Family Weekend

Below is our program for 2018 Family Weekend. Look out for information on 2019 Family Weekend in the Winter! 

It's family time on the Farm, and this includes your Stanford Jewish family too!  We cannot wait to welcome you back to Hillel at the Ziff Center for Jewish Life on Campus. 


Please join us for a full weekend of wonderful events. Come to any or all of them.


Friday, February 23rd
3 pm - 5 pm, Hillel Open House and Challah Making: a casual gathering with Hillel student leaders, staff, and visiting families at Taube House

6 pm - 7 pm, Shabbat Services: choose between our Reform minyan and Traditional Egalitarian minyan with mechitzah, both in Koret Pavilion

7 pm - 8 pm, Community Shabbat Dinner: the whole Jewish community comes together for kiddush, motzi, and delicious kosher dinner

8 pm - 9 pm, Dessert Reception

Saturday, February 24th 
9 am - 10 am, Bagels, Lox, & Shmooze with Hillel's Director, Rabbi Jessica Kirschner: an opportunity, especially for parents, to talk about your family's experiences and expectations of Jewish life on campus with our new director

10 am - 12 pm Stanford Morning Minyan: Traditional davening with torah service and d'rash

12 pm - 2pm, Community Kiddush Lunch: delicious kosher lunch where everyone is welcome (whether you made it to morning services or not)

Feel free to reach out to Jeremy Ragent: or click to RSVP.

Mazel tov!

Your children are attending one of the world’s best universities and we know you’re very proud! The entire team of Hillel at Stanford can't wait to meet and get to know your student, and help them discover the Jewish community on campus.  

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Please Support Us
Jewish life at Stanford is possible for all of our students thanks to the support of our parents. For your convenience, we have multiple gift options that you can read about here. If you have any questions, please contact Rabbi Jessica Kirschner at THANK YOU!


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Taube Hillel House & Koret Pavilion at the Ziff Center for Jewish Life
565 Mayfield Avenue
Stanford, CA 94305-8456
(650) 723-1602