University of Wisconsin Hillel - The Barbara Hochberg Center for Jewish Student Life

611 Langdon St., Madison, WI  53703 (608) 256-8361Info@UWHillel.org © 2019 UW Hillel Foundation

Clubs and Organizations

Hillel advises and supports a variety of student organizations focused on culture, service, social justice, leadership and more.

 

Contact Micah to get involved or start one of your own!

See short descriptions of our groups and contact them to get involved!

Challah Baking

Bake and sell challah to raise money and awareness. Join us every week to mix, braid, and bake Challah. Contact Micah to get involved.

Green Team

This group is for those passionate about sustainability and the environment. Our Jewish tradition has a rich history of rituals connecting us to nature, and this group allows us to explore those concepts, as well as create tangible changes to help our Hillel building and community grow more sustainable.

 

Hamsa

The community for LGBTQ+ Jewish Badgers. Come join our monthly dinners for rich conversation, activities, and to explore the intersections of queer and Jewish identities.

Hebrew Club

This is the place to practice your Hebrew, develop vocabulary through film, song, poetry and literature, expand knowledge of Israeli culture, eat Israeli snacks, cook Israeli food and make new friends. All skill levels are welcome!

Israel Interest Group

A student organization that brings various aspects of Israel to campus. During its weekly meetings, the group will work on hosting the annual Israel Film Festival, bringing speakers to campus, hosting public lectures about Israel, and much more.

J Street

The political home for pro-Israel, pro-peace Americans. The group is deeply committed to ensuring Israel’s future as the democratic homeland of the Jewish people through a two-state resolution.

Mishelanu

The home for Israeli-American students which allows them the opportunity to speak Hebrew, explore and strengthen their Israeli & Jewish identity, and become a living bridge between Israel and the campus community.

The Advisory Plan

Student advisors to weigh in on what goes on at Hillel. Through leadership development, feedback, organizing, deliberating, and more, the Panel is a chance for students to play an active role in their Jewish community. 

WTF: We Talk Feminism

For anyone who identifies as a Jewish feminist. We will meet bi-weekly for discussion and activities, related to current events and stories on the Jewish calendar. Come join this intimate space for strong community and deep conversations.