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Excuse our appearance!
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 16:30

We are in the process of reconstructing our website, as well as jewishlife.lehigh.edu.  But remember you can keep up to date on Facebook and Instagram!

Here's a list of upcoming Hillel events! Sign up for our weekly newsletter, Like us on Facebook or follow us on Instagram to keep in touch!
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 16:25




Click the link below to see what's hew at Lehigh Hillel and the Office of Jewish Student Life!
Lehigh Scroll Newsletter - Summer 2018
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 16:20
Jewish Student Center Open House!
Tuesday, August 21, 2018 - 13:05

Want to learn more about Jewish Life at Lehigh and Hillel? Stop by the Jewish Student Center Open House on Thursday, August 23 between 11 am and 1 pm. The Hillel Student Board and Rabbi Steve Nathan will be available to share their experience and answer questions. Bagels, snacks and drinks will be served.  There will also be lawn games if you just need to relax for a few minutes!


Remember...we're located at 216 Summit Street, just across Broadhead Avenue from the Alumni Memorial Building (where the Admissions Office is).

Kosher for Passover Dining Options in Rathbone and Cort
Thursday, March 30, 2017 - 13:45

There will be Kosher for Passover dining options again this year in Rathbone and Lower Cort for those on meal plans and for purchase.  We will also be stocking up the Hillel house with plenty of Kosher for Passover snacks and ingredients for cooking. 

Hitler's Rise: Are There Parallels to 2016
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 14:20
Dr. Alice Eckardt, Professor Emeritus of Religion Studies and a preeminent scholar of the Holocaust, returns to Lehigh on Feb. 8th to discuss Hitler's rise to power and parallels to the 2016 American election. 
The talk will take place in Williams Hall in the Roemmele Global Commons from 4-6pm. There will be a question and answer period after the lecture.
Winter 2016 Newsletter
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 11:30

It's here! The Spring/Summer 2016 Jewish Student Life Newsletter. 

Read it here.

Subscribe to our newsletter here.

2017 Inter-Religious Spring Break Trip to Israel-Palestine
Monday, October 31, 2016 - 15:10

The Chaplains Office is pleased to be offering an Interfaith Dialogue Trip to Israel/Palestine over Spring Break.  This will be an extraordinary chance to encounter the many religions and cultures of Israel and Palestine, learn their history, and hear how religions are trying to work together in areas of conflict.  The trip will be highly subsidized.  For more information please be in touch with Rabbi Danielle or Lloyd Steffen.  Click here for the application. 

Missed Of Many? Watch the Talk Back Here
Friday, October 21, 2016 - 15:45

In case you missed the Of Many talk back, or just want to hear it again, we've now got it streaming online. Click here to hear Imam Khalid Latif and Rabbi Yehuda Sarna talk at Lehigh University on September 29. Be sure to visit the Of Many film's website to learn more. 

Rosh Chodesh
Thursday, October 13, 2016 - 11:40

Join Hillel along with the Chaplain's Office and Women's Center for the first Rosh Chodesh, where we will focus on women and spirituality. 

Screening of Short Documentary Film
Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 19:15

AN IMAM AND A RABBI AN UNORTHODOX FRIENDSHIP Talk Back with Imam Khalid Latif and Rabbi Yehuda Sarna New York University “Of Many” program at Lehigh University supported by an interfaith dialogue and ethics grant from The Philip and Muriel Berman Foundation It's fifteen years after 9/11. With this and the Arab-Israeli conflict as a backdrop, “Of Many” documents the lives of Khalid Latif and Yehuda Sarna, the Muslim and Jewish Chaplains at New York University, and the development of their interfaith commitment to one another and to the communities they represent. 

Thursday, September 29 | 7:30 p.m. Baker Hall, Zoellner Arts Center | Lehigh University Free non-ticketed event | Open to the public Free parking available at Zoellner Arts Center First-Year Students! Meets 5 x 10 Inclusive Leadership requirement. Click here to view the flier

Birthright Registration Opens September 12th!
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 - 14:55

Attention Lehigh Hillel students! Birthright registration is opening soon. This opportunity to tour Israel with Taglit-Birthright Israel will be opening for the upcoming winter trip. If you're Jewish and between the ages of 18-26, you're eligible. Stay tuned for more details about the trip and how to register. For more information, visit the Birthright website or email inhil@lehigh.edu

Spring/Summer 2016 Jewish Student Life Newsletter
Thursday, June 16, 2016 - 13:50

It's here! The Spring/Summer 2016 Jewish Student Life Newsletter.  Read it here.

Subscribe to our newsletter here.

Saturday, April 23, 2016 - 00:00, Thursday, April 28, 2016 - 00:00


April 23rd to April 30th

Lehigh Dining is expanding our offerings to include Kosher for Passover menu items.

Free Trip to Israel - Birthright Registration now open!
Tuesday, January 26, 2016 - 12:05
Lehigh Hillel and Friends of Israel is sponsoring a free Birthright Israel trip December 24, 2018-January 4, 2019.

Go to www.freeisraeltrip.org/lehigh to pre-register. Then complete your registration on September 4th after 12pm.  If you don't pre-register you can participate in regular registration at the same website starting September 5th at 12pm. Spaces fill up fast, so don't wait!  We will be joined on the trip by students from Muhlenberg and Franklin & Marshall.

Gender-Inclusive bathrooms at the Jewish Student Center
Wednesday, December 23, 2015 - 10:30

Our All-Gender Restroom signs from http://www.mydoorsign.com/ for the Jewish Student Center have arrived. 

Read more about Gender Neutral bathrooms at Lehigh here and here.


Fall/Winter 2015 Jewish Student Life Newsletter
Tuesday, December 22, 2015 - 12:10

The Fall/Winter 2015 Newsletter for Jewish Student Life is out.  Read it here

It's Family Weekend!
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 17:00

Bring your family to the Jewish Student Center for Shabbat Services and Dinner tonight.  Services begin at 6pm and dinner at 6:30pm.  On the menu tonight - Bruschetta Chicken.  All are welcome!

Lehigh to screen 'My Italian Heroes' this Thursday in Zoellner
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 13:15

Rabbi Stillman's Yom Kippur Sermon 5776
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 - 13:10

Read Rabbi Stillman's Yom Kippur Sermon here

Rosh Hashana Sermon Erev 5776
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 10:50

Read Rabbi Stillman's Rosh Hashana Sermon Here

Spring 2015 newsletter
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 16:00