Kenyon College Hillel is very proud to be opening a brand new fcility for Jewish life on campus.Â The building with house a Kosher kitchen, a chapel, student lounge, dining room and the Chaplains office. We are excited to offer a brand new space so that we may continue to welcome, engage and support Jewish life on campus.Â In addition, we also have a seperate Town House in the North Campus Apartments that serves as a permanent Hillel lviing option.Â This seperate facility houses our student managers for the year, as well as, provides us with additional programming space.
Kenyon College Hillel serves the Jewish students, faculty, and greater Gambier community by providing religious, cultural, and social opportunities to explore, enhance and celebrate Jewish life. Jewish students at Kenyon College have the opportunity to take an active role in determining the shape of Jewish life on campus by serving on the Hillel student programming board. Throughout the academic year, Hillel sponsors speakers and entertainers, has community dinners and holiday gatherings, film nights, and trips to Columbus. Hillel regularly co-sponsors events with other Kenyon departments and organizations. In short, the goal of Hillel is to maximize opportunities for the Jewish community, as well as anyone who wants to explore Judaism and expand their knowledge of its traditions and culture through a wide variety of programs and events.