Blog Archives

Birthright Israel Travelogue: Final Edition

birthright_israel_logo-

Tuesday was the only day we traveled out of Jerusalem to the Tel Aviv- Jaffa area. Our first stop was at Rabin Square. Here, in the center of Tel  Aviv, Prime Minster Yitzchak Rabin was assassinated after giving a pro-two state speech in 1995. A turning point for sure. We [...]

Posted in Diversity and Inclusion, Hillel, Student Affairs
Tagged ,
Leave a comment

Birthright Israel Travelogue Pt. 4: Southern Israel

birthright_israel_logo-

Wow! What an amazing couple of days Thursday and Friday were. Let me explain…
Thursday was our departure day from the north, but we were mising one thing. The IDF partners with Birthright to allow soldiers to join the trip. We picked up 8 soldiers and they are a blast! They [...]

Posted in Diversity and Inclusion, Hillel, Student Activities, Student Affairs
Tagged ,
Leave a comment

Birthright Israel Travelogue Pt. 3: Jerusalem

birthright_israel_logo-

Saturday was Shabbat. That means rest was in order. There was a bar mitzvah celebration for some people who never had the opportunity to have one. Then, a havdalah service followed that on the roof top. We had a little down time before heading to Ben Yehuda St. for New [...]

Posted in Diversity and Inclusion, Hillel, Student Activities, Student Affairs
Tagged ,
Leave a comment

Birthright Israel Travelogue Pt. 2: Golan Heights

birthright_israel_logo-

Days 2 and 3 of our trip led to some pretty good adventures for the six W&L students in Israel. It consisted of a lot of scenery, which you will see from some of the forthcoming pictures.
On Tuesday (Day 2) began with an early morning jeep ride through the Golan. [...]

Posted in Diversity and Inclusion, Hillel, Student Activities, Student Affairs
Tagged ,
Leave a comment

Hello Israel! Birthright Trip Winter 2011 – A Travelogue

birthright_israel_logo-

Shalom!
After a 22-hour trip to Israel, we finally made it! Our first flight was a quick 8-hour flight over the pond, with none of us getting major sleep. A stop in Zurich for two hours instilled a new life in us as we breathed in the frigid mountain air. After [...]

Posted in Diversity and Inclusion, Hillel, Student Affairs
Tagged ,
Leave a comment

Shout-Out To Washington and Lee Hillel!

On Wednesday, September 21st, Hillel International gave a shout-out to eleven colleges and universities. Washington and Lee was one of them!
The numbers are in…and it shouldn’t be a surprise (based on previous shout-outs) that the highest numbers of deposits came from Binghamton, Cornell, UVA, and Berkeley (in that order). We [...]

Posted in Diversity and Inclusion, Hillel, Student Affairs
Tagged ,
Leave a comment
Log In | Log Out