News 2017-03-11T15:48:21+00:00


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 have given their lives for the safety of others - the people who have given [...]

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 permanent home for UC San Diego students to participate in religious programming for Jewish holidays [...]

April 27th, 2017|

Alternative Break: Jewish Values in Action

This Spring Break, UC San Diego Hillel brought thirteen passionate and inspirational students to Guatemala for the first time in their lives to apply the Jewish values of Tzedakah and Tikkun Olam on the ground. Over the course of their time in Guatemala, the students not only fell in love with the people and the culture, but also gained valuable perspective on their own lives, future, and place in the [...]

April 24th, 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 dream of the Glickman Hillel Center a reality,” said David Michan, Hillel of San Diego [...]

April 21st, 2017|

Triton Jewish Leaders Meet Eric Fingerhut

Last week, Hillel International President and CEO Eric Fingerhut met with students in UC San Diego Hillel’s Triton Jewish Leaders incubator. Fingerhut, a former Congressman from Ohio, has led the Hillel Movement in exciting new directions during his four years of service, implementing a strategic plan across the movement named “The Drive to Excellence.” Eric celebrated the importance of UC San Diego Hillel’s multifaceted outreach approach; by investing in students [...]

March 17th, 2017|

Kosher Dining Hall Ocean View Terrace is the New Home of Shabbat on Campus

Marshall College's dining hall has long been known for having the best (ocean!) view on campus. Since its reopening in Winter of 2017 it has been known for its delicious Kosher and Halal food offerings that are bringing cross-sections of the student population together in new and exciting ways. UC San Diego students catalyzed the university's positive step forward in its Kosher food options on campus, and the process of [...]

January 30th, 2017|