Hillel: A Place to Connect and Learn

“One of the things that got me involved in Allegheny College’s Hillel is its small yet strong community.  If I was at a larger school, I don’t know if I would have gotten involved in Hillel, but at Allegheny I feel a responsibility and sense of dedication to maintaining and growing our Jewish community on campus.  The amazing support of Allegheny College students, faculty, staff, and administration makes being part of Hillel a truly rewarding and enriching experience.”

—Aviv Crowell Lang, ’15

Hillel1Hillel is a student-led organization that supports and encourages the exploration of Jewish life and culture through religious, educational, and social programs. Students in Hillel work to provide a community that helps Jewish students celebrate, learn, and explore Jewish heritage.

Activities include:

  • Weekly Shabbat Services and/or Dinners
  • High Holiday Services
  • Decorating the Sukkah
  • Hanukkah Party
  • Purim Party
  • Passover Seder
  • Experiential Learning and Service Trips
  • Participation in Regional Holocaust Remembrance Events