Explore Emory Hillel

Hillel is one of the largest and most versatile student organizations at Emory University. An outlet for any student seeking Jewish community and personal growth, Hillel is a vital part of Emory`s social, cultural, educational, and religious life. Emory`s Jewish students have a wealth of opportunities to explore their Jewish journeys with Hillel while receiving support to create and envision their own pathways. Hillel inspires students to own their Jewish experience and to find a meaningful connection to their Jewish identity.

Undergraduate Enrollment

1,250 Jewish Students (17.8%*)
7,017 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

700 Jewish Students (9.0%*)
7,751 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus No
  • Kosher Food Available Yes
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation Yes
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor, Major
  • Study Abroad in Israel University sponsored program, University approved programs, Accepts credit for Israel study abroad
  • Israel Fellow No

Kosher Dining

Emory offers a kosher meal plan for a minimal additional fee, served in the main dining hall. Hillel's cafe offers lunch and dinner Monday-Thursday, purchased a la carte or with Emory's "Dooley Dollars." The nearby Toco Hills neighborhood offers full service kosher groceries, restaurants, and specialty shops accessible by free university shuttle.

Options: University meal plan-extra cost;Hillel meal plan-extra cost;Kosher food available nearby

Religious Services

Emory Hillel currently hosts two student-led Kabbalat Shabbat services (Reform and egalitarian Conservative) every Friday evening. Our offerings evolve in relationship with the leadership and preferences of our student population.

Frequency: Contact this hillel

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 16%
  • U.S. Region South
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $59,920
  • Tuition Out-of-State $59,920
  • Out-of-State/Int’l 87% / 17%
  • Greek Life Yes

Trips & Experiences

Birthright Israel

Hillels of Georgia

Related Scholarships

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Emory University

Raddock Eminent Scholar Chair Essay Contest

Essays may treat any aspect of the Holocaust and its contemporary implication: ethical, moral, theological, historical, literary, philosophical, sociological and psychological themes.

Emory University

Sam Bredow Memorial Fund Award

The Sam Bredow Memorial Fund assists students in the Emory College of Arts and Sciences who are in need of financial aid and who have demonstrated significant leadership within the recognized Jewish organizations on the Emory campus and/or within the greater Emory community and have a strong record of academic achievement.

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735 Gatewood Rd NE
Atlanta GA 30322 US
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(404) 963-2548
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