Shabbat dinner is the center of Jewish life programs at our USF Hillel.
Our students participate in a Friday night experience, expecting to light Shabbat candles, sing Shalom
Aleichem, make Kiddush and HaMotzi. They expect to be warmly welcomed by a caring staff and a Jewish
celebration with festive traditions and rituals. They come to find friends who share a common connection.
They come to bond with new Birthright Israel friends. They come to find a home-away-from-home, deeper
meaning in their spirituality and a support or anchor for their campus life.
To further expand Shabbat dinners and programs on all of our Suncoast campuses, Hillel has created our
SHABBAT FRIENDS Program. A donation of $360.00 will provide Jewish students at USF with a Friday night Shabbat dinner and will make you a SHABBAT FRIEND of USF Hillel.