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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Join Lehigh Hillel in welcoming the incoming class of 2021! We'll be hosting a number of events at the Jewish Student Center, 216 Summit Street, so stop on by and get to know our home away from home at Lehigh and meet other members of Hillel! 

Jewish Student Center Open House - Thursday, August 24, 11 am - 1 pm

Faux Friday Shabbat - Friday, August 25, First Shift 5 - 6:30 pm, Second Shift 6:30 - 8 pm, First years sign up through orientation events, returning students welcome to join

Welcome Back Havdalah and S'mores - Saturday, September 2, 8 pm 

Dorney Park Trip - TBD

In addition, we host Shabbat Services and Dinner every Friday night during the semester. Services begin at 6 pm, with dinner at 6:30 pm. 

Thursday, July 20, 2017

Want to learn more about Jewish Life at Lehigh and Hillel? Stop by the Jewish Student Center Open House on Thursday, August 24 between 11 am and 1 pm. The Hillel Student Board will be available to share their experience and answer questions. Light refreshments will be served. 

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Check out the latest issue of the Lehigh University Scroll, and learn more about Jewish Life on Lehigh's campus from the spring semester. 

Friday, April 28, 2017
Join AEPi on Tuesday, May 2 at 4:10 pm for a silent march on Lehigh's campus in remembrance of those lost during the Holocaust. Meet at the UC Front Lawn flagpole and please wear black clothing. The march will end at a talk given by Holocaust survivor, Herta Baitch, at 5 pm in Chandler Ullman Room 230. 
Friday, April 28, 2017
Join this discussion with Rabbi Danielle Stillman and Professor Hartley Lachter on Monday, May 1 from noon - 1 pm at the Dialogue Center, 661 Taylor St.   This discussion will explore the history of anti-Semitism, recent events, and how we can respond.
Thursday, March 30, 2017

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 Jewish Student Center with plenty of Kosher for Passover snacks and ingredients for cooking. 

Wednesday, January 18, 2017
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.


Wednesday, January 4, 2017

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

Read it here.

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Monday, October 31, 2016

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. 

Friday, October 21, 2016

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 back at Lehigh University on September 29. Be sure to visit the Of Many film's website to learn more. 

Thursday, October 13, 2016

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. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

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

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

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

Thursday, June 16, 2016

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

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Tuesday, December 22, 2015

It's here! The Fall/Winter 2015 Jewish Student Life Newsletter.  Read it here.

Monday, November 23, 2015

Spring 2016 Course Offerings - Berman Center for Jewish Studies


Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Lehigh to host screening Thursday of ‘My Italian Secret: The Forgotten Heroes’ .  Read more here

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Read Rabbi Stillman's Yom Kippur Sermon here

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Read Rabbi Stillman's Rosh Hashana Sermon here

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Roman building

Lehigh students explore Interfaith Rome - Read more in Hakol

Lehigh has given Alpha Epsilon Pi provisional colony status. Read more here in the Brown and White.

See our most recent newsletter here.