Jewish Life on Campus

  • Emma Lichtenstein
  • How Hillel Helped Me Discover My Judaism

    "There was a time when the many ways a person can be Jewish intimidated me," Emma Lichtenstein ’22 writes. But everything changed when she came to Brandeis. 

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    Students in costumes

    Hillel's Purim celebration featured klezmer music, costumes and, of course, hamentaschen. 

    Edward Friedman '22, Matt Shapiro '24 and Reena Zuckerman '23
    An Orthodox student community at Hillel enables women to perform a greater role in services.
    From left to right: Maya Levisohn, Nathan Ashner and Aviva Weinstein

    Three students who traveled to Israel over the summer on Brandeis grants talk about their life-transforming experiences.  

    Students eating at a Yom Kippur break fast.

    Hillel's executive director Rabbi Seth Winberg talks about Jewish student life on campus.