History Talk: 100 Years of Illini Hillel History
Thank you to everyone who joined the Champaign County History Museum and Illini Hillel on June 15, 2023 as Erez Cohen, Executive Director of Hillel at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, the first Hillel in the world, walked through 100 years of the history of Hillel through the experiences of its (Jewish and non-Jewish) founders, students and community members. We learned about important figures in the Champaign-Urbana community who helped support the establishment and growth of the Foundation for Jewish Life on Campus. We saw the impact that Hillel had on the Jewish community and Champaign County as a whole. Check out the full recorded lecture and follow-up Q&A above!
This is event is co-sponsored by Hillel, Champaign County History Museum, Sinai Temple, Champaign Urbana Jewish Federation, Champaign Urbana Jewish Endowment Fund, Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities, Jewish Federation of Peoria