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 2014/5775

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.   Please check back soon for service and meal schedule! Contact miriam@stlouishillel.org with any questions.

Rosh Hashanah                                                                                          

Apples & Honey in the DUC

September 22-25, Noon – 2:00pm
Stop by our Hillel table in the DUC for some sweet treats to celebrate the New 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. To join a local family for Rosh HaShanah meals or dinner before Yom Kippur, RSVP by Friday, September 19 (RSVP link coming soon!)

Rosh Hashanah In-A-Box

Celebrate the Jewish New Year your own way!  Hillel will provide you with apples, honey and a Rosh HaShanah resource guide to share with 10 friends. Reserve by Friday, September 19 (RSVP link coming soon!)

Erev  Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday, September 24th 

Candle lighting:  6:38pm

Dinner:
5:30 – 6:30pm
College Hall

Orthodox Services:
6:30pm
Students will walk together from dinner to Bais Abraham Congregation, 6910 Delmar Blvd., for Mincha/Maariv.

Conservative Services on Campus:
7:00 – 8:00pm
Join us for an engaging egalitarian Conservative High Holiday service facilitated by our student leaders and guest rabbi.

Reform Services:
7:15pm
Hillel shuttle departs from the South 40 Clocktower at 6:45pm for evening services at Congregation Shaare Emeth at 7:15pm.

First Day of Rosh Hashanah
Thursday, September 25th

Orthodox Services:
8:30am
Services at Bais Abraham Congregation, 6910 Delmar Blvd. (10 minute walk from campus). Shacharit begins at 8:30am and a Learner’s Service will be at 11am.

Conservative Services on Campus:
9:30am – 12:30pm
Location TBD

Reform Services:
10am – Noon
Shuttles depart from St. Louis Hillel to Central Reform Congregation at the Chase Park Plaza and Congregation Shaare Emeth in Creve Coeur at 9:30 and 10:15am. St. Louis Hillel Board members will greet students at both locations. Shuttle schedule and information about these synagogues coming soon!

Lunch:
1:00 – 2:30pm
St. Louis Hillel

Tashlich Service in Forest Park:
Meet at St. Louis Hillel at 2:30pm to join in this beautiful and spiritual ceremony of casting our sins and past mistakes away.

Mincha & Maariv:
6:30pm at Bais Abraham Congregation, 6910 Delmar Blvd.
6:30pm on campus facilitated by the Conservative Minyan (Location TBD)

Second Day of Rosh Hashanah
Friday, September 26th

Orthodox Services:
8:30am
Services at Bais Abraham Congregation. Shacharit begins at 8:30am and a Learner’s Service will be at 11am.

Conservative Services on Campus:
9:30am – 12:30pm
Location TBD

Lunch:
1:00 – 2:30pm
St. Louis Hillel

Shabbat Services:
5:45 – 6:45pm
St. Louis Hillel

Yom Kippur

Erev Yom Kippur
Friday, October 3rd 
Candle lighting/Fast begins:  6:25pm

Erev Yom Kippur Dinner:
5:00-6:15pm

Conservative Services on Campus:
6:25 – 8:30pm
Location TBD

Orthodox Services:
6:25pm
Students will walk together from dinner to Bais Abraham Congregation, 6910 Delmar Blvd., for Kol Nidrei.

Reform Services:
8:00pm
Hillel shuttle departs from the South 40 Clocktower at 7:30pm for evening services at Central Reform Congregation at the Chase Park Plaza at 8:00pm.

Yom Kippur
Saturday, October 4th

Orthodox Services:
9:00am
Services at Bais Abraham Congregation, 6910 Delmar Blvd. (10 minute walk from campus). Shacharit at 9am, Yikzor at approximately 11:30am, Mincha at 4:45pm, Neilah at 6:15pm and the shofar sounds at 7:25pm.

Conservative Services:
9:30am – 2:00pm
Location TBD

Reform Services:
10am – 3pm
Shuttles depart from St. Louis Hillel to Central Reform Congregation at the Chase Park Plaza and Congregation Shaare Emeth in Creve Coeur starting at 9:30. Complete shuttle schedule and other information coming soon!

Concluding Services on Campus:
5:30pm (Fast ends at 7:20 pm)

Hillel Leadership Council Break Fast: 
7:30 – 8:30pm
Join your friends at St. Louis Hillel for bagels and lox and other delicious food at HLC’s popular Break Fast!

Sukkot

Sukkot “Raise the Roof” & Bagel Brunch
Sunday, October 5th:  11:00am
Hillel South 40 Sukkah at College Hall
Join Hillel Leadership Council and friends as we Raise the Roof (of the Sukkah) while enjoying a free bagel brunch! For more information and to lend a hand, contact HLC’s Religious VP Alex Griffel, at agriffel@wustl.edu.

Erev Sukkot Dinner
Wednesday, October 8th:  7:00 – 8:30pm
Hillel South 40 Sukkah at College Hall
Join St. Louis Hillel for a free dinner as we usher in Sukkot!

Sukkot
Thursday – Wednesday, October 9th-15th
Students are invited to enjoy all meals in the Hillel South 40 Sukkah throughout the holiday!
More info on Sukkah City STL and Parent and Family Weekend Festivities coming soon.