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Former Neo-Nazi Visits Hillel
Campus Life, Community, News

Former Neo-Nazi Visits Hillel

Racist, full of hate and scared. These are all words author, Frank Meeink, used to describe himself throughout his presentation to members of the University of Miami community as he detailed his journey from a skinhead to a human full of empathy. A self-described Neo-Nazi skinhead, also known as a member of a group whose…

Hillel celebrates 75 years of shaping Jewish student life
Campus Life, News, Religious Life

Hillel celebrates 75 years of shaping Jewish student life

Jeremy Penn remembers spending his freshman year High Holy Days, a three-day celebration for the Jewish community, in the still unrenovated Hillel building. He remembers being skeptical about joining the organization as he traversed the old-fashioned, checkered floorboards and awkward layout. Four years later, dressed up for his senior photos, Penn can recount all the…

Embrace cultural differences in college
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Embrace cultural differences in college

Calling our campus heterogeneous would be an understatement. We have a diverse array of cultures, religions, ethnicities and identities on this campus, each with their own corresponding organizations. Jewish students have Hillel and Chabad. LGBT students and their allies have SpectrUM (UPride). Muslim students have MSUM. The list goes on. It is really valuable for…

Shalala to host last annual Hillel visit
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Shalala to host last annual Hillel visit

When UM President Donna E. Shalala steps down at the end of this semester, she’ll be leaving a lasting legacy. Until then, she’s living out many last moments. One of those lasts is the final Shabbat Shalala this Friday, an annual event held by UM Hillel that is always its largest Shabbat service and dinner…

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Housing Opt-In All current student residents planning to live on campus next year can opt in through myUM until Feb. 10. Residents can  indicate if they would like suite-style dorm rooms or University Village apartments. Career Expo Hundreds of recruiters from various businesses and organizations will be on-site at the Spring Career Expo on Wednesday….

Photo brief: Israel At Heart
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Photo brief: Israel At Heart

Freshmen Kelsey Flitter doodles with chalk at the U-Doodle table during the Israel at Heart event on the Rock, Wednesday. Israel at Heart was put on by Hillel and I-Team, their mission is to raise awareness of what is going on in Israel and create a dialogue between students about those issues. U-Doodle is a...
Opinion

The importance of dialogue, empathy

On Sept. 21, a close friend invited me to participate in a TalkIsrael dialogue event co-sponsored by Hillel, Muslim Students at the University of Miami (MSUM), Jews and Muslims (JAM), the Intervarsity Christian Fellowship and the I-Team. While I was intrigued by the event, I did not expect anything significant to occur there. After all,…

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Hillel and Miller Center raise Holocaust awareness

This week, the University of Miami Hillel and the Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies is hosting a series of on-campus events commemorating the ninth-annual Holocaust Education Week presented by the Holocaust Memorial of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Events on campus include a special Holocaust Education Week Shabbat service. The 6:30…

Opinion

YOUniversity of Miami: Finals

With this first semester winding down, the dreaded finals week is drawing ever closer, and we all know what that means. It means hour after hour in the frigid recycled air of Richter library, late nights of typing review guides and final papers, and enough caffeine in your veins to have your blood legally qualify as a type of coffee. The last few days of studying each semester are never fun, but are arguably the most important. After months and months of having to put time and effort in for each individual class, it’s worth it to end strong and give your GPA that little boost. There are tips and tricks that you pick up over the years at the U, and learning them early can save you a great deal of frustration.

Buy bread for a cause
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Buy bread for a cause

Every Friday, a group of UM students plan to be at the UC breezeway, selling Challah bread to raise money for Darfur and Kosher Meals on Wheels the Miami area.

Idan Raichel Project brings soulful, cross-cultural music to Miami
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Idan Raichel Project brings soulful, cross-cultural music to Miami

The Idan Raichel Project changed the face of world music when it burst onto the scene in 2002. The Israel-based band, led by front man Idan Raichel, combines African, Indian, Latin American, Middle Eastern and European rhythms to create an unprecedented blend of sounds.The Idan Raichel Project will be performing at the Knight Concert Hall at the Adrienne Arsht Center Saturday, Nov. 21 at 8 p.m.

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