I remember as a young child being told that I couldn’t fulfill my mitzvah (commandment) of a Purim seudah (festive meal) without eating meat. However, as a vegetarian, I found myself very conflicted between my religious and personal ideals. Vegetarianism has been shown...

This week’s Torah portion focuses on the the miskan, or “dwelling” that was built in the desert, a holy place of prayer where G-d could dwell among the Jewish people. The instructions for building the Mishkan were very detailed, with an outline of 15 materials that sho...

Please reload

Featured Posts

Watch the 69th Annual Latke-Hamantash Debate

January 10, 2016

Please reload

Recent Posts
Please reload

Please reload

Search By Tags
Follow Us
  • Facebook Basic Square
  • Twitter Basic Square
  • Google+ Basic Square

All UChicago Hillel programs are made possible through the generosity of the Jewish community. 

University of Chicago Hillel is an initiative

of the Jewish United Fund, supported by

Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life.

  • Google Places - White Circle
  • Facebook - White Circle
  • Instagram - White Circle

Visit Us at the Newberger Hillel Center

5715 S Woodlawn Ave

Chicago, IL 60637