Professor Teaches About Synagogue Architecture

On Thursday, October 27th, we were honored to host Dr. Anat Geva and hear her talk about architecture in synagogues around the world. Dr. Geva came to the United States 25 years ago in pursuit of her Ph.D., and now works in the department of architecture at Texas A&M University. …

Rabbi Neal Katz Entertains, Educates

In lieu of a traditional Simchat Torah service at Hillel, Rabbi Neal Katz visited Aggieland and gave a special concert to the assembled students and community members on Sunday, October 23. Rabbi Katz, the rabbi of Congregation Beth El in Tyler and a long-time Jewish folk musician brought his guitar …

Hillel Announces High Holy Days Schedule for 2016

High Holy Days in Aggieland begin on October 2 with Rosh HaShannah services at Hillel. This year, Rabbi Matt Rosenberg is honored to welcome Dr. Keith Paull as our guest cantor for Rosh HaShannah and Yom Kippur services. All High Holy Day services and meals are free for students and …

The Lost and Found “Shalom Y’All Flag”

by Hope Beitchman, Marketing and Communications Intern A 13′ tall flag that read “Shalom Y’all” that once stood proudly outside of Texas A&M Hillel and was stolen on August 24 and was quickly returned, thanks to the power of social media. The flag, designed to welcome back Jewish Aggies as …

Gefilte Fish Camp a Success

Incoming Jewish freshmen at Texas A&M participated in a new Aggie tradition, Gefilte Fish Camp. Held annually by Hillel and Chabad to welcome new Jewish Aggies to the community, the event consisted this year of an afternoon of fun at Lake Bryan. Coby Moscowitz, a freshman from Michigan, reflected on …

Back to School With Hillel

Hillel has a plethora of welcoming activities planned for the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year! Join us for any or all of these events! We can’t wait to see you! Move-In Day BBQ Beat the heat of move-in day as we welcome incoming students and their families on move-in …