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The Role of Hillel on Campus

What are the roles of Hillels in creating spaces for Jewish students to learn, lead, and live in diverse and pluralistic communities?

The Harvard campus Hillel House welcomes students into its 'safe space,' in Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 12, 2023. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso / AFP)
The Harvard campus Hillel House welcomes students into its 'safe space,' in Cambridge, Massachusetts, December 12, 2023. (Photo by Joseph Prezioso / AFP)

As university life becomes increasingly volatile for Jewish students, Jewish leaders and institutions on campus are faced with the challenge of supporting and empowering students in navigating tumultuous times. This week, Yehuda Kurtzer speaks with Jason Rubenstein, chaplain at Yale University and future executive director of Harvard Hillel, about the dynamics of Jewish student life and role of Hillels in creating spaces for Jewish students to learn, lead, and live in diverse and pluralistic communities.

Identity/Crisis is a weekly podcast from the Shalom Hartman Institute about news and ideas.

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