Manhattanville Hillel help raise money to build a well for a family in Cambodia!
2016 HOW students in Israel!
StandWithUs Emerson Fellow, Melly hands out cupcakes and talks about Israel with students at Mville!
The Bible Player perform at Sarah Lawrence Hillel Comedy Night!
Mville students construct their campus Sukkah!
Director of HOW, Rachel Klein blessing the Sukkah at SLC
Welcome Back Shabbat at Sarah Lawrence!
Welcome back Shabbat Manhattanville!
Welcome Back Shabbat at SUNY Purchase
Shorashim/Roots in Westchester

"Shorashim" is the Hebrew word for Roots.  Such is the foundation of this Israeli-Palestinian grassroots peace organization.

Israeli and Palestinian activists from Roots will be in Westchester on Friday, September 9th and Saturday, September 10th.  

FRIDAY, September 9th at 4:30pm

Location: Purchase College, Student Services Building, Red Room.  The campus is located at 735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase, NY.  Event parking is in lots W1/W2 (near the Performing Arts Center).  The Student Services building is located across from the library at the opposite end of the mall from the W1/W2 lots.  For further information email: Rachel Klein at

SATURDAY, September 10th at 12:15pm

Location: Hebrew Institute of White Plains (20 Greenridge Ave, White Plains, NY).  The event is co-sponsored by the Israel Action Committee of the 5 Synagogues of White Plains.  The Shabbat afternoon discussion will take place after morning tefilah​.   All are welcome,  For further information, contact:

Events were made possible through the generous support of Hillel International/Heneinu and UJA Federation of New York.

For more information about the guest speakers, Hanan Schlesinger and Antwan Saca, or Roots, visit:

Israel @ 68 on May 11th!

Israel 'marketplace' showcasing high tech and other innovations, teen cooking program with Susie Fishbein, art showcase with Artists Defending Israel and Artists 4 Israel, Israeli art exhibit by Michal Nachmany, Rikudei am (Israeli Folk Dancing), arts and crafts for kids, homemade Israeli food and much more!


RSVP by May 9 to enter a raffle to win 4 tickets for the Israel Film Festival at the JCC of Mid-Westchester on June 2-9. Register at or (914) 472-3300 ext 0 



The IDF Band in Concert!

Come see the IDF Band in concert on Monday, March 14 at 7:30pm!

JCC of Harrison, 130 Union Ave. Harrisons, NY 10528

Ticket are $18 for adults and $10 for students, seniors, and children

For more info, contact Ali Picheny at

Info Session on Project Ten!

Next week on Tuesday, February the 23rd at 7:30pm at JCC Harrison, there will be an Info Session for all those interested in Tikkun Olam/Community Service through Project Ten. 

Project Ten:

Would you like to travel the world, learn new languages and experience new cultures while engaging in meaningful volunteer work? Want to become a Jewish global activist? Join Project TEN and Be The Change!

Project TEN is coming to New York!

Project TEN will be running interactive workshops at Hillels, schools and JCCs in the NY area on the ethics of international development, Tikkun Olam, and Project TEN's volunteering opportunities around the world.

Interested in embarking on a volunteer journey with Project TEN? Come out and hear more about Project TEN from staff members and alumni.

Join HOW for the High Holidays!

 L'Shanah Tovah!

Hillels of Westchester is pleased to offer High Holiday options for any and every student who wishes to celebrate, atone, eat and fast.  First, all are invited to join HOW and the Community Synagogue of Rye at the Performing Arts Center at Purchase College on Rosh Hashanah (9/14) and Yom Kippur (9/23).  

RSVPs are required.  Get more info and register here.

Congrats to HOW Graduates!

A huge Mazel Tov to all graduating students! We thank you for your hard work and dedication, and look forward to seeing the amazing things you do in the future!


Well you're in luck! HOW gets information about job offers, fellowships, and internships weekly. Fill out THIS survey so we can make sure to contact you when we hear about awesome opportunities. 

Kosher food for Passover available!

Need Kosher for Passover food? Stop by the lounge at SUNY Purchase and pick up a tray!

HOW past-President Martine Fleishman joins distinguished panel to discuss Jewish leadership

We are so proud of HOW past-President, Martine Fleishman.  On Tuesday, February 24th, she served as a panelist discussing ‘Leadership through a Jewish Lens’ at the JCC of Mid-Westchester.  Along with distinguished author David Arnow, Rabbi Menachem Genack and facilitator Rabbi Ethan Tucker, Martine shared her personal experience as a leader in the Jewish community

AIPAC Visits SUNY Purchase

AIPAC Westchester Area Director Eric Gallagher spoke at by Hillel last Wednesday for our weekly Lunch and Learn. Students learned about the situation in Israel, what AIPAC is doing to help, and how they can get involved. Students had a chance to ask a variety of hard questions and learn more in anticipation of our Hillel Cohort going to AIPAC National Policy Conference in March.

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