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Israel resources can be found here! There are plenty of ways to feel like you're in the holy land even when you're on campus. Get involved with one of our student-run Israel organizations or find out more about a free trip to Israel on Birthright. Questions? Email our Jewish Agency Israel Fellow, Inbar, at

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Israel Learning Fellowship

Israel Learning Fellowship (ILF) is a 10-week experiential, conversational learning sessions for students looking to discuss  different topics related to Israel with a cohort of your peers. It consists of 1-hour sessions for ten weeks. Upon completion, a stipend is awarded.


Israel Student Groups

Within Hillel, Isreal student groups thrive! Israel is a huge part of the community and student groups and events put Israel at the forefront.

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ISSI is the one stop shop for Israeli cultural happenings at the University of Illinois! ISSI actively and publicly supports the state of Israel while promoting critical thinking and respectful dialogue on complex issues related to Israel!


IlliniPAC, for over three decades, has strongly supported the U.S.- Israel relationship at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Cafe Ivrit is Illini Hillel's Hebrew speaking conversation club. All Hebrew proficiency levels are welcome. Questions? Contact Israel fellow, Inbar, at


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Experience the ultimate adventure with Israelis on your FREE trip to Israel on Birthright Israel: Shorashim! On Shorashim, you spend all 10 days with Israelis and get to see Israel through the eyes of the locals. From exploring Israel through unbelievable hikes and touring incredible cities and major sites, to spending the night under the stars in the Negev, and developing an amazing bond with a great group of college students and Israelis, you will be a part of the adventure of a lifetime that you will never forget.


Illini Hillel Student Leadership Delegation

The  Illini Hillel Student Leadership Delegation is a winter break Israel trip that takes Jews and non-Jews alike on a Israel tour experience they'll never forgot.