Explore Hillel at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Hillel Israel seeks to emphasize the relevance of Jewish life to today's Israeli students and young adults, inspiring them to explore their Jewish identity and to feel a sense of belonging to "The Global Jewish People."

Hillel Israel creates encounters with Jews from abroad, exposing Israeli students to Jewish life and tradition outside of Israel.  This enables the Israeli student to experience, then teach, about living Judaism in a fresh and exciting way.

Founded in 1951, Hillel at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem has had a long and successful history, helping generations of Jewish students to connect with their Jewish identity. Located in Beit Hillel on the Mount Scopus campus, Hillel in Jerusalem offers a wide variety of unique engagement opportunities for all types of students.  

Undergraduate Enrollment

0 Jewish Students (0%*)
12,500 Students
*Percent of population

Graduate Enrollment

0 Jewish Students (0%*)
5,000 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 No
  • Alt Break Participation No
  • Jewish Studies Offered Yes
  • Jewish Studies Major or Minor Minor, Major
  • Israel Fellow No

Additional Campus Information

  • Private/Public N/A
  • Acceptance Rate N/A
  • U.S. Region N/A
  • Commuter/Residential N/A
  • Tuition In-State N/A
  • Tuition Out-of-State N/A
  • Out-of-State/Int’l N/A
  • Greek Life Yes

The Hillel College Guide aims to provide you with a snapshot of each local Hillel’s makeup and offerings. We recognize that there may be more information you need in order to better understand the campus reality, particularly around issues of diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility. If you would like additional information about a given campus’ offerings or action steps in those areas, please reach out to us at [email protected].

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Contact Information

Mt. Scopus Hebrew University
Jerusalem 91905 IL
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