Which Passover Snack Are You?
Even though we claim to hate Passover food, we all secretly love it, right? Take this quiz, written by Paige and Talia, to learn your true snack identity.
Which Character From The Purim Story Are You?
The Purim story is full of colorful characters - find out which person from this classic tale you most embody!
Featured Cat: Egoz
Read up about Hillel’s first featured cat! Egoz (Hebrew for Walnut) lives with Emily Volz, Hillel’s Education Coordinator. He hails from Jerusalem, where he was rescued by Emily from a life of street-cat-dom. Read on to learn ten fun facts about him!
Top Ten Spots To Study (Torah)
So the school year is starting up and you’re on the hunt for that sweet sweet study spot? Get some tips from Oberlin Hillel about where best to study Torah…or whatever it is you may choose to study this fine school year!
Harry Potter Ranking
Calling all Harry Potter fans! Tomorrow Harry Potter and Religion expert Vanessa Zoltan will be on campus to talk to you about the greatest books ever written! (Click here for more info) So take this poll to let everyone know your Harry Potter opinions and join us tomorrow for two great events.
Student Of The Week: Rachel Sacks
We are so excited to tell you all about our student of the week, Rachel Sacks! She is a fourth year Religion and Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies major and is giving her capstone presentation on the biblical stories of Tamar and Ruth on Wednesday April 19th at 2:00 on the third floor lounge of Rice!
The 13 Best Parts Of Passover You Didn’t Appreciate When You Were Younger
Passover is coming up! That means friends and family, mazto ball soup and gefilte fish (yay?) We all know you are excited for Hillel's first night seder coming up on April 10th (register at www.Oberlinhillel.com). So get into the Passover by taking a stroll down memory lane.
Everything You Need To Know About Fivethirtyeight's Harry Enten
We are so excited to have Fivethirtyeight's senior political writer and analyst Harry Enten on campus on February 7th for a luncheon and lecture about the 2016 presidential election. Here is a quick guide of things you should know about Harry!
10 Jewish Books You Must Read
Looking for a good distraction from the world? Check out these awesome Jewish books suggested by Oberlin students!
Oberlin Hillel's Guide To Parents Weekend
Ahh parents weekend, that time of year when your parents/family/friends come to campus, and you have to curb the fact that you're really excited to see them with the feeling that, wow, I'm not used to you guys being here this is only a little awkward. (But only a little!) Need some help planning your weekend? Here are a few tips and promotions for some awesome events on campus that you can take your parents/family/friends to do! The full list of activities can be found here
User Poll: Head To Head Favorite Jewish Food
It all comes down to this, a head to head food battle royal! Let us know which one of these classic Jewish foods are hot and which are not. Which foods will rise to the top and which will be thrown in the compost bin?
Personality Quiz: Which Oberlin Staff Member Are You?
Are you Rabbi Megan, Samia or Daveed? Take this personality quiz to find out!
Oberlin Hillel: 10 Awesome Facts About Our Student Of The Week Talia Rodwin
Meet our student of the week, Talia Rodwin! Learn about her many interests, activities, and even a few fun secrets!
Oberlin Hillel: How To Do High Holidays This Year
Hello Obie Jews! Looking for a way to welcome 5777 and atone for all of your sins this October? Well look no further, Oberlin Hillel has got you covered with a full plate of holiday events!
Oberlin Hillel Takes On Resetting The Table!
This weekend our two student fellows and staff member went to beautiful Lake Geneva, Wisconsin to participate in Hillel International's Resetting the Table Fellowship Conference! You may have seen posts on facebook or instagram about RTT and wondered, "hmmm, what's that all about"... well look no further! This buzzfeed will answer all of your resetting the table related questions!
Myth Busters: 7 Things You Thought You Knew About Hillel And The Oberlin Jewish Community
Think you know everything there is to know about the Oberlin Jewish community? Put your knowledge to the test! See if you can tell which statements are true, and which are total myths!
10 Facts You Probably Didn't Know About Our New Hillel Director, Rabbi Megan Doherty
Hello fellow Hillel Obies! Are you as excited as we are about Rabbi Megan being on campus? Want to get to know her a little bit better? Here are 10 cool facts you probably didn't know about our new director!
Oberlin Hillel: 7 Awesome Ways To Be Involved In Jewish Life This Year!
The school year is about to begin, and whether you're a returning or new student a new year means new opportunities to be involved in Jewish life at Oberlin! So check out this list of 7 awesome ways you can be involved in the Jewish community this coming year!
Oberlin Hillel's 10 Tips To Surviving New Student Orientation
This one is for you freshman out there who are maybe just a little bit nervous about your first day of college at Oberlin. Well fear not, everyone has to go through orientation and we all understand how scary it can be! Here are some tips from your friends at Hillel on how to survive Oberlin Orientation.