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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: 


High Holiday Services

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

Celebrations and Events

Fall Dates:

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

Pizza in the Hut (Sukkot Event)

S'mores in the Sukkah (Sukkot Event)

Hanukkah Brunch. 10:30am 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!

Local Places of Worship:

Adams County Jewish Community
On-campus Shabbat Services in Glatfelter Lodge.

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.