There are many ways to get involved with Hillel and Jewish life at Stanford.

You’re welcome to all of Hillel’s numerous events and programs throughout the year.  Check out the calendar here and check back often as we update it.

Or Stanford has numerous Jewish student groups.  Learn about them below, and if you’re a grad student or young professional, check out Gesher.

Student Groups

Jewish Student Association — The JSA is a stu-dent group whose purpose is to enhance Jew-ish life on campus through social, spiritual, edu-cational and fun activities and to help enrich the Jewishcommunity here on the Farm. Contact Marty Zack at

Challah for Hunger — Bake and sell fresh Challah every week. Proceeds support local and international hunger relief organizations. Contact Lau-ren Sweet or Sarah Beller at or

Levison Leadership Fellowship — Learn about leadership and social justice through a Jewish lens in an intimate setting. To apply to be part of this unique fellowship, contact Heather Paul at

Vibrant Israel — Celebrate Israeli culture, explore Israel-related issues in dialogue, or even see Israel with our own eyes. Stanford Israel Alliance, JStreet U, MASA, and Taglit-Birthright Israel are here for you. Contact Yaron Fishelson at 650-723-3098 to get involved.

Camp Kesem — Camp Kesem is a free, student-run overnight summer camp for kids whose parents have or had cancer. To apply to join the counselor community, contact Heather Paul at
Jewish Study — Hillel offers a variety of study options including Rabbi Mychal’s weekly lunch and learn, and Rabbi Kamin’s Maimonides Fellowship. Contact or

Biblical Garden — Help care for and harvest fresh fruits and herbs from our beautiful biblical garden. Contact: Rabbi Mychal Copeland at

Hillel Chevreh — Groups that partner with Hillel: AEPi, AEPhi, Stanford Israel Alliance, Stanford JStreetU, Students Taking a Stand Against Geno-cide and Mass Atrocities (STAND), Stanford Klezmer Band, Stanford Morning Minyan, Jewish Queers. Contact: Rabbi Mychal Copeland at to get connected.

Students on Campus

These students would love to chat with you about Stanford, their studies, activities and organizations.  Feel free to reach out to them!

Ilan Goodman
CS106 Section Leader, RCC, Snapchat Employee, LSJUMB, Air Bounce, Hillel

Josh Bowman
Public Policy
SPOT Leader, Oral Communication Tutor, Chess Team

Sarah Beller
Challah for Hunger, LSJUMB, JWEB

Noam Rosenthal
Earth Systems
Mixed Company A Capella, Tour Guide, SIA, Co-operatives

Meredith Charlson
Comparative Literature
JSA, AEPhi, Stanford Dance Division, Student Theater

Sarah Gleberman
Human Biology
Delta Delta Delta, Bent Spoon Modern Dance Company, Bing Nursery School Intern, JSA

Gideon Weiler
Symbolic Systems
Stanford Review, JSA, Chabad, Stanford in Government, AEPi

Gabi Greenberg
Human Biology
FACE AIDS, the Bridge Peer Counseling Center, HIV*PACT, CTL, Co-operatives, lab research

Lindsay Funk
Religious Studies
JStreet U Stanford, Chi Omega

Molly Seligman
Students for Reproductive Justice, Kuumba, Stan-ford Zen, SLE, Stanford Women’s Rugby, Dance Marathon

Hillel partners with Chabad for celebrations and commemorations through-out the year. To learn more or find out about Shabbat at Chabad, please email or visit