We do not know exactly, but estimates are approximately 400 Jewish students.
Hillel at Kennesaw State University is a private not-for-profit organization and is the center for Jewish campus life at KSU. It is a recognize student organization. It is an affiliate agency of Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life and a beneficiary of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta and Hillels of Georgia. KSU Hillel is integrated into the University community through its dynamic programs, co-sponsored events, and the involvement of active students in many other University groups. The University is very supportive of Hillel and its role on campus and works with Hillel to provide a welcoming atmosphere for Jewish students, faculty, and families. back to top
3. Where can I find Hillel on Campus?
We currently have a cubicle on the third floor of the Carmichael Student Center. back to top
4. How do students get involved with Hillel? Are there membership fees?
Any student on campus can participate in Hillel sponsored events. There are no membership fees, and students are encouraged to plan and/or attend as many programs and activities as they wish.
We do provide special involvement programs/incentives. If you have an idea for a program or would like to find out about leadership opportunities, please contact the Director of Jewish Student Life. back to top5.How can I support Hillel at Kennesaw State University?
Hillel at Kennesaw State University relies on the generous support of its donors to support our on-going programming and special initiatives. Nearly 85% of Hillel's annual operating budget comes from contributions from individuals. To learn about more giving opportunities, please contact Hillels of Georgia. back to top
6. How can we, the parents, get our son/daughter connected with Hillel?
Let us know who they are - and we'll take care of connecting them. We have so many compelling business, social, networking, spiritual and recreational opportunities that they are sure to find something meaningful and relevant to them. back to top
Once a month, students get together an share a Shabbat meal on campus. Hillel hosts a FREE Shabbat dinner to KSU students. Student leaders plans themed Shabbat meals and a worship program. back to top
8. What are holiday observances and celebrations like at KSU?
Hillel at KSU partners with Emory Hillel and Hillels of Georgia to provide worship options at the Emory campus, free of charge to students. Reform, Conservative, and Orthodox worship options are available. Community members can also purchase tickets. back to top
Yes. Hillel participates in a FREE program to Israel through the Taglit-birthright Israel: Hillel program. Jewish students between the ages of 18-24 who have not been on a peer trip to Israel since their bar or bat mitzvah are eligible for a free trip. In addition, there are other opportunities for travel or study in Israel for any student. back to top