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:
SPRING 2014 DATES:
Friday, February 7
Friday, February 21
Saturday, March 22 (with rabbinical student, Josh Fixler)
Friday, April 11
Held at 135 N. Washington St.
High Holiday Services
Holiday Celebrations and Events
SPRING 2014 DATES:
Purim Carnival: Thursday, March 20 at 8pm, The Attic
Passover Sedar: Tuesday, April 15 at 6pm, Chapel Basement. To attend, please RSVP here.
Bi-weekly Interfaith Dialogue:
A lively and honest bi-weekly discussion on the intersection of faith and social issues.
Hillel connects with the Center for Public Service for community-based activities and implements it's own Social Justice Project (SJP) that connects low-income families with fresh produce through the Campus Kitchen. The Hillel's SJP is funded by Dr. Michael ’61 and Lynn Reichgott.
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
Congregation Sons of Israel
209 East King Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
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.
to attend Shabbat Dinner on Friday, April 11 at 6pm prior to Get Acquainted Day.
Emily Zeller '14
Social Action V.P.
Rebecca Borovsky '16
Marli Horwitz '16
Ben Litwin '15
- Religious Studies Department: Judaic Studies Events and Jewish Life
- Learn more about Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life