Would you like to receive Jewish holiday care packages while you’re away at university? Do you have a college student that would appreciate a friendly holiday greeting from the Rabbis? If so, join the College Outreach Committee’s student mailing list. Care packages are mailed each semester for various Jewish holidays, and the Rabbis sent holiday emails throughout the academic year.
There’s a lot available for college-aged Jewish adults in the Louisville area. The Temple has program offerings throughout the year for young adults in their 20s/30s, and partners with the Louisville Jewish Community for holiday and social events.
For area students, Hillel is a campus-based program housed at the University of Louisville:
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
The Director can also be reached at:
Jewish Community of Louisville
3600 Dutchmans Ln
Louisville, KY 40205
Hillel: The Center for Jewish Campus Life, is the student address for Jewish activities at the University of Louisville and other college campuses in the Louisville area. Hillel offers social events, community service programs, cultural activities and educational programs about Jewish life and Israel. Regional, national and international Hillel conferences are also heavily subsidized for the local participants.
In addition, Hillel provides advocacy and advisory services for the local student population as well as hospitality for Jewish holidays and referrals to synagogues. Hillel is the address for those students looking to explore their Jewish identity and to meet other Jewish students. Hillel also encourages students to participate in Birthright Israel, a fully subsidized trip to Israel for young adults, age 18-26, who have never experienced Israel on a peer trip.