Asbell Center

Dickinson Students Celebrating Passover!

High Holidays

Meals and Services

Services: The Asbell Center is delighted to announce that Rabbi Rena Blumenthal, from Congregation Ahavat Achim in New Plaltz, NY, will be joining us for Hillel High Holy Day services this year.  

HIllel Sponsored

High Holy Day Services led by Rabbi Rena Blumenthal, former High Holy Day Rabbi at Trinity and Vassar

High Holy Day 5779
Tickets for services are not required

Sunday, September 9, 2018
   Erev Rosh Hashanah Dinner
   6:00 p.m. | Allison Community Room

   Erev Rosh Hashanah Services
   7:00 p.m. | Allison Hall Main Floor

Monday, September 10, 2018
   Rosh Hashanah Morning Service
   10:00 a.m. | Allison Hall Main Floor

   12:00 - 12:45 p.m. | Allison Community Room

Tashlich Service
   12:45 p.m. | Jewish Life to walk to Letort Park

Student-Hosted Dinner
   5:30 p.m. | Student Residences


Tuesday, September 11, 2018
  Rosh Hashanah Morning Services with Congregation Beth Tikvah
   9:30 a.m. | Asbell Center, 2nd Floor Sanctuary

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
   Pre-Fast Dinner
   6:00 p.m. | Allison Community Room

Yom Kippur Kol Nidre Services
   7:00 p.m. | Allison Hall Main Floor

Wednesday, September 19, 2018
   Yom Kippur Morning Services
   9:30 a.m. | Allison Hall First Floor Reception Room

Evening Services
   5:30 p.m. | Allison Hall First Floor Reception Room

Break-The-Fast Dinner for Dickinson Students
   8:30 p.m. | Allison Community Room

On Erev Rosh Hashanah (Sunday, 9/9), there will be a dinner at the Allison Community Room starting at 7:00 p.m.
On the First Day of Rosh Hashanah (Monday, 9/10) there will be a lunch provided starting at 12:00 p.m. at the Allison Community Room.
On the First Day of Rosh Hashanah (Monday, 9/10) there will be a dinner provided starting at 5:30 p.m at the student residences.
Annual Pre-Fast Dinner for Students (Tuesday, 9/18) at Allison Community Room.
Break The Fast meal (Wednesday, 9/19) at 8:30 p.m. at Allison Community Room.


  • Begins sundown on Sunday, September 23, 2018
  • Ends sundown on Sunday, September 30, 2018

Shemini Atzeret/Simchat Torah

  • Begins sundown on Sunday, September 30, 2018
  • Ends sundown on Tuesday, October 2, 2018


  • Begins sundown on Sunday, December 2, 2018
  • Ends sundown on Monday, December 10, 2018


  • Begins sundown on Tuesday, March 19, 2019
  • Ends sundown on Wednesday, March 20, 2019


  • Begins Sundown on Friday, April 19, 2019
  • Ends Sundown on Saturday, April 27, 2019

Looking for Passover Meals this year? 

You have options!

First Night of Passover Seder for students, staff and faculty
Friday, April 19, 2019 | 6 p.m.
Stern Center

Please join The Asbell Center for Jewish Life and Hillel in celebrating the first night of Passover at Dickinson College! A catered kosher meal will be provided. Please join the fun, interactive twist on the traditional Seder experience! The Seder will be led by Carolyn Goode, Engagement Associate, and students to celebrate the first night of Passover.

Second Night of Passover
Saturday, April 20, 2019 | 6 p.m. 
Asbell Center, 1st Floor

Please join us for a student led Seder! Kosher for Passover catered meal will be served!!

Meals Provided by the Asbell Center
March 30 – April 7, 2018


Breakfast and Dinner - Asbell Center, 3rd Floor Student Lounge
Lunch - Asbell Center, 1st Floor Meat Kitchen


-No RSVP or meal points required-

The Asbell Center student lounge kitchen will be stocked with breakfast, lunch and dinner items during the week of Passover. Please stop by and help yourself. 

A grocery list will be available on the refrigerator for anyone to add items you would like us to provide as well as any items that we are running low on and that need to be replaced.

Meals Provided via Dining Services
March 30 - April 7, 2018

The Dickinson College KOVE will be closed during the week of Passover.

Yom HaShoah

  • Begins sundown on Wednesday,  May 1, 2019
  • Ends sundown on Thursday,  May 2, 2019