Hillel In The News

Jewish film festival begins at sundown
January 20, 2011 by Cathryn Core

Hanukkah gets 'early' start this year
December 4, 2010 by William Taylor

Candlelight Celebration unites students of different religions
November 30, 2010 by Rachel Warren

Jewish holiday Sukkot celebrated this week

October 9, 2009 by Mary Walker Baus

Hillel serving passover dinner tonight - 10:15 a.m
April 14, 2009 by Joy Lukachick

Jewish Film Festival celebrates cinema
Multimedia by Gerri Sax
Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008

Jewish film festival shows unity in Baton Rouge community
Event celebrates Isreal's 60th anniversary
by Sarah Lawson
Friday, January 18th, 2008

Manship Theatre to host Jewish film festival
Group invites students to view movies
by Cathryn Core
Monday, January 14th, 2008

Hanukkah week begins
Jewish celebration emphasizes family, religious freedom
by Parker Wishik
Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Twelfth annual tree lighting starts holiday season
Santa, Mike the Tiger make appearance
by Joy Leopold
Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Law School decks the halls
Campus community has mixed opinions on holiday decorations
by Nicholas Persac
Thursday, November 29th, 2007

Students of faith come together
by Emily Holden
Monday, November 19th, 2007

Interfaith sings songs of various religions
Multimedia presentation!
by Nicole Huskey
Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Interfaith celebrates songs of each religion
20 people gather to sing various songs
by Jalissa Bates
Photo: Robert Starnes, political science and history junior, and other students sing songs Tuesday evening in Free Speech Alley. Members of Hillel and the Wesley Foundation met to sing songs that connect Judaism and Christianity.
Media Credit: Erin Parker
Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Activists want to divest state money from Iran
by Ginger Gibson
October 25th, 2007

Jewish literature discussion to be held
Study to start tonight at Hill Memorial
by Joanna Brown
Tuesday, September 18th, 2007

Hillel event uses yoga to relieve Yom Kippur stress
Members, residents combine for activity
The gathering called "Yoga and Yom Kippur" was the second part of the Spirituality Series hosted by the University's chapter of Hillel.
by David McCoy
Photo: Moshe Cohen, graduate student, stretches Sunday evening on the parade grounds.
Media Credit: Nicholas Persac
Monday, September 17th, 2007

Note: This story was carried by Shavua Tov, Hillel International's weekly electronic newsletter.

Older News

Jews, Muslims need dining options
Hillel, MSA to work together
Having a kosher or halal option in the food court would demonstrate a great deal of respect and acceptance of this University towards diverse religions on this campus.
by Shirien Elmasraya
Tuesday, April 17th, 2007

Students discuss Jewish traditions
UPenn students attend event
"I could not believe the number of people who were here," said Ian Nicholosi, political science junior.
by Rachael Moreau
Photo: Students on a mission trip to New Orleans from the University of Pennsylvania (left to right) Serena Stein, anthropology sophomore, Emma Edelman, undecided freshman, Kate Wallis, health and societies senior, and Hauchie Pang, health and societies freshman, help light the ceremonial candles to mark the beginning of Shabbat.
Media Credit: Megan Casey
Photo: Dr. Charles Isbell, Director of Jewish Studies, recites the mourners Kaddish at a service and dinner held by Hillel.
Media Credit: Megan Casey
Monday, March 19th, 2007

SG events promote student diversity
LSUnity week to offer myriad activities
The week-long celebration concludes Friday night with "Judaism 1001: Shabbat Dinner" hosted by Hillel in the Union.
by Angelle Barbazon
Tuesday, March 13th, 2007

Jewish organization hosts interfaith dodgeball game
Makanayim event
Hillel held the event as a way to further develop an interfaith friendship among religious campus organizations.
by Rachael Moreau
Friday, March 2nd, 2007

Program to focus on stem cell research debate
Panel to highlight science, moral issues
The discussion will include a variety of panelists: ...and Rabbi Zamek of Beth Shalom Synagogue.
by Summer Suleiman
Tuesday, February 6th, 2007

Students gather for Hillel's largest Shabbat dinner
'This is the biggest event I've been to,' said Ann Jacobson, undecided freshman.
by Rachel Moreau
Photo: Jerod Brackin, computer science major, participates in prayer Friday night for the Sabbath. Brackin attended Hillel's Shabbat dinner.
Media Credit: Megan Casey
Monday, January 29th, 2007

Manship hosts Jewish Film Fest
Festival held to heighten awareness
'Hillel sponsored a dinner before the event for students and other patrons,' Krupkin said.
by Kelly Caulk
Monday, January 29th, 2007

Winter break gives opportunity for trip
Hillel is 'the largest Jewish campus organization in the world.'
by Rachel Moreau
Wednesday, January 17th, 2007

University hosts annual 'Giving Tree' ceremony
Candlelight program marks holidays
Rabbi Barry Weinstein and three students from Hillel kindled a menorah, sang traditional blessings of Hanukkah and talked about the history of the holiday.
by Angelle Barbazon
Photo: Moshe Cohen, Rebekah Goldman, Jerod Brackin, and Rabbi Weinstein light the candles of the menorah in honor of the Hanukka traditions Tuesday evening at the Tree Lighting cermony.
Photo: Various holiday traditions are celebrated Tuesday evening at the candlelight celebration in front of Memorial Tower.
Wednesday, December 6th, 2006

Filmmaker screens Jewish culture movie
Film examines child bearing
by Angelle Barbazon
Friday, December 1st, 2006

Candlelight vigil recognizes Darfur Victims
Students pen letters to state Legislature
by Sarah Yokubaitis
Wednesday, November 15th, 2006

Borat: Society's cultural litmus test
"Sacha Baron Cohen, a Jewish British Persian, joins a cadre of comedians..."
by Joseph Ruchalski
Tuesday, November 7th, 2006

Secretary of State climbs from University SG roots
Dardenne served as student body president in 1977
"Jay Dardenne said Judaism teaches the importance of good deeds and loving others. He said Judaism is the reason he has been so active in community volunteerism and caring about others."
by Leah Square
Thursday, October 19th, 2006

SAMMY gives Jewish students a 'home at LSU'
Letters to the Editor
Matthew A. Wittenstein, Doctoral Candidate, ELRC, Assistant Executive Director, Sigma Alpha Mu Fraternity
Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Holiday of Sukkot ends
Letters to the Editor
Moshe Cohen, Interim Program Coordinator, Hillel at LSU
Friday, October 13th, 2006

Jewish holidays clash with football
Rosh Hashana is on Homecoming
by Rebekah Allen
Friday, September 22nd, 2006

University students experience the war in the Middle East firsthand
by Rebekah Allen
Photo: Roy Issa (left), biology sophomore, and James Bullman (right), political science junior, talked about their first-hand experience this summer as tension mounted in the war between Israel and Hezbollah. Smoke billows from a destroyed clothing factory, following a recent Israeli air strike, in the Hezbollah stronghold suburbs of Beirut, Lebanon on Saturday, Aug. 12.
Media Credit: John Sims / The Daily Reveille, Jared P.L. Norman / The , Kevork Djansezian / The Associated Press
Monday, August 28th, 2006

To be Jewish at LSU
Student works to educate others
by Clinton Duckworth
Photo: Moshe Cohen (second from right), 2nd year mathmatics graduate student, spoke with students in the spring about global responsibility to prevent attrocities such as the Holocaust and those currently taking place in Darfur.
Media Credit: Daily Reveille file photo
Thursday, July 27th, 2006

Jewish holiday Sukkot celebrated this week
October 9, 2009 by Mary Walker Baus


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