Category: Humans of Hillel

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Leo Serfaty

Two days ago my dad ceased the prayers of kaddish in honor of my grandfather, who died on January 22, 2019 after intensely battling stage 4...

Asher Sochaczewski

“After watching environmental videos and seeing how we are slowly killing our planet, I began thinking about how I could make a personal...

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Benjamin Pluim

“I’ve always tended to create close friendships with the people who force me to push myself. A little while ago, my friend and I went...

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Cyndi Shulman

“In addition to my teaching job here at Hillel, I am the co-founder and hold a seat on the board of Project Unite Humanity. Our mission...

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Daniel Mundlak

“In 2017, my dad was diagnosed with ALS — a disease that affects nerve cells — eventually causing them to break down and shut down...

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Galit Herman

For as long as I can remember, I have worked my hardest to become the best soccer player that I can be. I’ve always put my heart into the...

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Olga Benacerraf

“The summer of 2017 is one that I will never be able to erase from my memory. I left my hometown of Caracas, Venezuela with a suitcase...

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Dr. Barouk

“My weekend trip to Canada started off like any other visit home. I was pregnant with my first child, and everything seemed to be...

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Joi Alon

“Sign language was my first language: a necessity in order to communicate with my grandparents. When I was a little girl, my mom...

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Alli Dronsick

“Bind Us Together is an organization that collects new and gently used school supplies, refurbishes them if necessary, and donates the...