About Hillel Council


Our Mission

  • Create meaningful and engaging Jewish community on the campuses we serve.
  • Make connections between the smaller Boston colleges and bring our students and staff together across campuses. 
  • Strive to meet the needs of every Jewish student, wherever they are on their journey. 
  • Enrich students' lives with a home and a place to explore their Jewish identity during their college journey.
  • Facilitate the development of our students’ Jewish identity as emerging adults.


What we dO

  • Work with colleges and universities across New England with small Jewish populations seeking to enhance Jewish life on campus. We partner with campuses by providing part-time staff at area Hillels who work within the college/university's Spiritual Life framework. Learn more about our staff HERE.
  • Offer an on-campus presence and spiritual guidance to students of all backgrounds in an inclusive, pluralistic, and welcoming environment.
  • Host regional programming and leadership opportunities to student leaders at Hillels across New England.
  • Consult and guide startup Hillels (emerging campuses) as well as campus affiliates (established Hillels).
  • Connect professional staff at Hillels across New England to networking and professional development opportunities.
  • Provide fiscal services to Boston-area Hillels.