Changing With The Times

August 22, 2013
BY David Snyder
UMD Hillel no longer just about the building

Hillel Stats

6,500-plus Jewish students on campus

5,000-plus Jewish undergraduate students

1,800 students who attend High Holiday services

1,200 Jewish students in Greek life

600-plus students participating on Taglit-Birthright Israel through Hillel in the past five years

500-plus attendance at Hillel Friday night services

250-plus average weekly attendance at Hillel Friday night dinners

4-plus services held on Friday night

300-plus students who eat kosher meals at Hillel every day

125 trained Hillel community leaders

100-plus participants on Hillel’s alternative breaks each year

30 student groups affiliated with Hillel

47 courses offered by the Jewish studies department

13 courses offered by the Hebrew department

1 Hillel making it all happen

David Snyder is a JT staff reporter — dsnyder@jewishtimes.com

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