Explore The Tanger Hillel at Brooklyn College

A SNAPSHOT OF TANGER HILLEL AT BROOKLYN COLLEGE The Tanger Hillel House at Brooklyn College is the only dedicated Hillel building across the City University of NY system. It is distinguished as one of the largest Hillel facilities in New York and is among the premier Hillels across North America. At Tanger Hillel we offer a "home away from home" where all students are welcome. We are proud of our diversity. Each year, in addition to American-born students, we welcome Russian speaking, Israeli, Syrian, Kavkazi, and Bukharin students and our students come from every stream of Jewish observance. Tanger Hillel welcomes the commuter population at Brooklyn College, as well as students from other colleges to take advantage of accessibility through our extended hours, intersession, night and summer programming; and on-site staff. At Tanger Hillel, students are busy throughout our building as they engage in and use our facility has many resources -Meeting rooms where many Jewish clubs convene regularly -Kosher Cafeteria -Auditorium with formal stage and full lighting capability -Recreation room with big screen TV, ping pong, and computers -Conference room, study lounge, and an outdoor barbecue area -Chapel/synagogue -Beit Midrash

This Hillel serves: CUNY, Brooklyn College; Kingsborough Community College; Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus

Undergraduate Enrollment

4,000 Jewish Students (27.1%*)
14,785 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

500 Jewish Students (19.7%*)
2,534 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Hillel Rabbi/Senior Jewish Educator Yes
  • Kosher Food Available Yes
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor, Major
  • Study Abroad in Israel University approved programs
  • Israel Fellow Yes
  • JLIC Educator Yes
  • Hillel Mental Health/Wellness Staff Yes

Campus Climate for Jewish Students

Kosher Dining

Brooklyn College is a commuter school and in result there are no meal plans, kosher or non-kosher, provided. However, the cafeteria on campus offers kosher dairy foods and the Hillel nearby offers kosher meat foods. On holidays the Hillel does provide meals.

Options: Kosher food available nearby

Religious Services

Monday-Thursday the Hillel run Mincha services at 1:45pm.

Frequency: Daily

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Public
  • Acceptance Rate 45%
  • U.S. Region Northeast
  • Commuter/Residential Commuter
  • Tuition In-State $6,930
  • Tuition Out-of-State $18,600
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 3% / 3%
  • Greek Life Yes

Related Scholarships

Check out some of the scholarships available for CUNY, Brooklyn College Jewish undergraduate students.

CUNY, Brooklyn College

Gilbert N. Kruger Israel Travel Fund

A cash award to help defray costs of undergraduate students travelling to Israel for study.

CUNY, Brooklyn College

Ayshes Chayil Award

Awarded to a graduating senior with excellent scholarship, a strong humanistic commitment, and plans to attend graduate school.

CUNY, Brooklyn College

Holocaust Studies Memorial Award

Awarded to a graduating senior with excellent scholarship, a strong humanistic commitment, and plans to attend graduate school.

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2901 Campus Road
Brooklyn NY 11210 US
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