Welcome Class of 2023!

First-Year Students





We are so excited to welcome the Class of 2023 to Harvard Hillel! Look below to see what's coming up at Hillel for the Class of 2023.

Reach out to Director of Undergraduate Programs Jaime Drucker or VP of Community Building Ben Kaplan '21 if you have any questions.



First Year Family Weekend Shabbat

NOTE: Dinner begins at 7:00 p.m. on November 1. We are aware that other schedules of events list the start time as 7:45, but 7:00 is the correct time. 


Join Harvard Hillel for Shabbat dinner during First-Year Family Weekend!

Shabbat Dinner for First-Years and their Families
Friday, November 1, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Harvard Hillel | Rosovsky Hall
52 Mount Auburn Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

Frequently Asked Questions

Will there be any programming at Harvard Hillel during First-Year Family Weekend?
Yes! Harvard Hillel will be hosting a special Shabbat dinner especially for the Class of 2023 and their families. Dinner will begin at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, November 1, with services preceding (please check our calendar as we approach the date of the event to see Friday night service times for our Orthodox, Reform, and Conservative Minyans).

Is there a cost for dinner?
As always, students on an undergraduate meal plan can show their Harvard ID card to get into Shabbat dinnner. The meal is complimentary for family members, but we do ask that you RSVP.

How can I sign up for Shabbat dinner at Harvard Hillel during First-Year Family Weekend?
If you are a parent/family member of a first year student, you can register on this webpage. RSVP's for family members are requested for this event; first year students do not need to sign up.

What other programming is taking place at Harvard during First-Year Family Weekend?
Information about Harvard's programming can be found on this page as we approach the weekend.

I'm a parent/family member of a first year student and I'd like to receive information about this and other Harvard Hillel events. How do I get on the email list?
Email harvardhillel@harvard.edu with your contact information, and we'll add you to the list! Please make sure you include the name of your first year student in the email so we know whose family member you are.

I still have questions about this event. Whom can I contact?
You can email Jessica Axel, Director of Communications. She is happy to help!