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.
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  • Hillel Milwaukee Announces Program of Excellence

    Local Initiative Parallels International Strategic Implementation Plan

    Hillel Milwaukee is excited to announce our participation in Hillel International’s Strategic Implementation Plan, known as, “The Drive to Excellence.” The goal is to implement best practices for supporting Jewish student life on as many campuses and in as many communities as possible.

    The plan defines an excellent campus Hillel as having five key elements: 

    • Jewish educational vision and plan
    • Israel education and engagement
    • A talented executive director
    • Student engagement and leadership
    • Capacity and operational excellence

    Coincident with this announcement, Hillel Milwaukee is excited to welcome ...

  • Welcome New Staff Members!

    Hillel Milwaukee proudly welcomes our new staff members for the 2015-16 Academic Year.

    Grace Fantle

    Director of Jewish Life and Learning

    Marc Cohen

    Interim Executive Director

    Shay Yoos

    Campus Israel Fellow

    Grace, Marc and Shay have been immersed at the Hillel Training Institute in St. Louis, MO last week studying and learning from professionals in the Hillel world. They have been sharing great programming ideas, learning best practices in fundraising, participating in sessions on Israel and BDS, building relationships, and navigating the tremendous support and resources of Hillel International.

    This week they will be meeting ...

  • Thank-You Heidi Rattner

    After 11 years at the helm, Hillel Milwaukee bids farewell to Executive Director Heidi Rattner.

    During her tenure, Heidi moved the organization into a brand new building, embraced digital marketing for students, and fostered student-driven leadership in programming and engagement. Above all, she will be remembered for her passion for Jewish Education. Highlights include the Jewish-Spanish library program two years ago to arranging for Hebrew classes for students to her own teaching of Torah to students. She collaborated with the Jewish Studies Program at UWM, established Passover Seders at Marquette University, and arranged a visit ...

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