With over 800 Jewish students, 4 Jewish student organizations, a campus rabbi, the Jewish Chaplaincy/Hillel, Makóm (our beautiful space on campus), and a certificate in Jewish Civilization program, there are many ways to be
(Jewish at Georgetown University)
Every Jewish student is a significant part of Georgetown's Jewish community. The Jewish Chaplaincy/Hillel is the principal campus organization for Jewish students. Activities and Events are planned by staff collaborating with students from all interest groups to meet the needs of the diverse population. Social, educational, political, cultural, and intercultural activities offer many ways to become involved in Jewish life at Georgetown.
Healy 111 Georgetown University
Washington, DC 20057
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- 202/687-4383 (Rabbi's Office)
- 202/687-6973 (Jewish Programs )
- 202/687-1882 (Information Line for High Holy Days & Festivals)
SHABBAT @ Georgetown
- Lightning Limud at 6pm in Makóm (Leavey Center North Gallery) Join Rabbi Gartner for a speedy, but relevant, discussion of the weekly parsha.
- Services at 6:30 pm at the Makóm (Leavey Center, North Gallery), followed by a free, kosher dinner.
- Please note, last Shabbat of the semester is May 3, Student Appreciation Shabbat
Jewish LEARNING @ Georgetown
Makóm Midrash (A Place of Study): Exciting and insightful Jewish Learning at Georgetown
Busy-schedule-friendly and real-life-relevant study sessions for students of all levels and backgrounds. Explore some of today’s hottest topics through the lens of classical rabbinic texts (Talmud, Midrash, teshuvot)
Each session will be offered two times. Once on Tuesday at 10am and then again on Wednesday at 1pm.
For the full schedule click here.
- Shabbat Services (during the academic year)
Fridays at 6:30 pm, followed by dinner
Call 202/687-6973 for information.
Makóm: A Jewish Gathering Space, Leavey Center
- Throughout the academic year, Shabbat services and dinners are also held for graduate and professional students. Please contact Debbie Reichmann or the Law Center's Jewish Chaplain Michael Goldman for more information on these programs and to be added to the email list.
- Students can also contact The Jewish Chaplaincy, for information on other services in the greater Washington area.
- High Holy Days
Call 202/687-1882 for information.