Simha Tamano spoke about the history of her native community of Ethiopian Jews at an event hosted by Hillel at Ithaca College on Nov. 27.
The SGC tabled a bill proposal for Jewish holiday accommodations and hosted a Tompkins Consolidated Area Transit focus group at its Nov. 12 meeting.
Ithaca College President Shirley M. Collado hosted a gathering Oct. 31 to bring the campus community together in the aftermath of a series of violent events that occurred across the country.
In order to accept and celebrate intersectional identities, the campus community must first create platforms in which they can be celebrated in full.
A chapter of Keshet, a national organization that advocates for the equality and inclusion of LGBTQ people in Jewish life, has been established at the college.
I hope that any member of the Ithaca College community will feel welcome to join me for these important programs which showcase diverse and often underrepresented histories.
“For most of my students, their faith is the most important thing about them,” James Touchton, protestant chaplain and current Interfaith Council advisor, said.
The theme of this year’s festival is “Israel is Real” to combat assumptions that are made about Israel as a result of the Israeli-Palestine conflict.