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Government Affairs considers protest of Zionist speaker, criticism of Associated Students

On Thursday Associated Student Government Affairs Committee were introduced two added agenda items including the event hosted by Chico Hillel and a proposition to officially denounce White Supremacy. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Kimberly Morales

November 20, 2019

A week after Israeli speaker Neil Lazarus was invited to campus, two added agenda items were brought to the Associated Students Government Affairs committee meeting Thursday.Government Affairs considered a resolution to formally denounce white supremacy and examined last week's event hosted by Chico ...

Members of Students for Quality Education protest Zionist speaker

Neil Lazarus visited Chico State, invited by Chico Hillel, a Jewish organization on campus. Photo credit: Kimberly Morales

Kimberly Morales

November 7, 2019

On Tuesday, students from the Comparative Religion and Humanities department announced the visit of leading middle-eastern keynote speaker, Neil Lazarus. While Lazarus arrived at Chico to discuss the situation in the Middle East --specifically the Israeli-Palestinian conflict -- respectfully and constructively,...

Chico Hillel heads to Israel

Chico's Hillel club is currently preparing for a trip to Israel. Photo credit: Ryan Corrall

Molly Sullivan

April 25, 2016

As finals week draws near, nine students are preparing for a personal pilgrimage. The students are members of Chico State’s Jewish student union, Hillel, and they will embark on a trip to Israel’s most important religious and political sites early this summer. The trip is organized by Birthrig...

Jewish community celebrates holiday season

The Chico State Jewish campus organization, Chico Hillel, gathers in Trinity Commons to promote the club. Photo courtesy Chico Hillel

Taylor Sinclair

October 17, 2014

With burritos and water bottles in hand, Chico Hillel embarked to the top of Monkey Face Oct. 9 to celebrate Yom Kippur and fill up on delicious food before having to fast the next day. Chico Hillel is Chico State's social club for Jewish students. The club has around 50 members and has been around since...

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