Beautiful prints of one of Barbara Kohl-Spiro's pieces are available for purchase at Hillel (3053 N. Stowell Ave.) for $100.  You may have your print signed by the artist! All proceeds benefit Hillel Milwaukee.

Our Building


The Hillel Student Center - Joseph and Vera Zilber Building

Our building, opened in July 2009, has won two design awards: a 2011 Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects-Wisconsin, and a 2010 Mayor's Design Award in the category of "Live. Work. Harmony."

The building incorporates twenty-four green-building practices. Learn more »

The Hillel facility may be available for rental under certain circumstances.
Please contact Julie Schack, Interim Executive Director
for more details at or

  • Rosh Hashanah Reflection

    In honor of Rosh Hashanah, we wanted to share a reflection from one of our members of the Board of Directors, Elie Zarem. 

    This is an incredible time of year – not quite summer and not quite fall as my neighbor Joe puts it. Outside is pleasant, football has returned, as have school and work routines. The days are warm and the nights are cool. Soon the leaves will change in glorious form; it’s a good time to be alive. 

    For those of the mosaic persuasion – Jews, the high holidays are approaching and in ...

  • Hillel Milwaukee's Mission

    We strive to create a dynamic, warm and celebratory Jewish environment for Milwaukee's university students and young adults (ages 18-26) where they can explore and express their Jewish identities and gain a sense of belonging within the Jewish community. We offer holiday and cultural programs, Shabbat dinners, leadership opportunities, social action projects, Israel programs, outdoor activities, and social gatherings. We welcome Jewish young adults from all backgrounds, including religious, secular and interfaith. We are also open to all local students who have a sincere desire to learn more about Judaism. 

    To learn more about Hillel ...

  • Students Supporting Israel at UWM

    Students Supporting Israel at UWM is dedicated to educating UWM students on the Middle East conflict, Israeli culture, Israel as a whole and so much more. Join us in our peaceful movement to counteract hate with love and show UWM how great Israel really is.

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