Topic: Hillel

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.