Hillel Happenings
November 10, 2021

Fall Newsletter 2021

From in-person Shabbat dinners to Family Weekend, scroll to find out what's happening at Drexel Hillel this fall.
Hillel Happenings
August 24, 2021

Fall Preview Newsletter 2021

Fall term is around the corner! Scroll to find out what's new and what's next at Drexel Hillel.
Staff PostsUpdates
June 21, 2021

June 2021 Snapshot

In an incredibly challenging year, Drexel's Jewish community has continued to come together to find community and support one another. From spring programs to graduations, here's the latest update on…
Staff PostsUpdates
September 30, 2020

COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 Response at Drexel Hillel Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Drexel Hillel has continued to support students through one-on-one conversations, online cohort experiences, and socially-distant programs. Our students…
wisdom from our community
September 18, 2020

2020 New Year Reflections: What are You Called to Become?

Students, faculty, staff and alumni were encouraged to submit video and responses to Hillel’s annual public reflection question. Here are their answers:     Written reflections and photography from alumna…
NewsStaff Posts
October 16, 2019

2019 New Year Reflections: What Do You Dare to Dream?

"If you will it, it is no dream” - Theodore Herzl A dream not interpreted is like a letter not read - Rav Hisda (Brakhot 55a) The greatest strides in our…
Perelman Center
June 14, 2019

Praise for the Perelman Center

A compilation of press and accolades about our home.   Design of new Drexel Hillel was inspired by a menorah by Inga Saffron The Philadelphia Inquirer, 12/22/2016 "he architect, Stanley…
June 14, 2019

Steve Cozen Receives First Drexel Hillel Leadership Award

Prominent Philadelphia attorney, Stephen A. Cozen, received the inaugural leadership award from Drexel Hillel on Monday, May 22. The event was held in Hillel's new home, the Raymond G. Perelman…
Staff Posts
June 14, 2019

Plenary Address on Social Justice at Hillel International Global Assembly

The following is the text of Rabbi Isabel de Koninck's address at the Growing Together Through Justice Plenary at Hillel International Global Assembly, Wednesday December 7th, 2016: Good Morning!  For…
Student Posts
June 14, 2019

If you build it: How Drexel’s new home helped me construct my Jewish identity in college

My first experience with Hillel was attending a bagel brunch for new students during an accepted students day at Drexel University. My parents and I met with the executive director…
Perelman Center
June 14, 2019

Perelman Center for Jewish Life Wins Prestigious Honor Award from the AIA San Francisco

Stanley Saitowitz/Natoma Architects wins the Honor Award from the American Institute of Architects San Francisco. Read full article here.
Perelman Center
June 14, 2019

Ribbon Cutting Marks the Opening of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life

More than 100 guests celebrated the opening of the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish life at Drexel University with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on October 26. Construction for the new…
Perelman Center
June 14, 2019

Groundbroken for the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life

Please join us in thanking President John Fry and Drexel University for its extraordinary commitment to Drexel's Jewish students, alumni and parents by celebrating with us the groundbreaking for the Raymond…