Saint Louis Hillel is planning to replace their decades-old student center with a larger, student-friendlier building located closer to campus. Hillel has not set a date to break ground and will use the upcoming school year to plan the rebuilding and renovation process.
The Hillel Executive Board, along with the Jewish Student Union (JSU), met several times regarding the renovations in May of 2005, and more meetings are planned for later this year.
"It would be great if we could have a space where the entire staff could work together," Executive Director Margo Fox said, adding that the most prevalent request from students was for "separate and unique praying spaces" for Friday night and Saturday morning services.
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