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Classes held on Yom Kippur unlike previous years

Classes held on Yom Kippur unlike previous years
September 30, 2020

In past years, classes have been cancelled for Yom Kippur, an important Jewish holiday that typically falls around mid-to-late September. This year, however, classes were still held. With COVID-19...

Hillel director listed among 50 most influential American Jews

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November 9, 2017

Rabbi Yonah Schiller, executive director of Tulane Hillel, received a mysterious email from a colleague wishing him congratulations last Friday, before the Jewish holiday of Shabbat began. Unable to use...

New chef Daniel Esses transforms Hillel’s kitchen with Rimon

Chef Daniel Esses opened Rimon at The Goldie and Morris Mintz Center for Jewish Life this month. The  menu includes healthy, affordable, locally produced, Kosher food.
August 24, 2017

Rimon means "pomegranate" in Hebrew. In the Jewish tradition, a pomegranate symbolizes wisdom and knowledge. In keeping with Rabbi Hillel's values of knowledge and wisdom, Chef Daniel Esses introduced...

Arcade’s top 10 events of 2016-17

Crawfest 2016 attendees enjoy the event's namesake food. This year marks the 11th Crawfest celebration, offering food, music and family friendly fun Saturday at the Lavin-Bernick Center for University Life and Newcomb Quadrangles.
June 7, 2017

Mirroring the festive charm of New Orleans, Tulane's various student-run organizations set up different events that make year-round celebration an integral part of our campus culture. Whether cheering...

Students seek community in Passover services

April 13, 2017

At a school like Tulane where the Jewish population makes up 27 percent of the student body, Passover, or Pesach in Hebrew, is a significant community event. Both The Goldie and Morris Mintz Center for...

Nice Jewish Boy Pageant to promote, engage with Jewish culture

The contestants of the second annual Nice Jewish Boy Pageant pose outside of Hillel. The pageant, which consists of businesswear, talent and interview competitions, will take place at 8 p.m. on Sunday at Tulane Hillel.
March 16, 2017

Pageants are a way to publicly present a certain mold and see who fits it best. This mold can be one of beauty, of grace or of Miss United States. This weekend, it's to discern the kind, the charming...

Hillel Community Market lets the dogs out

November 20, 2015

After a series of rainy Sundays, Hillel's Community Market finally got the sunny weather it needed this past weekend. Many students came out to the market to see the vendors, but what caught the attention...

Aca-Shabat: Hillel provides dinner and a show

October 9, 2015

In order to properly celebrate an event that practices a refrain from electronic, Tulane's Hillel found an aca-mazing alternative.As the sukkah was set up and the tables began to fill, students and faculty...

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