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:
A residential facility and common space for Jewish activities.
Monthly Shabbat Dinner and Service
A monthly Shabbat service and dinner is held at Hillel House (Lamp Post, corner of Stevens and Carlisle Streets).
Spring 2018 dates:
High Holiday Services
2017 Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur Services will be led by Reform rabbinical student, Josh Greenberg '16, in conjunction with students volunteers.
Celebrations and Events
Spring 2018 dates:
Sunday, January 28: Bagel Brunch at Hillel House, 11am
Friday, February 23: Purim Carnival in the Attic
Tuesday, March 20: Trip to York College to see Assi Azar, Israeli television star and gay rights activist
Tuesday, April 3: Passover Seder in CUB Ballroom
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.
We will be making challah dough on the following dates during Spring 2018. To volunteer, email Samantha at email@example.com.
Dates to be determined.
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
Congregation Sons of Israel
209 East King Street
Worship Spaces on Campus
The Hillel House is located on the corner of Carlisle and Stevens Streets in Gettysburg. 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.