The First Year Leadership Board is a great way to further your involvement in Hillel, gain leadership skills, network with Penn students, and take a hands on role in creating the Jewish community YOU want to be a part of on campus. The first semester of FYLB involvement (Fall 2022) will focus on leadership development and peer networking within ... more >
The Israel Learning Lab (ILL) at Penn is a 10-week experiential, conversational seminar for students looking to deepen their understanding of Israel on their own terms. We want to provide a holistic background to Israel including a broad range of topics that delve into Israel and Israeli society on a deeper level. Some course topics include The Evolution of Zionism and ... more >
The Jewish Learning Fellowship (JLF) at Penn is a 10-week experiential, conversational seminar for students looking to deepen their understanding of Judaism on their own terms. We may not have the answers, but we’ll create space to ask the big questions of our lives through a Jewish lens – from Who am I? & What communities am I a part of?, to topics of ... more >
Penntorship is a program to connect Penn undergraduates with amazing professionals in a variety of fields. Whether you are interested in business, law, medicine, design, technology, something else, or just don’t know yet, get involved with Penntorship! Gain access to different mentorship connections, Penn Hillel’s amazing alumni network, and a monthly speaker series with distinguished guests. Whatever opportunities you are ... more >
Penn Hillel Senior Seminar is a cohort based seminar series for Jewish seniors at Penn. The group will meet every other Tuesday over dinner & wine in the Fall semester, and occasionally in the Spring semester. This seminar, led by Jenne Ferman, will explore what it means to be a Jewish young adult post college. The series will feature ... more >
Service Engagement Interns will spend this year learning about community organizing and a justice issue of their choice, and then volunteering in the local community and creating opportunities for others to volunteer, too. You'll explore social justice and its connection to Jewish values as well as take relevant, meaningful, and tangible action to make the world a better place. ... more >
Shabbat Hosting Lab (SHL) invites students to develop confidence and knowledge surrounding Shabbat rituals, to design and execute a Shabbat skill set, and to become emboldened hosts, capable of facilitating a table experience in their own living spaces that is informed and inspired by Jewish wisdom and tradition.
The Pincus Engagement Internship (PEI) is a year-long fellowship for sophomores, juniors, and seniors interested in building a community of connectors. Successful fellows will build relationships & create meaningful Jewish opportunities for their peers through one on one chats and community events. PEI will meet (with dinner) once every other week throughout the year to learn engagement strategy and ... more >