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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 2015 Dates: 
Friday, October 2
Friday, October 23 (Parents Weekend)
Friday, November 13
Friday, Dec 4 

High Holiday Services

2015 Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur Services will be led by Reform rabbinical student, Evan Sheinhait, in conjunction with students volunteers. View poster (PDF).

Upcoming Celebrations and Events

Wednesday, August 26: Parent Welcome at Hillel House

Sunday, August 30: Welcome Bagel Brunch at Hillel House, 11am

 

Bi-weekly Interfaith Dialogue:

A lively and honest bi-weekly discussion on the intersection of faith and social issues.

Adamah: Food Justice in Philadelphia 

Hillel connects with the Center for Public Service to sponsor an Immersion Project, Adamah: Food Justice in Philadelphia. Supported by a generous gift from Dr. Michael ’61 and Lynn Reichgott, the Immersion Project enables participants to explore the intersection of Judaism and food justice issues by engaging with organic farming, Jewish tradition, educational workshops and community building.

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.


 

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Contact Hillel:

Director
Kim Davidson
kdavidso@gettysburg.edu

Student Co-Presidents
Rebecca Borovsky '16
borore01@gettysburg.edu

Marli Horwitz '16
horwma01@gettysburg.edu

Board Members
Alyssa Weker '17
wekeal01@gettysburg.edu

Board Member
Micaela Edelson '17
edelmi01@gettysburg.edu

Sarah Good '18
goodsa01@gettysburg.edu

Kelli Rubin '18
rubike01@gettysburg.edu



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