Estimated Jewish student population


Naomi Mazer



Kylie Huberman

senior engagement associate


Jack Reitman

Hillel House

3460 Stanley Street


Froshashana, McChill Bagel Lunches, First-Year Shabbat and Interfaith Shabbat, Zikaron Basalon, and more…

Best Bars on Campus?

  • Gerts
  • bDA-bar des arts
  • blues pub
  • la distillerie
  • peel pub
  • McKibbin’s
  • Winnie’s
  • Reservoir
  • Café Campus
  • DeVille Dinerbar
  • Lola Rosa
  • Fitzroy
  • McKibbin’s

Where Do Jews Live?

Residences (in order of estimated Jewish population) McConnell, Gardner, New Rez, Molson, C4, Douglas and the Hillel House. Upper year students live mainly in the McGill Ghetto in the Milton-Parc neighbourhood. The majority of local Jewish students live in Hampstead, Cote Saint Luc and Westmount.

Jack Reitman House

“The Hillel House serves as a hub for Jewish students on all our campuses. The House also features our Kosher Residences offering students apartment style accommodation with flexible lease terms. Interested in finding out more, Contact

Montreal is the second-largest Jewish community in Canada where you can have an active and thriving Jewish life.
For a complete listing of kosher restaurants and grocery stores, please go to:

Kosher Food

Kosher sandwiches are sold at Second Cup coffee shop (2200 Avenue McGill College, open 24 hours).

Chabad Kosher restaurant, Le Plezl, 3429 Peel St

Transportation in Montreal

The subway (metro) goes right through downtown (close stops include McGill, Peel and Concordia-Guy)
Bus #24 goes up and down Sherbrooke street in front of McGill the 144 travels east/west on Pins Direct shuttle between downtown and MacDonald campuses

Study Exchange and study abroad relationships (depending on faculty) with TAU, Bar Ilan, Hebrew U, and Ben Gurion

Jewish Friends on Campus

Jewish Studies Student Association
AEPi McGill
Chabad McGill
Jewish Experience
Israel on Campus
Birthright Israel
Masa Canada
McGill Chavurah
Am McGill
Onward Israel
Jewish Law Students’ Association 


For a complete listing of all synagogues, please visit: 


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Jewish Studies

There is a large Jewish Studies department, with many courses in Hebrew language, Israel studies, Jewish history, Jewish literature, and Jewish/Israeli political and sociological studies; majors and minors available.

Campus Initiatives

CHAI and Froshashana
First-Year Council
Jewish Life Committee
Israel Committee
Hillel Campus Connectors Internship
Challah for Hunger
Beit Midrash Montreal