Welcome to St. Louis Hillel
at Washington University!

Hillel is one of the largest student organizations on campus, housing numerous student-run programs that enrich the lives of Jewish students at the Washington University. Explore our website to find out about all we have to offer. spiritual, educational, social justice, and cultural programs, individual counseling, and lots of opportunities to simply "hang out" with other Jewish students.

Calendar

2014 Orientation Activities

Thursday, August 21st

Move-In Day
9am-3:30pm
South 40 Clocktower
Come meet the St. Louis Hillel staff and student leaders during move in day at our table with other religious organizations on campus. Stop by and say hello and hear about what we have in store for you this year at Hillel!

Friday, August 22nd

St. Louis Hillel Open House
3-5pm, Hillel Building – 6300 Forsyth Blvd.
Stop by to meet St. Louis Hillel staff and students and tour our building that just re-opened in Spring 2014!

Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox Shabbat Services
5:15-6pm, Hillel Building
Join us for your choice of Reform, Conservative, or Orthodox services to usher in Shabbat! Orthodox Mincha will be held at 5:15 with Maariv after dinner.

Freshmen & Family Shabbat Dinner
6-8pm, Hillel Building
Celebrate your first Shabbat at college with a festive, kosher Hillel dinner! Free for freshmen, charge for family members. No reservations required, but avoid the lines by pre-registering before Friday at noon! Check back soon for registration link and pricing info. Parents are invited to stay after dinner for a discussion about Jewish life on campus.

Saturday, August 23rd

Hillel Shabbat Morning Service
9:45-12:30, Hillel Building
Join students for an egalitarian Conservative Shabbat morning service.

Shabbat Lunch
12:30pm, Bais Abraham Congregation, 6910 Delmar Blvd.
Join in the weekly Chabad on Campus/St. Louis Hillel/Bais Abe Shabbat lunch rotation, hosted this week by Bais Abe Congregation in the Delmar Loop. Students will walk together from services to Bais Abe.

2014 First 40 Activities

JewBQ
Monday August 25, 5-7pm
Lien-Gregg Porch on the South 40
Join Hillel Leadership Council and Chabad Student Association for a FREE kosher BBQ on the Lien-Gregg Porch to kick off the year with Jewish students on campus!

HLC Ice Cream Social
Thursday August 28th, 5:30-6:30pm
DUC Courtyard
A great time for freshmen and returning students to chat, laugh and enjoy St. Louis’ famous Ted Drewes Frozen Custard after the first couple days of class! Sponsored by Hillel Leadership Council.

Hillel FreshFest: City Museum Adventure
Monday September 1st, 10:30am-4pm
Join your friends and meet other Jewish freshmen on a trip to the City Museum! This will be a unique opportunity to get to know other students and learn about Jewish life on campus. $18 to attend; includes lunch and transportation to/from the event. Register here!

Taglit-Birthright Israel Info Session
Interested in a free trip to Israel this winter with the most popular Birthright trip provider and St. Louis’ only non-denominational college student trip? We will have an info session with FREE FOOD on Sunday, September 7th at 1pm at Hillel. Registration opens Tuesday, September 9th at 9am at www.israeloutdoors.com. Email Miriam at miriam@stlouishillel.org for more info!

Hillel FreshFest: Jewish Youth Group Reunion Brunch
Sunday September 14th, 12:30 – 2:00pm
St. Louis Hillel
Were you involved in BBYO, USY, NCSY, NFTY, or another high school youth group? Come share your favorite memories and make new connections with Jewish students who had similar interests and experiences before coming to college! Sponsored by First Year Students of Hillel (FYSH).

Coffee & Cupcakes at Hillel
Wednesdays from 3-5pm
Hillel Building
Schmooze with friends, study, or watch TV while you enjoy FREE cupcakes and coffee in the Hillel building!

Hillel FreshFest: Rosh Hashanah Apple Picking
Saturday, September 21st: 2pm
Meet at St. Louis Hillel
More info TBA!

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