Social and Sports Activities


  Religious Activities at the University

Synagogues on the various campuses offer services regularly throughout the year. The Hecht Synagogue on Mount Scopus offers a variety of activities including lectures, symposia, and special programs for festivals, as well as a Beit Midrash program on different study levels in cooperation with Hillel. Some of the study programs offer scholarships. At the Hecht Synagogue, the Coordinator of Religious Activities acts on behalf of the Dean of Students and provides religious services and counseling for Jewish students as well as members of other religions. Tel: 02-5883886, E-mail:


Hillel at the University

The Hebrew University's Hillel – the Center for Jewish Life on Campus is part of Hillel, the largest organization for Jewish students on campuses. Hillel organizes lectures and seminars on various subjects, student theater groups, an orchestra, films, exhibitions and parties. The activities are intended for Israeli students, new immigrants and students enrolled in programs at the Rothberg International School. For further details see the website:


Student Union

The Student Union (Agudat Hastudentim) represents the entire student body at the Hebrew University, including the Faculty of Agriculture in Rehovot. Among its aims and functions: representing the students before the authorities both inside and outside the University framework, advancing student issues, handling problems connected with studies, and organizing social activities. For further information see the website:


Centers for Physical Education, Leisure and the Advancement of Health

The sport centers on the three campuses (Mount Scopus, Edmond J. Safra Campus - Givat Ram and Rehovot) contain such facilities as indoor swimming pools, gyms with a wide variety of advanced fitness machines, tennis courts, etc. On the Mount Scopus and Safra campuses, students can also benefit from various studio lessons, a physiotherapy clinic, nutrition counseling, sportswear store and more.

Students may purchase an annual membership or short-term entrance tickets at reduced rates. For further information see the website: