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Press on Penn State Hillel

Check out some of the articles featuring Penn State Hillel and some of our amazing students!

4/2/2021- The Jewish Chronicle- Penn State Hillel Grows Jewish Learning Program

6/29/2020 – The Jewish Chronicle – Rabbi Jeremy Weisblatt ( class of ’08) created Temple Ohav Shalom’s #summerofhope speaker series

10/28/19 – The Daily Collegian – Penn State Hillel remembers the victims of the Tree of Life synagogue shooting one year later

8/29/19 – Penn State News – Experience in Israel like no other for first-time intern

6/21/19 – Hillel International – I am Jewish enough 

4/14/19 – Mitzpeh – Hundreds turn out for NHBT opening ceremony, bracket games kickoff

4/9/19 – The Daily Collegian – iFest 2019 celebrates Israeli culture, helps students gain ‘perspective and understanding’

4/2/19 – Penn State News – Penn State Hillel plans screening of professor’s post-Holocaust film

3/22/19 – The Underground – Penn State Law to host diversity education event, “Welcoming the Other”

3/20/19 – The Daily Collegian – ‘Our faith remains unbroken’: Penn State community gathers to honor those killed in New Zealand mosque shooting

3/19/19 – The Daily Collegian – ‘One story told six million times’: Holocaust survivor encourages Penn State audience to spread love, ‘start talking’

3/4/19 – The Daily Collegian – Penn State Hillel’s new facility named The Nancy and Bernard Gutterman Center for Jewish Life

1/1/19 – Centre Daily Times – What will downtown State College look like in 2019? Development projects are underway

12/9/18 – The Underground – ‘Tis the season: Students celebrate Hanukkah

11/29/18 – The Daily Collegian – Hillel Chicken Soup Hotline aims to help sick college students

11/5/18 – Multi-Housing News – Penn State Development Breaks Ground

10/29/18 – The Daily Collegian – Make the effort to support, understand your neighbor to overcome hate

10/29/18 – – With Construction Under Way, Developers and Community Look to Future of New Garner Street Lot Building

10/29/18 – Cetre Daily Times –‘We will not let fear divide us.’ Synagogue shooting victims honored at Penn State vigil

10/29/18 – Penn State News – Vigil in support of Jewish community to be livestreamed tonight

10/24/18 – Penn State News – Curley Center’s first documentary adds to its accolades

9/5/18 – The Daily Collegian – Penn State Hillel to move to Center for Jewish Life building in 2021

9/4/18 – Penn State News –  Penn State Hillel begins construction on new downtown facility

7/18/18 – The Israel Forever Foundation – A Second Chance in Israel 

4/26/18 – Penn State School of International Affairs – SIA student organizes event bringing Holocaust survivor to campus

1/22/2018 – New Voices – WUJS Asserts a Strong Vision for Diaspora Jewry

10/17/2017 – The Daily Collegian – Penn State Hillel hosts movie night, raises money for hurricane relief

10/16/2017 – The Daily Collegian –  ‘How Far I’ll Go’: Penn State Hillel to screen ‘Moana’ for hurricane relief

9/21/2017 – Penn State News – Pure kosher and allergen-free dining facility opens at University Park

9/20/2017- The Daily Collegian – Penn State Hillel, PSJews set for start of ‘sweet new year’ | Where Penn State students can celebrate

8/30/2017 – The Daily Collegian – BKind enterprise, which aims to spread love, is launched at Penn State

8/25/2017 – Penn State News – Creating a ‘BKIND World’ at Penn State

5/3/2017 – The Underground – Penn State to Open Inaugural Kosher Dining Hall

4/5/2017 – The Daily Collegian – Holocaust survivor Irene Zisblatt shares story of struggle and strength with Penn State community

4/5/2017 – The Underground – Holocaust Survivor Irene Zisblatt Recounts Her Experiences

4/4/2017 – The Daily Collegian – Penn State Hillel members reflect on winning Outstanding Student Organization of the Year award

4/4/2017 – Onward State – Penn State Hillel To Host Several Themed Seders For Passover

4/3/2017 – Onward State – Penn State Hillel Named Outstanding Student Organization Of The Year

4/3/2017 – Penn State News – Penn State Hillel awarded Outstanding Student Organization of the Year

4/2/2017 – – Holocaust Survivor to Speak at Penn State

3/23/2017 – Penn State News – Penn State Hillel and partners offer Interfaith Passover Seder April 11

3/20/2017 – The Daily Collegian – Penn State Hillel hosting Holocaust survivor Irene Weisberg Zisblatt to share story on campus

3/16/2017 – Onward State – Pride Week Events Highlight Awareness And Solidarity In Penn State Community

3/3/2017 – The Daily Collegian – Students take alternative spring break trips to assist communities in need

2/22/2017 – Penn State News – Hillel International expands Springboard Fellowship to second cohort

2/6/2017 – The Daily Collegian – Interfaith panel aims to break boundaries between religious traditions with ‘Of Many’ movie screening

12/8/2016 – and Centre County Report – Soup for the Soul

12/7/2016 – Penn State News – Penn State Hillel receives top award at the Hillel International Global Assembly

12/7/2016 – The Collegian – Penn State Hillel ranks among the top universities as recipient of Hillel International Global Assembly Award

10/14/2016 – Penn State News – Inaugural Nadav Ezra Day of Giving set for Oct. 16

10/7/2016 – The Jewish Chronicle – Metro News Brief

9/27/2016 – Penn State News – Penn State Hillel hosting events for Jewish High Holidays

4/29/2016 – The Collegian – Penn State student writes book after surviving tragic car accident 


4/23/2016 – Hillel International – Freedom, Social Justice, and Passover at Hillel 

4/22/2016 – Penn State News – Penn State Hillel offering five Seder options for Passover

4/21/2016 – The Collegian – Hillel, Students Supporting Israeli celebrate Israel Independence Day

4/14/2016 – The Collegian – Vegan chef Ori Shavit gives cooking demonstration

3/23/2016 – The Collegian – Penn State Hillel hosting Matisyahu, Nadim Azzam to create dialogue on campus

3/21/2016 – Onward State – Reggae Artist Matisyahu To Perform At Indigo On Wednesday

3/21/2016 – – Matisyahu to perform free show at Indigo

3/21/2016 – Penn State News – Penn State Hillel sponsoring free concert with Matisyahu

3/16/2016 – Penn State News – LGBTQA Student Resource Center will sponsor Pride Week events

3/2/2016 – The Collegian – Black-Jew Dialogues use humor and skits to tackle diversity, multiculturalism in modern society

3/1/2016 – The Collegian – Holocaust survivor Sonia Goldstein provides Penn State with a first hand history lesson

3/1/2016 – Centre Daily Times – Holocaust Survivor Shares Story at Penn State

2/17/2016 – EJewishPhilanthropy – Social By Design: Building a Jewish Home on Campus

2/1/2016 – Penn State News – Penn State a top choice for Jewish students

1/29/2016 – Penn State News – Penn State Hillel launching Jewish learning fellowship

1/21/2016 – The Jewish Chronicle – With service in mind, students apply tikkun olam in Honduras

1/20/2016 – The Centre Daily Times – Penn State Hillel to start construction on downtown facility 

1/20/2016 – Onward State – Hillel to open massive downtown community center

1/20/2016 – The Daily Collegian – Penn State Hillel will soon be operating from downtown

12/31/2015 – The Jewish Exponent – We Are…Redesigning the Structure of Penn State Hillel

10/23/2015 – PSU NEWS – Penn State Hillel Makes Most of Transformational Grant 

10/22/2015 – The Jewish Chronicle – Metro Briefs 

10/21/2015 – TIME – American Students Visiting Israel Not Dissuaded by Unrest 

10/21/2015 – The Jewish Voice NY – Penn State Hillel Makes Most of Transformational Grant

10/13/2015 – The Collegian – An open letter to our community regarding violence against the LGBTQA community

9/23/2015 – The Collegian – Penn State Hillel celebrates Yom Kippur

9/18/2015 – PSU NEWS – Penn State Hillel offering free services, ‘break-the-fast’ meal for Yom Kippur