Category: Humans of Hillel

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Ariel Grobman

“I was just a freshman, still stepping into the crazy endeavour that is high school. I saw myself on the grass turfs of Melbourne...

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Dr. Schiff

“The day had come. It was the Saturday I, along with my siblings, was testing for my First Degree Black Belt, something I had wanted ever...

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Mr. Carlos Montero

“In college, I started practicing zen meditation. Through meditation, I began recognizing my thoughts and understanding how my mind...

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Danit Weitzman

“I’ve always had an inclination for artistic endeavours, and a few years ago, I was accepted into one of the country’s...

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Coach Morgan

“Nobody in my family went to college; my younger brother barely graduated high school, and my older brother dropped out on his junior...

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Jonathan Amitai

“This summer, I moved to Miami from Colombia. In Colombia, I could rarely go out with my friends or walk on the street because of the...

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Principal Chris Johnson

“By the age of ten, I was already a proficient skier. While going down blacks and double-blacks with my step-father, we found what looked...

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Danit Weitzman and Jolie Fiske

“For the past two years, we have been volunteering with Achieve Miami on an almost weekly basis. This is an organization that helps...

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Judy Abadi

“I came to Hillel in 8th grade, and I instantly joined The Roar Post. My first role was to be a photographer, and I didn’t really...

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Morah Tova Sher

“My mom grew up as one of eight children, but she came out of the Holocaust as the only one standing. In 1946, after the war ended,...