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.

High Holidays 2013/5774

St. Louis Hillel offers services and meals around the Washington University campus throughout the High Holidays.  Students and community members are welcome.  All services are free and do not require tickets, donations are appreciated.  The full schedule and meal details follows below. 

We are thrilled to have Wash U alumni Margaux Buck-Yael and Philip Gibbs officiating for our Conservative services this year.  We welcome Rabbi Anna Levin Rosen of the University of Chicago, who will officiate our Alternative Reform services this year.

Home Hospitality
In addition to the meals we offer, we are happy to pair you with a local family to host you for meals throughout the holidays in their home.  Please call or email Jackie at 314-935-9042 or jackie@stlouishillel.org by Monday, September 2nd to be paired with a family!

Rosh Hashanah – Sept. 5 & 6

Rosh Hashanah In-A-Box
Celebrate the Jewish New Year your own way. Hillel will provide you with enough apples and honey for ten people FOR FREE. Reserve by Monday, September 2 by clicking here.


Erev Rosh Hashanah – Wed, Sept. 4

  • Apples & Honey in the DUC, 12pm-2pm
  • Conservative Services at Wash U Edison Theater , 7:15-8:15pm
  • Dinner in Wash U South 40 College Hall, 8:30-9:30pm, Free for students, no reservations required
  • Forgiving & Forgetting: Jewish Views on Making Things Right, a discussion & learning session with Rabbi Anna Levin Rosen, College Hall, 9:30-10:30pm

Rosh Hashanah – Thu, Sept. 5

  • Conservative Services at Wash U Edison Theater 9:30am-12:30pm 
  • Alternative Reform Services and Learning with Rabbi Anna Levin Rosen in Umrath Lounge 10:30am-Noon
  • Apples & Honey in the DUC, 12pm-2pm
  • Lunch at Mallinckrodt MPR 1:00-2:00pm, Free for students, no reservations required.
  • Tashlich Service in Forest Park following lunch 2:30pm, meet outside the Gargoyle in Mallinckrodt
  • Mincha 6:45pm and Ma’ariv 7:30pm at Edison Theater

Rosh Hashanah – Fri, Sept. 6

  • Conservative Services at Wash U Edison Theater 9:30am-12:30pm
  • Shabbat services at Wash U Nemerov A, South 40 5:45-6:45pm

Yom Kippur – Sept. 14

Erev Yom Kippur – Fri, Sept. 13

  • Candlelighting: 6:53pm
  • Dinner in Wash U South 40 College Hall 5:30-6:30pm, Free for students, no reservations required
  • Conservative Services at Wash U Steinberg Hall 6:45-8:45pm
  • What Matters Most to You? Kol Nidrei “Ask Big Question” conversation with Rabbi Rosen in Wash U South 40 College Hall 6:45-8pm

Yom Kippur – Sat, Sept. 14

  • Conservative Services at Wash U Steinberg Hall 9:30am-2:00pm 
  • Alternative Reform Services and Learning with Rabbi Anna Levin Rosen in Umrath Lounge 10am-12:30pm
  • Joint Concluding Services at Wash U Steinberg Hall 6:00-7:45pm
  • Break Fast at Wash U Umrath Lounge 8:00pm, sponsored by Hillel Leadership Council, Free for students

Sukkot – Sept 19-25


Sunday, September 15

  • “Raise the Roof” bagel brunch, 11am – help us raise the Sukkah on the South 40 and enjoy a free bagel brunch! For more information or to lend a hand, contact HLC’s religious VP, Nati Friedenberg at Nati.Friedenberg@wustl.edu!

Wed, Sept. 18

  • Erev Sukkot dinner in the South 40 Sukkah on the patio outside College Hall, 6:45pm, free for students

Shemini Atzeret – Sept. 26


Simchat Torah – Sept. 27

  • More info to come!