Israel Soldiers Tour Visits A&M

by Hope Beitchman, Marketing and Communications Intern On Thursday February 18th, Hillel and Aggie Students Supporting Israel had the pleasure of hosting two Israeli soldiers as a part of Stand With Us and the Israel Soldiers Tour to tell their stories about their life and the reality of their time …

Aggie Jewish Open House a Success

by Hope Beitchman, Hillel Marketing and Communications Intern Last weekend Texas A&M Hillel worked with Rohr Chabad, Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, and Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority to kick off our fifth annual Aggie Jewish Open House. The weekend is designed to show high school and prospective …

Biblical Archaeology With Dr. Shelley Wachsmann

by Hope Beithchman, Hillel Marketing and Communications Intern Last week Texas A&M Hillel had to pleasure of hosting Professor Shelley Wachsmann for our first Israel Coffee Talk in our monthly series. Dr. Wachsmann grew up in an Orthodox family with a father as a rabbi. At the young age of …

Spring Semester Programming in Full Swing

by Hope Beithchman, Hillel Marketing and Communications Intern This past Sunday, Hillel hosted its first monthly brunch of the semester. With bagels, lox, tuna salad, fruit, and lots of schmoozing it was a success. However, if you missed it don’t get too down on yourself the next one is March …

Gig ’em From Jerusalem

by Hope Beitchman, Hillel Marketing and Communications Intern “Forty Americans. Eight Israelis. One family.” Over winter break more than two-dozen Jewish aggies traveled to Israel on birthright! A joint trip between Texas A&M Hillel and Rohr Chabad at Texas A&M, this trip marks our largest, and first joint trip containing …

A Birthright Reflection From Danielle

I can’t believe it’s been a week since Bus #527 has been back in the States. It feels like just yesterday we were boarding the plane in Houston to start this adventure! During our 14 days in Israel, there was never a dull moment! Our group explored many historical sites every day …

2015: A Year in Review

2015 was an incredible year for Jewish life at Texas A&M. Here are just a few of the highlights! In 2015, Hillel hosted 30 Shabbat dinners for students during the school year, including a very special Shabbat in December with new Texas A&M University President Michael Young! Young was the …