The New Year

By Shelly Feld - Hillel of Greater Toronto, Past Chair of the Board With a new calendar year underway, it is a common time to take stock of how we are doing as individuals and as an organization. Hillel of Greater Toronto can take pride and comfort from the fact that the ‘state of...

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TGIS - Dating before J-Date?

Dating Before J-Date? One opportunity that the online dating world has provided, is that we must spend time thinking about what our values are, what qualities we bring to the table, and what characteristics we are looking for in a potential partner. More than just thinking about them, we have to document them in...

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Fighting Back

HILLEL STUDENTS FIGHT BACK AGAINST RISING ANTI-SEMITISM Motion to combat and document racism on Ryerson campus passes at General Assembly November 12, 2014 (Toronto, Ontario) - Last night, at the Ryerson Students’ Union (RSU) Fall General Assembly, students carried a motion committing the union to publicly oppose actions on campus that are anti-Semitic and...

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ABQ: How do you decide who to vote for?

As the city of Toronto emerges from the recent mayoral election and leaves Ford Nation in the rear-view, how did you differentiate between the candidates? hink it is important to vote for who best represents you intellectually — how you think, your opinions, your outlook on life, etc. Voting for someone based on one...

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Impact the Outcome

On Sunday October 19th, student leaders from across the GTA had the opportunity to engage and interact with each other and hear from experts and community professionals at a leadership training day called Impact the Outcome. The event, which was hosted by Hillel of Greater Toronto, at the Wolfond Centre, was cosponsored by AEPi,...

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My BDS Experience

BDS event at OISE, October 27, 2014 - My experience as a Jewish, Israeli graduate student. Yesterday, I attended my very first BDS meeting. The Graduate Student Union at UofT decided to fund their BDS movement using students’ tuition money, mine included. I came to the meeting not to oppose, explain, or convince anyone...

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