Allegheny College Jewish Students Learn By Doing

Jewish Studies students engage by getting involved in Allegheny College’s Hillel, the Jewish Meadville Project, incorporating their studies into their Senior Comp, or studying away in Israel. 

Jewish Life
Jewish Meadville Project

Explore the history, culture, and experience of Jewish people in Meadville. Contribute to the collaborative digital Jewish Meadville Project.

Allegheny College Hillel

Hillel is a Jewish student organization at Allegheny College that hosts Shabbat every Friday and other significant Jewish holidays.


Recent Senior Comps

The Senior Comp is the culmination of four years of experience, imagination, and study. It is the moment when you demonstrate what you’ve learned by teaching us something new.

The Hasidim: Spiritual Jews of Eighteenth Century Poland

The Effects of Spiritual/Religious Awe on Identification with All Humanity

Diaspora Nation: Jewish Spiritual Nationalism as a Response to Russian Pogroms