I Stand With Swarthmore Hillel

1,474 Signatures Goal: 1,500

On December 8, the Student Board of Swarthmore Hillel declared themselves an "Open Hillel." The unanimous resolution stated that Swat Hillel's goals of "fostering a diverse community and supporting all Jewish life on campus cannot be met when Hillel International’s [Israel] guidelines are in place," and therefore the organization "will host and partner with any speaker at the discretion of the board, regardless of Hillel International’s Israel guidelines."

Hillel International President Eric Fingerhut called Swat Hillel's move to create inclusive dialogue and promote free speech "unacceptable" and threatened that anyone who didn't meet the "guidelines" would not be permitted to speak under the Hillel roof, under any circumstances.

Swat Hillel is standing up to the exclusive and censoring policies of Hillel International -- and they could get kicked out because of it. Show President Fingerhut and Hillel International that they can't silence student voices and suppress the political diversity of young American Jews and the communities in which they reside.

Stand with Swarthmore Hillel and sign the petition!

See Swat Hillel's resolution (http://on.fb.me/1cop4nw) and open letter (http://bit.ly/1fjCmp4), and President Fingerhut's letter (http://bit.ly/J5MuXc).

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Highlights

December 28
NEW GOAL: 1500 signatures! Sign and share!
December 15
We just blew through our goal of 1,000 signatures! Thank you -- and keep signing!
December 12
We broke our initial goal of 500 signatures. Now we're aiming for 1,000! Help us get there!
December 11
More than 200 in four hours!
December 11
100 signatures in under 3 hours!!
December 11
We are now live!
  • lee shaber
    Feb 06, 2015
    Feb 06, 2015
    we honor judaism our fore fathers religion to be superior on top AND Zionism must be at the bottom never the other way around.Israel must be a land of all people who want to live in peace harmony and love ZIonism stands in the way of all those.Change must come soon i am tired of loss of life blood and deaths..................................nothing is greater nor Bigger nor Sweeter than PEACEA for all....?
  • Anonymous
    Anonymous
    Feb 06, 2015
    Feb 06, 2015
    we honor judaism our fore fathers religion to be superior on top AND Zionism must be at the bottom never the other way around.Israel must be a land of all people who want to live in peace harmony and love ZIonism stands in the way of all those.Change must come soon i am tired of loss of life blood and deaths..................................nothing is greater nor Bigger nor Sweeter than PEACEA for all....?
  • Mustafa A
    Mustafa A United States, Norman
    Feb 05, 2015
    Feb 05, 2015
    No organization has a monopoly on what it means to be Jewish
  • Mustafa A
    Feb 05, 2015
    Feb 05, 2015
    No organization has a monopoly on what it means to be Jewish
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    Russell DuPree United States
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    Marion Katz United States
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    Micah Shapiro Israel
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    Micah Shapiro
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    Mustafa A
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    Henry Yaffe United States
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    Yom Shamash Canada
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    Mike S Goodman
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    Jonathan Hirschberg
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    Naomi Weinblatt
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    Steve Gensler
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    PENNY ROSENWASSER, Ph.D. United States
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    Daryl Matthews United States
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    marlena santoyo United States
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    Dr. Joyce Jennings United States
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