Topic: Hillel

Hillelin’ with Melanin was created last semester by Nicole Spring ’20.5 (left) and Tessa Palisoc  ‘20 (right). The group recently hosted a Rosh Hashanah event and has planned a sunset barbeque picnic to celebrate Sukkot.

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Hillel group provides space for Jewish students of color

September 19, 2018 0 comments

Last spring, Brown/RISD Hillel welcomed a new student group that strives to foster community among Jewish students of color.

Anna Horowitz ’19 began organizing the Orthodox service upon her return to campus last week. She hopes that Hillel will provide more services for Orthodox Jewish students throughout the year.

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Hillel holds first daytime Orthodox service for Rosh Hashanah

September 11, 2018 0 comments

On Monday morning and Tuesday afternoon, Brown/RISD Hillel held its first-ever daytime Rosh Hashanah services for students who belong to the Modern Orthodox denomination of Judaism.

‘Over, Under, Through’ exhibit thrills Hillel

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‘Over, Under, Through’ exhibit thrills Hillel

March 21, 2018 0 comments

“Over, Under, Through,” a multimedia exhibit by Rebecca Volynsky, draws on styles of Russian ornamentation to weave a symbolic thread that invites viewers to explore her family’s Russian and Jewish heritage.

Extended eruv removes barrier for Jewish community members

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Extended eruv removes barrier for Jewish community members

April 16, 2017 0 comments

Providence’s eruv was extended to include the Brown and RISD campuses Apr. 4.

First Ethiopian ‘Miss Israel’ discusses opening doors in modeling industry

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First Ethiopian ‘Miss Israel’ discusses opening doors in modeling industry

April 4, 2017 0 comments

In a T-shirt and flip flops, Aynaw arrived at the competition’s first round, feeling out of place among the women clad in lavish dresses.

Anti-Semitic, homophobic vandalism found in Marcy House

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Anti-Semitic, homophobic vandalism found in Marcy House

March 21, 2016 0 comments

Sam Rubinstein ’17 and Lainie Rowland ’17 found homophobic and anti-Semitic graffiti scrawled on the walls of Marcy House early Friday morning.

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Bennett ’16: Pinkwashing is a poor reason to reject the Mock event

March 18, 2016 0 comments

Last week, a petition began circulating online that demanded the acclaimed trans activist Janet Mock disassociate her lecture from its sponsors.

Mock cancels lecture amid student protest

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Mock cancels lecture amid student protest

March 17, 2016 0 comments

Janet Mock, a black, native Hawaiian trans woman and activist, announced Wednesday morning that she had canceled her campus talk, “Redefining Realness.”

Student protesters gathered outside a lecture organized by the Brown/RISD Hillel featuring a chairman of the Jewish Agency for Israel, Natan Sharansky, as well as actor Michael Douglas.

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Students protest Hillel-sponsored lecture

January 29, 2016 0 comments

Thursday night’s “Jewish Journeys” lecture in Salomon 101 took place amid a protest led by Students for Justice in Palestine.