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UM Hillel stands with UVa Jewish community against anti-Semitic vandalism

UM Hillel published a statement earlier today standing in solidarity with the Brody Jewish Center Hillel at the University of Virginia condemning anti-Semitic vandalism...

President Frenk carries on tradition at Frenk Friday Shabbat dinner

It has been two years since UM Hillel hosted Shabbat Shalala, an annual dinner event held by former UM President Donna Shalala to celebrate...

‘Peace in the Middle East’ event unites organizations, promotes diversity

Middle Eastern cultures coalesced in a celebration of diversity and peace Thursday on the Foote Green as students celebrated the event called Peace in the...

Holi festival celebrates start of spring, traditional Hindu holiday

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWumzzLsSjE&feature=youtu.be The Indian Students Association and the Hindu Students Council held the event called Holi: the Festival of Colors. Holi, a traditional Hindu festivity, comes...

‘Debunking Islamophobia’ event dispels misconceptions of Muslims

Muslim Students of the University of Miami (MSUM) gathered on the UC Patio Tuesday to distribute bracelets and information cards featuring prominent Muslims at...

Harvard law school professor Alan Dershowitz discusses Israel affairs at Hillel

Famed lawyer and political commentator Alan Dershowitz lectured about the broad range of issues surrounding Israel at the University of Miami Hillel on Wednesday...

‘American Idol’ finalist Bret Loewenstern takes stage at Hillel’s Open-Mic Night

Singers, songwriters and comedians stepped up to the mic at the Braman Miller Center for Jewish Life on Wednesday for Open-Mic Night on the...

Renovated Hillel center offers place of worship, kosher cafe

On the fourth night of Hanukkah the University of Miami unveiled Hillel’s new home, the Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life. The renovated Hillel...

Sukkah Design Build fuses Jewish holiday Sukkot with engineering, architecture

The start of the Jewish holiday Sukkot on Sunday marked the fifth annual Sukkah Design Build Competition on the Foote Green. Six teams of architecture...

Hillel renovations to add resources

In early 2014, the Braman and Miller families joined forces in a philanthropic effort to transform the Jewish community at the University of Miami with...

Religious holidays share weekend

Campus was left quieter this weekend as students dispersed to observe Passover and celebrate Easter. For some, these holidays mean returning home to see their...

Religious garbs strengthen spirituality

Freshman Rowanne Ali began wearing the hijab, a veil worn by Muslim women, her sophomore year of high school. Raised Muslim by Egyptian parents,...