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Roald Hoffmann, former Cornell professor, Nobel Prize winner and an Ithaca local, visited campus April 25 in Muller chapel to tell his story of surviving the Holocaust.

Hillel invites Holocaust survivor to share personal story

By Dominick Petrucci, Staff Writer April 26, 2023
Roald Hoffmann, age 85, was invited to Ithaca College on April 25 by Hillel at Ithaca College to tell his life story. 
Cantor Abbe Lyons ’87, college affiliate in the Office of Religious and Spiritual Life, released her new book, “Jewish Liturgy: A Guide for Everyone,” which discusses the observance of Judaism through engaging recitations and music.

Q&A: Hillel cantor releases new book about Judaism

By Ashan Chandrasena, Contributing Writer February 15, 2023
Cantor Abbe Lyons released her new book, “Jewish Liturgy: A Guide for Everyone,” which discusses the observance of Judaism through recitations and music.
On Sept. 20, Annette Levine, professor in the Department of World Languages, Literatures and Cultures and Jewish Studies coordinator at Ithaca College, gave a lecture in the Klingenstein Lounge in Campus Center on the impacts of generational trauma in second-generation Holocaust survivors in Argentina.

Professor gives talk on generational trauma from the Holocaust

By Joshua Pantano September 21, 2022
Members of the IC community gathered Sept. 20 to listen to a presentation about the lasting impacts of the Holocaust through generation trauma.
At the age of 85, Hannah Wechsler is one of the few older adults still alive who survived the Holocaust — and are willing to talk about it. Wechsler has told her story thousands of times — to children, teenagers and college students across America. As of 2020, there are only 400,000 living Holocaust survivors. 

Holocaust survivor shares her story with Ithaca College

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor May 4, 2022
On May 3, Hillel at Ithaca College invited Hannah Wechsler to tell her story to about 150 members of the campus community.
Following the discovery of the first swastika in Baker Walkway, Interim President La Jerne Cornish sent an email to the campus community condemning the symbol Feb 4. After the second swastika was found in Whalen, the Office of Public Safety and Emergency Management sent out an alert Feb. 8 to the campus community.

Swastika discovered drawn onto glass of Baker Hallway

By Elijah de Castro, News Editor February 4, 2022
On Feb. 3, a swastika was discovered drawn onto the condensation of a window in Ithaca College’s Baker Hallway.
What is your experience with the Ithaca area?

What is your experience with the Ithaca area?

By Abbey London November 17, 2021
So for my last semester on campus, I wanted to do typical Ithaca tourist activities. I went to Moonies, Taughannock Falls, Ithaca Falls and Collegetown.
Ethiopian-Israeli activist and social media influencer Ashager Araro spoke in the Muller Chapel on Oct. 12, hosted by Hillel at IC.

Lecture series on antisemitism begins with activist Ashager Araro

By Elijah de Castro and Lorien Tyne October 20, 2021
Ethiopian-Israeli activist and social media influencer Ashager Araro spoke in the Muller Chapel on Oct. 12, hosted by Hillel at IC.
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