26 2018

The Future of Jewry on American Campuses

10:00AM - 11:00AM  

Arnold Hall, Jewish Studies Center 96 Wentworth Street

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Founded in 1923 and now with representation on more than 550 campuses across the globe,
including the College of Charleston, Hillel International is dedicated to enriching the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world. Hillel International President and CEO Eric Fingerhut will address Hillel’s mission, current issues facing Jewish college students, as well as the future of Jewry on American campuses.

Eric Fingerhut has devoted his entire professional life to public service and higher education.
Fingerhut was appointed president of Hillel in July 2013 as the organization began its 90th year. He came to Hillel after a distinguished and varied career. As Chancellor of the Ohio Board of Regents, Fingerhut led Ohio’s system of public universities and colleges, earning a reputation as an innovative leader and ardent advocate of the value of higher education. From 1997 to 2006, Fingerhut served as an Ohio state senator, and from 1993 to 1994 he represented Ohio’s 19th congressional district in the U.S. Congress.

Co-sponsored by the College of Charleston Jewish Student Union/Hillel

Sponsor: Yaschik/Arnold Jewish Studies Program