Texas A&M Hillel Recognized

Hillel at Texas A&M was awarded the “Excellence in Depth” award from Hillel International at the Hillel International Global Assembly in Orlando, Florida on December 5, 2016. The award recognizes our Hillel’s work in engaging students on a consistent and regular basis, thanks to our amazing programs and amazing Jewish …

Aggies Defeat Longhorns, Again

For the second year in a row, generous Aggie Hillel donors beat tu Hillel in the 24-hour competition between the two Hillels on Giving Tuesday, November 29, 2016. Texas A&M Hillel raised over $11,000 in online donations over the course of the day from 51 generous donors. Additionally, donations made …

Giving Tuesday on November 29th

Divided by Tradition. United in Giving. What is #GivingTuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global movement to celebrate giving and kick-off the holiday giving season. On Tuesday, November 29, you can make a big impact on Jewish Life in Aggieland with a donation to Hillel. What We’re Doing For the second year …

Hillel Hosts Holocaust Survivor Max Glauben

by Hope Beitchman, Marketing and Communications Intern Tuesday night, we had the honor of hosting Holocaust survivor and Aggie Grandfather, Max Galuben. The 88-year-old survivor shared his story and spoke out against genocide to a standing room only crowd in the Memorial Student Center. Glauben has endured many horrors including …

Professor Teaches About Synagogue Architecture

On Thursday, October 27th, we were honored to host Dr. Anat Geva and hear her talk about architecture in synagogues around the world. Dr. Geva came to the United States 25 years ago in pursuit of her Ph.D., and now works in the department of architecture at Texas A&M University. …

Rabbi Neal Katz Entertains, Educates

In lieu of a traditional Simchat Torah service at Hillel, Rabbi Neal Katz visited Aggieland and gave a special concert to the assembled students and community members on Sunday, October 23. Rabbi Katz, the rabbi of Congregation Beth El in Tyler and a long-time Jewish folk musician brought his guitar …