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.

Passover 2014

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If you’re thinking about attending our Passover programs, click here to join the Facebook event for updates!


Clean Out Your Chametz for Charity!

Need to clean out your chametz or just feeling in the spirit of giving? Bring your non-perishable chametz (or any other food item, we’re not picky) to our building April 3-15th or to any of our Passover events. All items go to WUSTL’s 4th annual PB&Joy Food Drive, which supports Operation Food Search‘s efforts to feed 135,000 St. Louis area children living in poverty, particularly during the summer when they lose access to free/reduced school meals. For a list of suggested items, please click here.

Do Your Own Seder

Start your own Passover traditions by hosting a Seder with your friends! Sign up for a Do Your Own Seder through Hillel to receive the following resources for your Seder:

  • A filled Seder Plate and a box of Matzah for every 10 people attending
  • A choice of over 20 Haggadot to borrow
  • Seder leader workshops held the week of April 7th
  • Catering options and contacts - although Potlucks are special too!
  • Other resources for leading your Seder
  • $5 Subsidy per person for food

Sign up here!

Family-Style First Night Seder

Join Hillel for a fun, intimate Seder experience Monday, April 14th in the Women’s Building Formal Lounge at 7 pm! The seder will last approximately 2-2.5 hours.

This seder is FREE for students, but space is limited so make sure to reserve early by following this link! Family members RSVP here.

Home Hospitality

Miss your family? Want to attend a Seder in a home? We’ll match you with a local family to share a seder! Click here to request a family. Interested in hosting a student? Click here.

Passover Meals

Meals are available through Wash U Dining Services throughout the week. More info and signup link to come!

We will also offer some community lunches at the Hillel House at 6300 Forsyth for students, faculty, staff, and community members on April 15th (deli lunch), 17th (hamburgers), and 18th (grilled chicken). Sides and veggie options will be available at each. 

Lunches are free for students – RSVP encouraged but not required, click here.
$13 per community member - please RSVP here.

Passover Shabbat Dinner

Join us for a warm, delicious Shabbat meal! Celebrate Passover Shabbat with your friends at Hillel on Friday, April 18th. No reservations required.

Matzah Madness

Come to Hillel on Thursday, April 17th  for some staple Passover cuisine – ALL matzah-based! We’ll try some of our favorite matzah recipes and turn our favorite cracker into a meal. Invite your friends, especially those who may have not experienced Passover for this fun and tasty night! Sponsored by First Year Students of Hillel and Challah for  Hunger. RSVP here - space is limited.