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April 9, 2024

Thank You For Re-Hanging the Sign!

At a time on campus when Jewish students often feel isolated and lonely, your support for the re-hang the sign campaign not only helped to replace a message of hate…
NewsPerelman CenterStaff Posts
April 5, 2024

Vandalism at the Perelman Center: Help Us Replace Hate with Joy CLICK TO SPONSOR A LETTER IN THE RE-HANG THE SIGN CAMPAIGN Jewish life at Drexel is strong and vibrant and growing by the day.  Students spend hours at the…
Hillel Happenings
January 5, 2024

Winter Preview Newsletter 2024

Winter Term is coming! Scroll for photos and updates from Drexel Hillel, from fellowships previews to upcoming volunteering opportunities.
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December 8, 2023

Hillel International Honors Rabbi Isabel de Koninck and Hillel at Drexel University with Prestigious Awards

DALLAS – Hillel International, the largest Jewish campus organization in the world, honored Hillel professionals and campus Hillels for their exemplary efforts in supporting vibrant, welcoming Jewish life at colleges…
Hillel Happenings
September 7, 2023

Fall Preview Newsletter 2023

Fall Term is coming! Scroll for photos and updates from Drexel Hillel, from summer picnics to fellowships previews.
Hillel Happenings
June 26, 2023

End of School Year Newsletter 2023

Summer Term is here! Scroll for photos and updates from Drexel Hillel, from graduation celebrations to Jewish art. Also, please consider making a donation if you are able. Costs are…
wisdom from our community
June 15, 2023

Senior Toast 2023

Mazal tov to the Class of 2023! This year's Senior Toast was delivered by Elliot Dickman '23. Elliot is originally from Livingston, NJ. He is graduating with a Bachelor's Degree…
Hillel Global Giving Week
May 4, 2023

Global Giving Week Day 5: #ShabbatShalomFromDrexel

As Hillel Global Giving Week comes to a close, we want to thank everyone who has made donations and followed along! Today, we're excited to shine a spotlight on Shabbat…
Hillel Global Giving Week
May 4, 2023

Global Giving Week Day 4: #HappyBirthdayIsrael

On Day 4 of Global Giving Week, we're highlighting our students' connections with Israel. It was a joy to celebrate Israel's 75th birthday at the Perelman Center last week! Our…
Hillel Global Giving Week
May 3, 2023

Global Giving Week Day 3: #HillelForTheHolidays

On Day 3 of Hillel Global Giving Week, we're highlighting Jewish holiday celebrations at Drexel. As Hillel staff members, we love supporting our student leaders as they organize fun and…
Hillel Global Giving Week
May 2, 2023

Global Giving Week Day 2: #HatsOffToTheGrads

As Hillel Global Giving Week continues, we're sharing more Drexel Hillel stories. Today we're celebrating our amazing seniors! Leah Winkler '23 recently shared a beautiful tribute to her time at…
Hillel Global Giving Week
May 1, 2023

Global Giving Week Day 1: #Hillel Inspires

Hillel Global Giving Week is here! We're joining Hillels around the world in sharing stories all week long. Today, we're highlighting some of the many ways #HillelInspires students and alums…
Hillel Happenings
April 26, 2023

Spring Newsletter 2023

What's new at Hillel, from learning fellowships to spring holiday celebrations.
Hillel Happenings
February 21, 2023

Winter Newsletter 2023

Get up-to-date on winter term Hillel happenings, from cozy movie nights to Shabbat dinners across campus.
Hillel Happenings
December 5, 2022

December Newsletter 2022

Look back on our busy fall term, from a joyful comedy show to electing our new JSA Board and more!
Hillel Happenings
October 16, 2022

Fall Newsletter 2022

Find out what's happening at the Perelman Center this fall term, from creating art to celebrating the fall holidays.
Student Postswisdom from our community
August 29, 2022

Religious Accommodations for Jewish Holidays

Asking your professors for religious accommodations is stressful, but you're entitled to it in accordance with University policy! Our Jewish Student Association 2022 put together this draft email for how…
Hillel Happenings
August 23, 2022

Fall Preview Newsletter 2022

Find out what's happening at Hillel this fall! We're gearing up for Welcome Week, High Holidays, and more.
Hillel Happenings
April 26, 2022

Spring Newsletter 2022

Spring highlights! Celebrate Hillel, Passover, art gallery opening, and more.
Hillel Happenings
February 9, 2022

Winter Newsletter 2022

From winter fellowships to cozy Shabbat dinners, find out what's happening at Drexel Hillel.
Hillel Happenings
December 9, 2021

Highlights from Hanukkah 2021

Highlights from this year's Hanukkah festivities at Drexel Hillel. The Perelman Center was full of life - it was a joy to celebrate in person!
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…
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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…