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General "About" Binghamton University & Hillel at Binghamton FAQs
Hillel at Binghamton is proud to be the home to an active pluralistice religious student community. We have student led groups representing the Reform, Conservative and Orthodox denominations. Each of the groups take responsibility for numerous religious and educational programs through out the year in order to celebrate and educate about the many aspects of Jewish life.
For questions about Religious life in general please contact Rabbi Shalom Kantor
Kesher provides a combination of Reform Hebrew liturgy, English readings, and lively singing in an informal chavurah style setting Reform services every Friday night as well as occasional Saturday services for special occasions, Havdallah, and social events for reform students. Kesher also sponsors special events for Sukkot, Chanukah, and Tu B'shvat. Check out the calendar for our upcoming programs!
KOACH provides a wide range of programs geared toward the values of the Conservative movement. Each Friday night KOACH hosts energetic student led davening and singing led from Sim Shalom, the Conservative Movement's prayer book. They also lead the singing and Birkat HaMazone each week at Shabbat dinner. Every other week KOACH hosts Saturday morning services followed by a home cooked kiddush lunch. Other programming events include cooking with Koach, chocolate Seder, a Tu B'shvat Seder, and many other exciting programs. Check out the calendar for our upcoming programs!
Contact: Haley Schulman
Kedma is committed to enriching the lives of the Orthodox Jewish community here at Binghamton University through a number educational, celebratory, and social programs throughout the year. Kedma brings in speakers from accross the spectrum of Orthodox Judaism through their Voices of Orthodoxy lecture series. Additionally Kedma takes responsibility each year for making sure that the Hillel Campus Sukkah is put up to the highest level of halakhic standards, and is maintained throughout the holiday.
Contact: Yael Rabin