Alliance for Understanding Program (AU), a program that teaches students about the fight for equality through the Civil Rights Movement and the roles that the African American community and the southern Jewish community played in that fight. As part of the program, you will participate in a retreat, attend a series of lectures and get to know the other ... more >
Alternative Spring Break Trips (ASBs) combine Judaism and social justice in a week-long service trip. Penn Hillel runs a different Alternative Break program every year. For spring break 2023, Penn Hillel partnered with Germany Close Up – North American Jews Meet Modern Germany, to provide Jewish students at Penn with an opportunity to learn about the Shoah, and to experience modern ... more >
Challah For Hunger is an organization working to bring awareness surrounding campus hunger as well as hunger in people’s own communities. Through baking and selling challah, and donations to local and national organizations fighting hunger, we hope to bring our community together while advocating for a great cause.
Dayenu is building a movement of American Jews confronting the climate crisis with spiritual audacity and bold political action. We mobilize Jewish support for climate solutions, build our collective power with national and global movements, and raise up a spiritual, religious, and moral voice.
One of the greatest mitzvot we can do as members of the Jewish community is pikuach nefesh (saving a life). Add yourself to the Gift of Life Bone Marrow registry with just one swab of the cheek. Since tissue type is inherited, like eye or hair color, a patient's best chance of finding a suitably matched donor lies with ... more >
The Soup Kitchen at Hillel convenes every Sunday evening from 5:30-7:15 in Hillel’s Falk Dining Commons at Steinhardt Hall. The Soup Kitchen is a space for community guests and Penn volunteers to get to know each other over a warm meal and friendly environment. Each Sunday, our dedicated volunteers arrive before dinner to set up the dining hall and ... more >