Explore Hillels of Westchester

Founded in 1995 and separately incorporated in 2004, Hillels of Westchester is a campus-based organization that serves the more than 1,000 Jewish students at Purchase College, Manhattanville College, Pace University Pleasantville, Sarah Lawrence College, Westchester Community College and Iona University. We offer students of diverse backgrounds a broad array of unique experiences that nurture and deepen their Jewish identities whether spiritual, philosophical, historic, cultural, social, or ethical. We partner with Westchester rabbis, local, national and international organizations and other groups for programs to enhance Jewish learning and scholarship, as well as support the diverse identities of our campuses.

Undergraduate Enrollment

75 Jewish Students (2.9%*)
2,606 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

5 Jewish Students (0.5%*)
1,104 Students
*Percent of population

Jewish Experience

Hillels of Westchester averages 150 unique opportunities to get involved every year! Our programming includes: rituals/holidays, Jewish learning, tzedek (social justice), Israel and community building programs.

  • Served by Hillel Yes
  • Religious Services Available Yes
  • Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus Yes
  • Kosher Food Available Yes
  • Birthright Israel Participation Yes
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor
  • Study Abroad in Israel Unknown
  • Israel Fellow No

Religious Services

Each of our campuses host unique, welcoming Shabbatot throughout the year. Visit our website to learn more: www.hillelsofwestchester.org.

Frequency: Bi-monthly

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public Private
  • Acceptance Rate 79%
  • U.S. Region Northeast
  • Commuter/Residential Residential
  • Tuition In-State $47,684
  • Tuition Out-of-State $47,684
  • Out-of-State/Int’l N/A
  • Greek Life Yes

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Main PO Box 8
Purchase NY 10577 US
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