Shabbat RSVP

Celebrate Shabbat with UNC Hillel! 

On Friday nights when the University is in session, UNC students and their guests gather for a meaningful and delicious Shabbat experience. Choose from three different student-led services: Conservative, Reform, or alternative.

Please RSVP so that we know you're coming and have enough food for everyone.
RSVP for Shabbat at Hillel

Friday night Shabbat schedule
6:00 p.m. - Sip & Schmooze - Join us for a pre-service snack and meet new people
6:15 p.m. - Conservative, Reform, and/or Alternative services
7:30 p.m. - Kosher dinner

UNC Hillel
210 W. Cameron Ave, Chapel Hill, NC 27516 (just before Granville Towers)

Be sure to RSVP using the form below by Monday night of each week to reserve your free Kosher dinner!

Need more details? Want to lead a service or give a D'var Torah (reflections on a topic from the Torah)? Interested in hosting Shabbat BaBayit at your home? Contact Rabbi Melissa ( to learn more about getting involved with Shabbat planning at UNC.

Shabbat Babayit

Occasionally, Hillel holds Shabbat BaBayit (Shabbat in the Home) to allow students to host their own Shabbat dinner in their residence halls or apartments.  During Shabbat BaBayit there will not be services or dinner at Hillel. We also offers students the chance to host their own Shabbat dinner at home. We will provide you with  a kit containing candles,* candlesticks, paper plates, silverware, wine* or grape juice, prayerbooks and kippot. We can also help pay for the food you serve**.  

Kits must be picked up no later than 5:00 p.m. that Friday at NC Hillel.  Please RSVP by the Wednesday before the Shabbat you are hosting. 

* Check with your RA or landlord to ensure that items comply with all rules and regulations of your living situation.

** Contact Rabbi Melissa Simon with questions or for more information about reimbursement.‚Äč


North Carolina Hillel Foundation
210 West Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27516
(919) 942-4057

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