitic harassment targeting Penn State Trustee Evan Myers and others in the borough over the weekend troubles us deeply, as we know it does you. We are equally concerned for our Jewish students and neighbors, who also are impacted by the presence of this irrational hate so close to… read more

IRA Charitable Distributions

December 14, 2021 3:53 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Have you used your IRA distribution for a charitable gift? You can give from your IRA directly to a qualified charity such as Penn State Hillel and save the income taxes on the money. Making a gift from your IRA can be both simple and beneficial! The maximum amount is $100,000 for a QCD; that… read more

Wellness Shabbaton: November 13-14, 2020

November 2, 2020 9:22 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Hillel is committed to the health and wellbeing of our students and encourage all to practice self-care methods. Hillel will be holding a Wellness Weekend Shabbaton filled with ways to help students destress. In these uncertain times, we must remember the Jewish values of B’rit (Health) and R’fuah (Healing). Register below! Schedule: Friday, November 13… read more

Israel Learning Fellowship (ILF)

October 6, 2020 12:39 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Kol Yisrael Spring 2022 While Israel, also known as the start up nation, is a modern, liberal, and diverse country that manages to survive and flourish with very difficult circumstances, the country also struggles with internal divisions, inequality, and a bloody relationship with its environment. In the Israel Learning Fellowship (ILF), we will work with Kol… read more

Making a Difference From Across the Pond

August 12, 2020 10:26 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Press Release July 2020 MAKING A DIFFERENCE FROM ACROSS THE POND A few months ago, my mouth was practically watering thinking about the endless falafel and hummus I would be eating all summer long, as I planned my two-month trip to Tel Aviv. I was eager to return to the place that has grown to… read more