Posts by: Editorial Board

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Gregory Ethridge

“My path to Judaism started about five and a half years back. It started with a ton of unanswered questions and symbols that made no...

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Amy Gallup

“About a decade ago, my family and I set forth a goal for ourselves that we dreamed of accomplishing — a task that we thought would...

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Lauren Rub

“I grew up watching my brothers play all types of sports. From flag football, to soccer, to tackle football, I would be at every single...

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Daniel Lara

“I got my first guitar when I was seven years old. It was a birthday present from my parents, and this gift changed my life. Right away,...

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Amanda Scheck

“A casual, happy Sunday hanging out at a friend’s house. My mother insisted on me coming home since I hadn’t seen her all weekend,...

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Reb Yaakov Boyd

“After growing up in South Carolina, I went to an Evangelical boarding school in Chattanooga, Tennessee. At that time, I had no real...

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David Lechter

“For my Bar-Mitzvah, two years ago, I wanted to do a sort of project that would help those in need. I raised money and was able to buy...

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Esther Bentolila

“I remember the first time I tried fencing here at Hillel. The feeling of picking up the sword, right from the start, was like no other....

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Abraham Woldenberg

“Around one year ago, I discovered one of my biggest passions through a video game. Yes, a video game. Someone gave me this racing...

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Sophie, Naomi, Luiza, and Morris Kryss

“We moved to the United States at the beginning of eighth grade. Our first day at Hillel is something that we will never forget. The...