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Celebrating Shabbat and holidays at MSU Hillel offers a unique opportunity to come together as a community. Each Shabbat, students join for Reform and Conservative Services and/or for a delicious Shabbat meal.  Hillel has celebrations for all holidays during the year, fostering a warm community atmosphere.

Shabbat

Every week during the Fall and Spring semesters, 150 or more students join together at Hillel for student-led Reform and Conservative Shabbat services followed by a FREE dinner. Some students choose to come to services and meals; others may attend only services or only to join their friends for a Shabbat meal.  Services are at 6pm followed by dinner at 7pm. 

We gratefully acknowledge the Peter (z’l) and Shirlye (z’l) Helman Shabbat Meal Fund and the Ryan Rosman (z’l) Leadership Fund for their leadership support of Shabbat Dinners at Hillel.  

To make a reservation for our FREE Friday night dinner or arrange for a ride in the Hillel van, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Holidays & Festivals

MSU Hillel runs a full program of services and meals for the High Holidays, Passover, and other festivals and holidays.  During Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, Hillel hosts services plus special holiday meals.  For more about High Holiday meals and to RSVP, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Other holidays are celebrated with programs, services, and dinners depending on where they fall within the academic calendar.

Passover

At Passover, Hillel hosts seders on the first and second nights, as well as lunch and dinner every day. We gratefully acknowledge the Gary Davidoff Passover Endowment Fund and the Phyllis and Richard Bleznak Passover Holiday Celebration Endowment Fund for support of Hillel's Passover Seders.