Bridging the Gap
Hilly Adler is a third-year Political Science student at York University. In addition to his activism in fighting antisemitism at York, Hilly is passionate about interfaith and intercultural initiatives. He has been successful in finding shared values among different student groups across religious, cultural, and national lines. In a joint Israeli and Palestinian initiative, Hilly has led student activists in founding Bridging the Gap, a club where healthy dialogue is used to ease tensions between the groups on campus. He has also been elected to the York University Student Centre Board for the 2019-2021 academic years and serves as the 2020-2021 President of Hillel York. Prior to studying at York University, Hilly attended Yeshivat Or Chaim and Yeshivat Orayta in Jerusalem.