Hillel Victoria

University of Victoria

 HillelBCUVic
250-298-7200
hillelbc.com

Estimated Jewish student population

350

Samuel Heller

Executive Director
Hillel BC

sam@hillelbc.com

Ora Stephanic

Director
Hillel Victoria

ora@hillelbc.com

Hillel House:

4012 Dawnview Crescent 

Saanich (Victoria)

DO NOT MISS

Hot Lunches on Campus, Shabbat Dinners, Jews & Brews, Movie Night

Best Bars on Campus?

 

  • Felicitas
  • The Reef 
  • Red Fish Blue Fish
  • Maude Hunter’s Pub
  • Philip’s Brewery
  • Floyd’s Diner

Where do the Jews live?

Jewish students live all over the areas near campus. It is very common for first year students to live in dormitories. More established Jewish community members lives in the Oak Bay area. 

STUDY ABROAD?

MASA and Ben Gurion University offer programs and scholarships.

TAU and Hebrew U have scholarships available for students hoping to study abroad.

Kosher Food

Located at 1308 Gladstone, a quiet and picturesque side street in central Fernwood, Aubergine Specialty Foods brings a wide selection of meats and cheeses, North African artisan salads, exotic oils, eatern spices, South African products, kosher items, fresh flowers and so much more to this up-andcoming area. Aubergine is dedicated to inspiring one’s culinary imagination. So take your cup of java to go, or stay awhile and listen to the tall tales of South Africa as told by Leon, Aubergine’s owner and chief “food nut.”
Aubergine – www.auberginefoods.ca 

Transportation in Victoria

The Student Union fees include a bus pass for the Translink system.

Synagogues

Congregation Emanu-El

Conservative
Rabbi Brechner
www.congregationemanuel.ca

Chabad

Orthodox
Rabbi Meir Kaplan
www.chabadvi.org

Kolot Mayim

Reform
Spiritual Leader: Lynn Greenbough
www.kolotmayimreformtemple.com

Victoria Society for Humanistic Judaism

Humanist
President: Sharon Kobrinsky
www.vshj.ca

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Mental Health Resources

Jewish Addiction Community Services
www.jacsvancouver.com

Jewish Family Service Agency
www.jfsa.ca

Crisis Centre BC
www.crisiscentre.bc.ca

Vancouver Crisis Line
1-800-SUICIDE (784-2433)

info@cija.ca

416-638-1991