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Empowering Our Students for Jewish Campus Life

  • North Suburban Synagogue Beth El 1175 Sheridan Road Highland Park, IL, 60035 United States (map)

Empowering Our Students for Jewish Campus Life

A night for high school students, parents & community members

Sponsored by North Suburban Synagogue Beth El, University of Illinois Hillel - Cohen Center for Jewish Life, Israel Education Center, Moriah Congregation, Beth Shalom, North Shore Congregation Israel, and Hillels of Illinois

Participating Hillels:
Bradley Univeristy Hillel
Fiedler Hillel at Northwestern University
Metro Chicago Hillel
Mizzou Hillel
Newberger Hillel at the University of Chicago
Purdue Hillel
University of Illinois Hillel - Cohen Center for Jewish Life

6:00 pm: Hillel Fair Representing Midwest Campuses – Meet Current Students and Staff!
7:00 pm: Opening Remarks and Keynote Address by Eric Fingerhut
Separate Discussion Panels for Students, and Community Members and Parents to Follow Keynote

Eric Fingerhut will address Hillel’s dynamic role in developing Jewish identities and Jewish life on campus during the undergraduate years. Discussion panels to follow will highlight what’s really happening on campus, including important challenges faced by today's Jewish college students. During the panels, high school students will have the opportunity to learn from Write On for Israel fellows and current college students about engaging in Israel activism and Jewish life while on campus. Parents and community members will learn how Hillel has evolved to face the current campus environment.

A light Kosher dinner will be provided.

Register today at
or by contacting Suzanne Storrs at or 312-673-2355.