Category: Humans of Hillel

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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...

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Priscila Frank

“The day started off like any other. It was Maccabi Games, and my team was playing endless back-to-back games. When we finally got a...

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Jessica Best

“This year started off much like the saying ‘I had a plan and G-d laughed’. Beginning with shoulder surgery, my life changed in...

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Gabriela Bentolila

“I was born and raised in Venezuela but had to move to Houston a few years ago because my dad was diagnosed with cancer. Shortly after...

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Michael Rafalskyy

“When I was four years old, my dad taught me how to play water polo. Since that moment, the rest of my childhood was based around...

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Malka Braunschweiger

“Every morning I wake up and say “Mode Ani” because if G-d believes in me to make something magical happen today, I have to believe...