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Hillel In The News
April 15, 2014
Poker Tournament for a Good Cause
Hillel International, in partnership with the seven Florida Hillels, hosts its second annual Florida Texas Hold 'Em Tournament on April 24 at 6:30 p.m. at The Dezer Collection's James Bond Lounge, 2000 NE 146th St. North Miami. Proceeds will benefit Hillel International and the partnering campus Hillels. These partnering ones in South Florida include Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach, the University of Miami Hillel, and Hillel Young Adult Division at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in North Miami Beach.
March 24, 2014
Rubin, Jaffee Honored at Hillel Event
According to Raina Goldberg, executive director of Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach, the two main objectives of the fifth annual "I am Hillel: A Day in the Life" event (held March 11 at the Premier Delray Acura Club at the Florida Atlantic University Football Stadium in Boca Raton) were raising funds and raising awareness.
December 29, 2013
Birthright Israel, Snow in Jerusalem and Giving Back
Until this week that is when Taglit Birthright Israel decided to send visiting trip participants to Mt. Herzl to help in the clean up efforts. The pictures below are from today when a group from Florida cleaned a large section of the graveyard where Yoni Netanyahu (the commander of the Raid on Entebbe), David Elazar – Israel’s 9th Chief of Staff and the American Lone Soldier, Michael Levin, who was killed in action during the Second Lebanon War, lay to rest.
October 29, 2013
Goldberg Leads New Hillel
The last school year was a turbulent one for Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach, which has its offices on the Florida Atlantic University campus in Boca Raton. There were several incidents involving the Students for Justice in Palestine chapter, the Hillel executive director left and University President Mary Jane Saunders resigned. When the 2013 school year began, Raina Goldberg was onboard as Hillel's new executive director, a new staff (except for one position) and board chairman were in place, and many more individuals from the Jewish community were on Hillel's board of directors. "Jewish life is alive and well at FAU," said Goldberg, 40, of Boca Raton.
October 22, 2013
A Night of Cultural Celebration
Four student organizations will co-host NSU’s first Cultural Night, a night of food, friends and dance on Oct. 24, 6 to 9 p.m., at the outdoor basketball courts of the Don Taft University Center Recreational Complex. The idea for Cultural Night was born through collaboration between the Caribbean Student Association, the Indian Student Association, the Pakistani Student Association and Hillel of Broward and Palm Beach, a Jewish organization. For the first time, all of these organizations have come together to put on a celebration for the NSU community.