Shabbat First Fridays and Shabbat Shalom

Shabbat at Washington and Lee

Fridays at Five

Washington and Lee Hillel offers a monthly community Shabbat service and dinner starting at 5 PM, usually on the first Friday of the month. Fridays at Five is open to all students, faculty, staff, and members of the Lexington / Rockbridge communities.

Shabbat Shalom Dinners

On other Friday evenings students and their guests meet at 6 PM for for candle-lighting, kiddush, motzi, and dinner.

All Shabbat Dinners are Free to students.

If you are interested in leading services or helping prepare a Shabbat Dinner, contact the director of Jewish Life, Maggie Shapiro Haskett ( or 540-458-8443)