Madison Hillel sends message of inclusiveness

Note: This article was reported on and photos were taken before social distancing became prevalent. Hillel is the Jewish Student Center On the UW Madison campus.

MADISON — The Hillel building in Madison is draped with inclusiveness.

A large rainbow flag is a dominant image as students approach the building, and there are signs that preach inclusiveness.

It’s a response “to terrible things that have happened in the world,” said Madison Hillel Executive Director Greg Steinberger. This includes attacks on churches, mosques and anyone who is different, he said.

One sign in the lobby details seven Jewish values for an “inclusive Jewish community.” These include respect, peace in the home and love your neighbor as yourself. A bold, colorful sign at the building entrance says all sizes, colors, genders, beliefs, religions and people are welcome...

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Ken Notes: Would it not be fantastic if all the religions of the world worked in harmony and welcomed all people...



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