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Written by: Hannah Giterman on January 20th, 2016

1/20/2016 – The Collegian – Penn State Hillel Will Soon Be Operating From Downtown Onward State – Penn State Hillel To Open Massive Downtown Community Center

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Written by: Hannah Giterman on January 12th, 2016

December 31, 2015 – Jewish Exponent – We Are… Redesigning  the Structure of Penn State Hillel 

Winter Break In Poland

Written by: Hannah Giterman on January 12th, 2016

From December 28 – January 4 Penn State Hillel, with a partnership with Aish Penn State, another Jewish group on campus, took 26 students to travel around Poland to learn about its history – from its beginning in the 1300s thru World War II and the Holocaust specifically. In just under a week, students visited… read more

Alternative Winter Break – Roatan, Honduras – 1/2 through 1/9

Written by: Hannah Giterman on January 5th, 2016

Alternative Winter Break – Roatan, Honduras – 1/2 through 1/9 Day 1: It’s Sunday in Roatan. For residents of the island, it is a day for going to church, doing the week’s laundry, and relejando, relaxing. For our group, it means a delay in building Fernando and his family a new home. So what else… read more

Chicken Soup For The Soul

Written by: Hannah Giterman on December 8th, 2015

Hillel International – 12/8/2015 – Chicken Soup for the Soul: Hillel Hotlines Have Sick Students Covered and Hillel Soup Hotline Bling

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Written by: Hannah Giterman on December 4th, 2015

The Collegian – December 1 – Local community members, organizations give back on Giving Tuesday

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Written by: Hannah Giterman on December 2nd, 2015

The Collegian – December 2, 2015 – Speaker Scott Fried visits Penn State to talk about World AIDS Day and self-acceptance    

Vayetze D’var – November 2015 – A Look Back with Orly Olbum

Written by: Hannah Giterman on November 24th, 2015

Vayetze D’var  – November 2015   Orly Olbum celebrates the 8 year anniversary of her Bat Mitzvah this month by reflecting back on her D’var Torah. Orly shared with us her original reflection from her Bat Mitzvah, and wrote a new one to examine how the portion relates to her life today. Thanks for sharing, Orly!… read more

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Written by: Hannah Giterman on November 23rd, 2015

The Collegian – November 19, 2015 – An open letter to our community regarding swastikas being drawn on area bus stops

First Annual Jewish Leaders Gala – 11/18/2015

Written by: Hannah Giterman on November 20th, 2015

On Wednesday, November 18, 2015, Penn State Hillelannounced and celebrated its brand-new leadership structure with its first Jewish Leaders Gala. 130 Jewish student leaders, campus and community partners, and Penn State Hillel Board members welcomed special guest speakers President Eric Barron, Vice President for Student Affairs Damon Sims, and several outstanding students. Thank you to… read more

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Written by: Hannah Giterman on November 16th, 2015

Onward State – November 16, 2015 – Penn State Board Of Trustees Welcomes Two New Members

Shabbox Shalom! Jewish life lights up across campus

Written by: Hannah Giterman on November 13th, 2015

State College, PA, November 13, 2015 – ‘Shabbox Shalom!’ set to launch the week of November 16, hopes to empower students to create their own Jewish space on campus. For the first time ever, Penn State Hillel helps students bring Shabbat home by providing a ‘Shabbox’ for personal weekly Shabbat ritual. ‘Shabbox Shalom’ created by… read more