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We are always happy to welcome visitors, whether you're passing through and need a place to spend Shabbat or you're moving to the area and considering becoming part our community. Information about Jewish resources in Cambridge and beyond can be found in the Community section.

To be set up for Shabbat hospitality (lodging and/or meals) with a member of the community, please contact us (include "hospitality" in the subject line).

Hotels and B&Bs in the Eruv* (sorted by distance from Harvard Hillel):

Shabbat Meals for Visitors

  • Harvard Hillel: While classes are in session, visitors can arrange to eat Shabbat meals in the Hillel dining hall. For pricing, meal schedule, and to pre-pay, please contact Linda Mulligan.

  • Chabad at Harvard: Shabbat meals are available for visitors year-round at the nearby Chabad for a recommended donation. Please visit for more information.

  • To arrange for Shabbat meals at the home of a member of our community, please contact us (include "hospitality" in the subject line).


*Unfortunately none are kosher. Please call to enquire about the availability of Shabbat-friendly keys.

**These hotels are near the boundary of the eruv. Please consult the map and contact the eruv committee if you're planning to carry by the boundary.

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