The Guilfordian

Letter to the Editor: Guilford College Hillel declares itself open

Guilford College Hillel

April 2, 2015

Guilford College Hillel has taken a huge step in practicing our core values of community, equality, integrity and diversity: we have declared ourselves to be an open Hillel. Consistent with the beliefs that drew us to Guilford, we are striving to build an inclusive and accessible Jewish community on...

Dialogue can solve campus controversy

Dialogue can solve campus controversy

Nicole Zelniker, Features Editor

February 13, 2015

It’s no secret that Guilford tends to support Palestine, though there is no official position on the conflict. “As an institution, I do not think we have a set stance on the conflict,” said Faris El-Ali ’14, student success mentor and assistant coordinator of the First-Year Experience, community...

Open Hillel conference inspires national change

Nicole Zelniker & Sara Minsky, Senior Writer & Photo Editor

October 24, 2014

Hundreds of students flocked to Harvard University for over 50 speakers, dozens of conversations and one life-changing weekend. Together, students from schools all over the country organized the first Open Hillel conference. “There are only three Open Hillels in the country,” said Brandeis graduate...

One Hillel of a club: promoting Jewish learning

One Hillel of a club: promoting Jewish learning

Josh Ballard, Staff Writer

November 30, 2012

It was cold and nearly dark when I went to the Hut.  Fortunately, the freezing temperatures and approaching night gave way to warm smiles and welcoming light. I was going to Shabbat, a weekly event put on by Guilford College’s chapter of Hillel, “the largest Jewish campus organization in the...