Jewish Life @ WCU

Welcome to WCU! Jews have been a part of this great institution since the 19th century. Students, families, staff, and faculty participate in various facets of Jewish life. Jewish students can engage in social, academic, service, and religious activities that tie them to Judaism, the Jewish people, and the campus community at large.

Announcements and Upcoming Events

WCU hires the first Director of Jewish Student Life at WCU

We are excited to announce that Jenn Reiss will be joining the Jewish Student Life team in early August! Jenn has spent her entire life living and working in the Philadelphia Jewish community. She developed her love of Judaism and community while attending Abrams Hebrew Academy from 1994-2004. Her first trip to Israel in 2004 sealed the deal and she's been hooked ever since! While attending Temple University, she interned with Jewish Family and Children's Service in Princeton, NJ, where she gained a passion for non-profit organizations. Jenn began her professional career as the Assistant Director of Habonim Dror Camp Galil. While she loved working in the Jewish camping community, she wanted to gain a background within the synagogue world. For the last 2 years, Jenn has served as the Youth Engagement Coordinator at Congregation Rodeph Shalom in Philadelphia, PA. Jenn's passion for Jewish life runs deep. She thrives on opportunities to engage and interact with people of all ages. She's thrilled to be joining the Hillel community and to grow and learn together with the West Chester University students.

Donate to Hillel

Please consider making a financial contribution to support Jewish student life at West Chester University. Funds are utilized to support programming, staffing, holiday celebrations, interfaith dialogues, Shabbat dinners, etc. To make a contribution click on the link below. Where it says "Fund" scroll down to "Enter a Fund." Type in "Hillel Operating Fund." Thank you so much for your support!

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