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The First Fridays program allows the Jewish community to come together for an evening service and home-cooked meal the first Friday of every month.

Fall 2014 Dates: 
Sept. 5 | Oct. 3 | Nov. 7 | Dec. 5

Spring 2015 Dates:
Feb. 6 | May 1        (There will not be a Shabbat on March 6 or April 3 due to Susquehanna breaks)

Hillel Meetings

Hillel meets every Sunday evening at 5 p.m. at the Hillel House. Hillel meetings are a great way to meet other students, hang out on the comfy couches at the Hillel House, and eat yummy food. More on Hillel »


All Jewish holidays are observed on campus and in the Hillel House. The holidays for 2014 and 2015 are as follows:

Holiday Date
Rosh Hashanah September 24-26, 2014
Yom Kippur October 3-4, 2014
Sukkot October 8-15, 2014
Chanukah December 16-24, 2014
Purim     March 4-5, 2015
Passover April 3-11, 2015

Sukkot at SU

All events will take place in our sukkah on the Degenstein Lawn for the whole week of October 8-15. Stop by, say hi, and shake the lulav!

Tuesday, October 7 at 4:15 p.m.
Come help us decorate the sukkah

Wednesday, October 8 at 7 p.m.
Sushi in the Sukkah! Celebrate the first night of Sukkot with our annual delicious celebration!

Thursday, October 9 at 7 p.m.
Game night in the sukkah

Friday, Sept. 10 at 7 p.m.
Bring your friends to a Shabbat dinner in the sukkah!

Sunday, October 12 at 7 p.m.
Movie Night

Tuesday, October 14 at 7p.m. 
An informal class/discussion with Rabbi Palley



A community Seder, designated as a major university event, is held on the first night of Passover in Evert Dining Hall in the Charles B. Degenstein Campus Center. A second night Seder is held in the Hillel House. The date for the Passover Seder will be announced later.

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