HILLEL LAURIER

Hillel at Laurier

Hillel Laurier

Estimated Jewish student population

700

Jessica Gelbard

Hillel Director

Jessica.gelbard@hillelontario.org

647-354-0831

DO NOT MISS

Holocaust Education Week, Interfaith Shabbat Dinner, Inter-Campus Shabbaton

Best Bars on Campus?

  • Wilf’s Restaurant & Bar on the 2nd Floor of the Fred Nichols Campus Centre
  • Bingo on Tuesday nights
  • Trivia on Wednesday nights

Kosher Food

Sobeys
235 Ira Needles Boulevard, Kitchener Has a small selection of kosher food. Students will be able to find cheese, frozen kosher meat and fish, and various other products there.
LCBO
235 Ira Needles Boulevard, Kitchener Kosher wines can be found at the LCBO off Ira Needles, which is located in close proximity to the “Kosher” Sobeys

Where do the Jews Live?

Most students live within the blocks bordered by Columbia to the north, King to the East, university to the south, and Phillip to the west. The neighbourhood of KW Hospital is the most popular for grad students and young professionals living on their own.

Transportation

On Campus Bike Share, GRT – Unlimited Local Transit with your student card; GO Transit; Greyhound; VIA Rail;

Synagogues

The Rohr Chabad Centre For Jewish Life

Rabbi Moishy Goldman Rivky Goldman 251 Albert Street, Waterloo
www.jewishwaterloo.com 

Chabad welcomes all Jewish students into their home and daily life, as well as for weekly Shabbat dinners.

Beth Jacob Synagogue

Tamara Zuckerman
161 Stirling Avenue South, Kitchener
www.bethjacobkw.ca

Beth Jacob has congregants from different observances. Students are welcome at any time of the year!

Temple Shalom

Reform
Rabbi Lori Cohen
543 Beechwood Drive, Waterloo
www.templeshalom.ca

Students are always welcome at this thriving community!

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Jewish opportunities on campus

Chabad On Campus
AEPi
Come Say ‘CHAI’ – at bi weekly Café Hillel

Which Classes Should I Take?

Love and Its Myths, Religion and Cinematic Culture, Introduction to Science of Everyday Life.

Exchange Programs

Laurier’s Student Exchange Program is an opportunity for you to experience the social, economic and political climate of various countries, and to improve your language skills and cultural knowledge. 

info@cija.ca

416-638-1991