Omar’s anti-Semitic tweets deleted, but sentiment remains
By Mitzpeh staff
Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-MN05) deleted tweets Tuesday that played into anti-Semitic tropes, after apologizing two weeks earlier after condemnation from fellow lawmakers.
The Democratic congresswoman tweeted, “It's all about the Benjamins baby,” on February 10, suggesting that American politicians’ support for ...
Hillel Kiddushes offer a place for community engagement despite money struggles
By Hallie Kay
After every Saturday morning Shabbat service, members of the Hillel community come together to enjoy a small meal, referred to as a kiddush. Kiddushes are traditionally held after most Shabbat morning services, and serve mainly to bring the community of Jewish people together. Usually, ...
Hillel students donate money to D.C. organizations via Slingshot
By Mojan Najmabadi
Students from this university played philanthropist last month and selected their top picks for innovative Jewish organizations in the Washington metropolitan area.
About a dozen students came together at Hillel on Oct. 21 to vote and decide which organization out of 18 groups selected by the Slingshot Fund should ...