Hillel Organizes Candle Light Vigil to Remember Victims of Pittsburgh

On October 29th, Hillel, in conjunction with Rowan Chabad and the Rowan Center for Holocaust and Genocide center held a candlelight vigil to remember the victims of the horrific incident in Pittsburgh.  Approximately 200 people attended the event.  Several students and staff spoke about their experiences with Anti-Semetism.  Kaddish and the victims names were also …

In Response to Pittsburgh

Dear Rowan Hillel family, In light of the recent event in Pittsburgh Hillel will be hosting an open discussion tomorrow from 5:00-6:00pm in Memorial Hall room 169 to talk about the tragedy. This open discussion is a safe place for everyone to talk about the tragedy. Following the open discussion Hillel invites you to attend …

Holocaust Remembrance Night with Selma Rossen

Last night, in conjunction with the Rowan Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Rowan Hillel held Holocaust Rembrance night.  After a short service held to commemorate those we lost, we were honored to hear the story of Selma Rossen, who survived the Holocaust while growing up in Poland.  A crowd of around 100 people listened to the story of Selma’s family and their survival while escaping the Nazi’s.

Selma is the proud Grandmother of Hillel Treasurer Alex Rossen.

 

 

Photos from Holocaust Remembrance Night

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A Message to the Rowan Hillel Community about the SGA Org Fair and Yom Kippur

On September 20, Vice President Izzy Wellman and mysel met with members of the Student Government Association’s executive board: President Rbrey Singleton, Vice President Michael Webster, and Student Affairs representative Michael Viola. At this meeting we discussed the rescheduling of the Organization Fair to Yom Kippur, the holiest Jewish holiday, and the conflict that this …

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