Hillel encourages the development of a variety of Jewish interest groups on campus.
New groups are organized according to current needs and interests.
JNF ON CAMPUS, A chapter of the Jewish National Fund, concerned with Israel and helping the environment. Participation includes raising money for water and trees in Israel, as well as organizing hikes and other activities.
JUMPS, The Jewish Umbrella for Major Programs in Sports, which organizes sport tournaments within the Hillel organization and plans trips to major sporting events.
THE CHESED CLUB, The social action club: includes quick, hands-on activities for worthy causes.
L.I.N.K, Love, Imagine, Network, Knowledge! Bringing together Jewish women from all backgrounds for education activities, social support, and networking opportunities. Another opportunity is the Jewish Women’s Group, which meets monthly to discuss modern Jewish society and women’s involvement in Judaism.
HATIKVAH, Brooklyn College’s Jewish student newspaper! Submit any Jewish-related pieces, from original poetry to opinion articles on any aspect of Judaism or Jewish life.
SOCIAL EVENTS COMMITTEE, Plans a variety of events from art-related excursions to mixers and parties at the Hillel.
MA NISHMA, The a capella group of Hillel at Brooklyn College! Music includes a variety of genres from modern Jewish to Hebrew Renaissance, and members have the opportunity to perform at events both on and off campus. Undergraduate auditions are welcome and encouraged!
SEPHARDIC CLUB, Celebrates Sephardic culture through social and religious activities, such as a daily Mincha/Arvit Minyan, weekly Parsha discussions, and other cultural activities.
SHOAH, A group that intends to increase awareness of the Holocaust and other human rights concerns across the student community. Activities include sponsoring events, inviting guest speakers, and planning ceremonies for Kristallnacht and Yom HaShoah.
NYSIPAC, An organization dedicated to promoting Israel on campus, including teaching all students from a diverse variety of groups and clubs about Israel’s rich past, vibrant culture, and religious history.
THE ORTHODOX CLUB, Concerned with bringing together students in order to celebrate and share in a rich religious Jewish heritage.
The RUSSIAN JEWISH CLUB, A place for Russian students to connect with the Jewish culture, get to know a new environment, and make new friends