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Hillel at Gettysburg College is a home-away-from-home for Jewish students. Hillel serves spiritual, cultural, and social needs for Jewish students and also introduces the campus to Jewish life. The group strives to build a close-knit community among Jewish college students while reaching out to the non-Jewish college community.

Hillel at Gettysburg College provides a variety of programs and services including:

Hillel House:

A residential facility and common space for Jewish activities.

Monthly Shabbat Dinner and Service: 

A monthly Shabbat service and dinner is held at 135 N. Washington St.

Fall 2016 dates: 

September 9 
October 21 (Kabbalat Shabbat at Painted Turtle Farm)
November 11 (Queer Shabbat)
December 2

High Holiday Services

2016 Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur Services will be led by Reform rabbinical student, Josh Greenberg '16, in conjunction with students volunteers. View poster (PDF).

Celebrations and Events

Fall Dates:

Sunday, August 28: Welcome Bagel Brunch at Hillel House, 11am

Sunday, October 16: S'mores in the Sukkah at 7pm (Sukkot Event)

Wednesday, October 19: Pizza in the Hut at 6pm (Sukkot Event)

Tuesday, December 13: Hanukkah Party at 7pm at Hillel House

Challah for Hunger: Community Action 

In partnership with Campus Kitchen at Gettysburg College and SCCAP's Work-Ready program, we are baking and selling Challah to raise awareness and money for anti-hunger initiatives. 

Order your Challah here!

We will be making challah dough on the following dates during Fall 2016. Email Bekah to volunteer at hurwre01@gettysburg.edu

September 12
September 26
October 17
October 31
November 14
November 28

Local Places of Worship:

Adams County Jewish Community Minyan 
Fourth Saturday of each month. 227 West High Street, Gettysburg. Services start at 10am with potluck to follow.

Temple Beth Shalom

Jewish Reconstructionist Congregation
913 Allendale Rd. Mechanicsburg, PA
(717) 697-2662

Congregation Sons of Israel
209 East King Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
(717) 264-2915

Worship Spaces on Campus:

The Hillel House is located at 135 N. Washington Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325. Gettysburg Hillel uses many places on campus for religious observance. Shabbat services can be held at Glatfelter Lodge. Tashlich can take place at the lake. Gettysburg Hillel builds a Sukkah on campus grounds.