Hillel Silver Jubilee, 1949

Contributed by Maine Historical Society


By 1949, students at Bates, Colby, and the University of Maine at Orono had established chapters of Hillel, a national organization that supports Jewish life on college campuses.

Students from every Maine campus with an active Hillel organization gathered annually for a convention weekend that included Shabbat services, a semi-formal dance, and a bagel and lox breakfast.

The silver jubilee observed the founding of the B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation.

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About This Item

  • Title: Hillel Silver Jubilee, 1949
  • Creator: B'nai B'rith Hillel Foundation
  • Creation Date: 1949
  • Subject Date: 1949
  • State: ME
  • Media: Ink on paper
  • Local Code: 378 B629
  • Object Type: Text

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Maine Historical Society
485 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04101
(207) 774-1822 x230

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