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Jewish Life at the University of Hartford


  Estimated 700 Jewish undergraduate and graduate students

Maurice Greenberg Center for Judaic Studies

  Bachelor of Arts in Judaic Studies

  Minor in Judaic Studies

Kosher Dining

  Kosher meat station in Commons Dining with no separate meal plan required

Kosher packaged meals available in the Gengras Student Union and Konover Market

Kosher/Observant Student Housing Opening Fall 2021!

  Two four-person suites (newly renovated) with a kosher kitchen, Shabbat lights and switches, self-cleaning oven, and key access

Study Abroad

  Students can study abroad in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, and Haifa for academic credit

Organizational Structure

  The Office of Jewish Student Life is a department of Student Affairs, under the Office of Student Engagement and Inclusion. Two full-time Hillel staff are employees of the University of Hartford. We are grateful to be a partner organization of the Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford.

Jewish Life in Greater Hartford

Schools and Community Centers

New England Jewish Academy

Orthodox, K-12

Solomon Schechter Day School

Conservative, PreK – 8th Grade


JCC Early Childhood Center



Zachs Family Campus

Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford

Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford

Jewish Community Center (JCC) of Greater Hartford

Jewish Family Services


Beit Mordechai West Hartford (Sephardic Orthodox)

Beth David Synagogue (Orthodox)

Beth El Temple (Conservative)

B’nai Tikvoh-Sholom (Conservative)

Chabad Chevra (Orthodox)

Chabad House of Greater Hartford (Orthodox)

Congregation Beth Israel (Reform)

P’nai Or of Central CT (Jewish Renewal)

The Emanuel Synagogue (Conservative)

Kehilat Chaverim (Independent Havurah)

Temple Beth Hillel (Reform)

Temple Beth Tefilah (Conservative)

Temple Beth Torah (unaffiliated Conservative)

Temple Sinai (Reform)

United Synagogues of Greater Hartford (Orthodox)

Young Israel of West Hartford (Orthodox)

All listed congregations are within a 15 minute drive to campus

Community Resources

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