Last Monday night, Roger Grunwald – the child of a Holocaust survivor – brought his thought-provoking one-man play “The Mitzvah” to Hillel on Stanford campus. Presented the day before the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the play and the lecture following it resonated academically and personally with many in the audience. In particular, Grunwald…
Students and staff of Stanford’s Koret Pavillion-Taube Hillel House hosted a vigil on Friday night to commemorate the victims of a recent string of terrorist attacks in Paris.
Falling away from church while starting college is a common story. Commitment is hard, and finding a new faith community is daunting.
With a taste for quality challah and an appetite for social impact, Stanford’s Challah for Hunger group meets every Thursday to bake for charitable work.
Over 200 community members gathered in White Plaza on Tuesday evening to celebrate Hanukkah.
In a Wednesday evening discussion at Dinkelspiel Auditorium, New York Times columnist and Middle East expert Thomas Friedman explored the causes and implications of the popular uprisings in the Arab world. The talk, titled “Democracy and Energy: the View from Tahrir Square,” was sponsored by Students for a Sustainable Stanford, the ASSU Speakers’ Bureau, Stanford in Government and Hillel.
Hillel announced Monday the appointment of Rabbi Serena Eisenberg as its executive director. Eisenberg follows in the footsteps of Adina Danzig Epelman, who left last year after a decade of service on the Farm.
It appears that the Student Services Division (SSD) will have to go back to the budget drawing board after a bill requesting Senate approval for the SSD to move to special fees was shot down after the petition already garnered more than 900 signatures in its current format on Tuesday.