About Us

Who We Are

Our Mission: Enriching the lives of Jewish students so that they may enrich the Jewish people and the world.

Our Vision: We envision a world where every student is inspired to make an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel.

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 What We Do

  • Weekly student-led Shabbat services, followed by dinner.
  • Opportunity to join area colleges for High Holidays.
  • Traditional, as well as social justice focused Passover seders.
  • Student leadership opportunities.
  • Collaboration with academic departments.
  • Israel political and cultural education programs.
  • Interfaith and intercultural collaborations.
  • Cultural and religious celebrations of major and minor holidays.


Hillel International

Hillel at Geneseo is proud to be part of the network of Hillel International. As the largest Jewish student organization in the world, Hillel builds connections with emerging adults at more than 550 colleges and universities, and inspires them to direct their own path.  During their formative college years, students are challenged to explore, experience, and create vibrant Jewish lives.

Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester

Geneseo Hillel is a sponsored organization of the Jewish Federation of Greater Rochester. Geneseo students have access to many community programs and resources. This includes regular speakers, community events and inter-faith dialogue series. It also includes access to educational resources for campus including resources on Israel and the holocaust.