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Elon listed in 'Top 60 Private Schools Jews Choose'

The inaugural issue of Hillel College Guide lists Elon University among the most frequently attended schools by Jewish students based on the total number of enrolled undergraduates.

With a Jewish population of about 600 undergraduate students, Elon University made the list of the “Top 60 Private Schools Jews Choose” in the inaugural issue of the Hillel College Guide published by Hillel International.

The total number of students equates to just over 10 percent of the university’s undergraduate student population. Elon was 40th on the college guide list.

Elon Hillel serves as a Jewish resource on campus committed to empowering students to make Jewish connections, building dynamic communities and generating excitement about Jewish life on campus.

The college guide listing is Hillel International’s latest recognition for Elon Hillel. The university was featured in 2014 as one of “seven stellar Hillels you haven’t heard of” and was the first school named among “up-and-coming stars” that might be “the perfect fit” for students seeking a vibrant Jewish life at college.

Elon Hillel is located in the Sklut Hillel Center is located at 401 E. College Avenue across from the university’s tennis courts.


Eric Townsend,
6/25/2015 10:05 AM