MIT Hillel staff pose with their award for "Outstanding Campus"

MIT Hillel receives “Outstanding Campus Award” at Hillel International Global Assembly

February 09, 2018

MIT Hillel has been recognized once again at the Hillel International Global Assembly held in Denver over December 4-7. Fresh off their previous award the year prior for Strengthening the Global Hillel Movement, MIT Hillel took home another honor- the Phillip H.

Student Groups, Religious Life

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MIT Welcomes Kirstin Boswell-Ford as the newest Chaplain to the Institute

June 30, 2017

This July, MIT will welcome Reverend Kirstin Boswell-Ford, the new chaplain to the Institute and director of religious life. She will succeed Robert M.

Religious Life

Tuesdays in the Chapel

Tuesdays in the Chapel: A Good Time to Reflect

March 22, 2017

Every Tuesday morning a small group of MIT faculty, staff, and students shuffle through the MIT Chapel doors and mingle quietly until 8:30 a.m. arrives. The organ then starts playing that week’s musical selection, and everyone takes their seats.

Religious Life, Spiritual Support, Interfaith

Rabbi Michelle Fisher and Assistant Director Freed stand with their awards.

MIT Hillel Receives “Strengthening Global Hillel” Award

January 04, 2017

Yasher koach (“good job”) to MIT Hillel!

Religious Life

Students from the MIT Arab Student Association host a study break in Maseeh Hall to raise awareness of Arab culture.

Fellowship From Faith: An MIT Muslim Student’s Story

December 21, 2015

“Being a Muslim is a huge part of my identity, both when it comes to how I define myself, as well as how others see me.”

Religious Life, Student Activities, Student Groups

The test-tube menorah is a long-standing tradition of MIT Hillel during Hanukkah.

Both a Religion and a Community

December 14, 2015

It turns out a small group of students were able to strongly bond over their hatred of the Saturday lunch meal. It turned into a running joke that we would show up and pay for a meal to complain about it more than actually eat it.

Religious Life, Student Activities, Student Groups

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MIT Student Fuses Faith and Education to Live Her Values

December 07, 2015

I will be a happy and joyful being. I will no longer be full of anxiety, nor will I let trouble harass me. I will not dwell on the unpleasant things of life.

Religious Life