Hillel Wins Lawsuit Over Glickman Center

Superior Court Judge Timothy Taylor ruled Friday in favor of the City of San Diego and Hillel of San Diego, upholding Hillel’s right to build the Beverly and Joseph Glickman Hillel Center across La Jolla Village Drive from UC San Diego. This legal victory is a crucial step forward in Hillel’s effort to build a [...]

2018-11-09T18:13:29+00:00 November 9th, 2018|

Hillel Remembers Joseph “Chickie” Glickman z”l

Joseph Glickman, who went by the nickname "Chickie," passed away on May 21, 2018, only weeks away from his 103rd birthday. Chickie cared deeply about Judaism and the Jewish people. Chickie enjoyed discussing Jewish philosophy, exploring the meaning of Shabbat and kosher laws, and arguing about Israel. And he was laser focused on our students, providing Hillel [...]

2018-06-12T18:46:43+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

Student Interview of Rabbi David Singer

Last Spring, Triton Jewish Leader Théo de Sa-Kaye interviewed Executive Director Rabbi David Singer for his Nonfiction Writing Class LTWR 8C. His extraordinary piece earned him the top grade in the class. Yasher koach! At first glance, you might not guess that David Singer is the director of UC San Diego’s Hillel - the umbrella organization [...]

2017-11-23T02:00:12+00:00 November 23rd, 2017|

San Diego Teen Initiative and Hillel Partner for Engagement Training

This year, Hillel is proud to be partnering with the San Diego Teen Initiative as the facilitator of their Engagement Training. Hillel Director of Student Life Sophie Needelman led a training in Hillel's Engagement Methodology for the San Diego Teen Initiative Peer Leadership Fellows, introducing them to tools they can utilize to assess and improve [...]

2017-11-20T19:37:06+00:00 November 20th, 2017|

Reflections on Birthright

One of the student participants on Hillel's Summer 2017 Birthright Trip shares his thoughts on how the trip changed him. Interested in going to Israel for FREE with Hillel next summer? Contact Dor. I want to share how Birthright changed me. Before Birthright, I had the ingrained knowledge that all Jewish-raised people have that 'Israel is [...]

2017-11-06T22:49:22+00:00 November 1st, 2017|

Alternative Break 2018 Registration Now Open!

Travel with UC San Diego Hillel to Oaxaca, Mexico in partnership with ProjectTEN, a branch of the Jewish Agency for Israel, during Spring Break 2018 for a hands-on experience putting into practice Judaism’s vision of justice. For ten weeks leading up to the trip, you’ll dive deep into learning about the Jewish idea of tzedek [...]

2017-10-30T17:56:21+00:00 October 30th, 2017|

City Council Unanimously Approves Glickman Hillel Center

After nearly 20 years of planning and review, the Beverly and Joseph Glickman Hillel Center was approved today by the San Diego City Council. Proposed by Hillel of San Diego  ̶  an organization that inspires Jewish college students to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel  ̶  the Glickman Hillel Center will [...]

2017-11-03T13:39:16+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

Reflections on Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut

Earlier this month, we remembered Yom HaZikaron and Yom Ha'atzmaut are equally important to the Jewish people and the people of Israel. Students observed Yom HaZikaron, Israel's Memorial Day, by standing together near the Silent Tree on Library Walk and saying Kaddish for Israeli and Jewish lives lost. They prayed and shared their respect for the people who [...]

2017-05-12T00:10:11+00:00 May 11th, 2017|

Planning Commission UNANIMOUSLY Approves Glickman Hillel Center

The City of San Diego Planning Commission today voted unanimously to recommend approval of the Beverly & Joseph Glickman Hillel Center, a proposed new religious facility across the street from the UC San Diego campus. Proposed by Hillel San Diego, a religious institution that supports Jewish college students, the Glickman Center will provide a new [...]

2017-04-28T21:17:56+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

Hillel Heads to the Planning Commission

Hillel will present its plans for the Beverly and Joseph Glickman Hillel Center to the City of San Diego Planning Commission on April 27. The Glickman Hillel Center will provide a new permanent home for UC San Diego Hillel across the street from the campus. “We are thrilled to be so close to making our [...]

2017-04-21T01:02:49+00:00 April 21st, 2017|
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