Topics: N.C. Hillel

N.C. Hillel is a group dedicated to enriching the lives of Jewish students. This organization conducts many service projects including Dimes for Darfur, Holocaust Remembrance Week and Habitat for Humanity builds.

It is based in Chapel Hill, but serves universities all across the state. N.C. Hillel is the only statewide Hillel in the country. The office is located on West Cameron Avenue. The Hillel site is also the location for early voting.

N.C. Hillel also hosts events to celebrate several Jewish holidays like Passover. It holds a Seder, or a ritual meal to celebrate Passover, and distributes kosher lunches and dinners to help continue Jewish traditions. The group has also sponsors an Israel festival. Typically held in September, Israel Fest includes numerous activities such as a Jewish a cappella group, name translation into Hebrew and plenty of traditional foods.

Jewish day school in Durham receives bomb threat

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A Jewish day school in Durham received an anti-Semitic bomb threat Wednesday, joining a recent wave of anti-Semitic acts across the country.


Students lay out official 'pro-Israel' stance among UNC groups

Jewish student organizations voted last week to unanimously approve an official document laying out a pro-Israel stance.


UNC Hillel looks for new Rabbi

After a school year with Ariel Naveh as the rabbi of UNC Hillel, the organization is looking for his replacement.


Q&A with two experts on Israeli-Palestinian peace process

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David Makovsky, who worked on Secretary of State John Kerry's negotiating team during recent Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, and Ghaith Al-Omari, who has worked for the Palestinian Authority, spoke at the FedEx Global Education Center Wednesday night.


Student Congress approves new chief justice, committee members

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