Advice

Hillel strives to inspire every Jewish student to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. And Hillels across Canada, in partnership with CIJA, believe Jewish families should have an honest and concise representation of what Jewish life is really like on a range of major Canadian campuses. This IS that comprehensive, informed resource for students to make the first few days on campus less daunting. 

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Israel

Our little friend, the USB stick was invented in Israel. The Israeli entrepreneur and engineer Dov Moran released the very first version of a USB stick in 1996 and won several awards. Ⓒ everythingit.info/?p=38 Israel has the highest concentration of hi-tech companies...

WISDOM FROM A SIX-TIME BIRTHRIGHT TRIP LEADER

While I was a student at Western University, I had the opportunity to participate in Canada Israel Experience’s Madrichim in Training program, which brings together approximately 100 community leaders from across Canada for an intensive training seminar to staff...

MY BEST ADVICE? …TRY IT ALL

Starting university is, without a doubt, one of the more exciting times in your life. Whether moving away from home and experiencing living with others, or travelling daily to a campus and living at home, either brings about huge changes from the High School student...

Enhancing Canadian-Israeli Academic Cooperation

In December 2017, in partnership with Universities Canada and the Embassy of Israel, CIJA, hosted eight Canadian university Presidents on a fact-finding mission to Israel. The 2017 trip – the third such CIJA-led mission – was the largest to date. Our delegation...

How CIJA Supports Activism On Campus

CIJA’s Campus team provides expertise, resources and issues-management support to Jewish and pro-Israel students across the country. Serving as strategic consultants, CIJA empowers student leaders and local Hillel staff to counter Israel boycotts and anti-Israel...

Out of My Comfort Zone

I began my first year at McGill University in 2015. I knew only a few people my age, and not a single person in my residence. I first got involved in the Jewish community by simply attending events, such as Chabad Shabbat dinners, Hillel programs, Israel on Campus...

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