Hillel is the student addressÂ for Jewish activities at the University of Louisville and other collegeÂ campuses in the Louisville area. Hillel offers social events, communityÂ service programs, cultural activities and educational programs aboutÂ Jewish life and Israel. Regional, national and international HillelÂ conferences are also heavily subsidized for the local participants.
In addition, Hillel provides advocacy and advisory services forÂ the local student population as well as hospitality for Jewish holidaysÂ and referrals to synagogues. Hillel is the address for those studentsÂ looking to explore their Jewish identity and to meet other JewishÂ students. Hillel also encourages students to participate in BirthrightÂ Israel, a fully subsidized trip to Israel for young adults, age 18-26,Â who have never experienced Israel on a peer trip.