UC San Diego gets JScreened

Last month, Triton Jewish Leader Ilana Osoweicki partnered with JScreen to bring a massive, free genetic screening drive to campus.  JScreen is a non-proft community-based public health initiative dedicated to preventing Jewish genetic diseases. Headquartered in Atlanta at Emory University School of Medicine, the JScreen initiative is a collaboration among clinical geneticists, socially minded businesses [...]

2016-11-23T21:21:06+00:00November 23rd, 2016|

UC San Diego Birthright takes Israel by Storm

The only thing better than Birthright is Birthright with UC San Diego Hillel. This June, Hillel sent an entire bus of students on the trip of a lifetime, immersing them in Israeli culture and allowing them to build a direct, in-person connection with Israel for the very first time. The trip was staffed by Hillel's [...]

2017-03-11T15:48:21+00:00August 26th, 2016|

Challah for Hunger Hits UCSD

Challah for Hunger has officially hit UCSD’s campus! After noticing that his peers have an inherent interest in social justice, junior Dylan Slater noticed a need to bring some Jewish flavor to the already present focus in making the world a better place. Through intense social networking, he utilized his deep connections to the Jewish [...]

2017-03-11T15:48:22+00:00April 4th, 2016|

San Diego Israel Retreat 2016

The Second Annual San Diego Israel Retreat exceeded all expectations. 30 UCSD and SDSU students gathered together in an intimate environment at a camp at Julian for community building and empowerment around their mutual passion: Israel. The 2-day event was filled with education on Israeli history, culture, and advocacy with fun activities like a bonfire [...]

2016-05-14T14:52:22+00:00February 12th, 2016|