103 W. Brooklyn St.
Gambier, Ohio
(740) 427-5228


marc-bragin-kenyon-hillelMarc Bragin began his chaplaincy at Kenyon College in 2006, coming from Colgate University where he was the Jewish chaplain. Prior to working on a college campus, Marc was an attorney in Connecticut and New York for several years after completing his JD at Cumberland School of Law at Samford University in Birmingham, AL. For his undergrad work, Marc attended Franklin Pierce University in Rindge, NH where he earned a BS in management and a BA in sociology.

Marc lived in Jerusalem, Israel, and studied at the Reform Jewish seminary Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion. After returning from Israel, Marc attended Hebrew College in Boston where he earned an MA in Jewish studies with a concentration on the history of Jewish liturgy.

In his spare time, Marc enjoys cooking, traveling and spending time with his two Tibetan Terriers, Gracie and Tallulah.

Home Address: P.O. Box 288, Gambier, OH 43022


2003 — Master of Arts from Hebrew College

1998 — Doctor of Jurisprudence (Law) from Samford University

1990 — Bachelor of Science from Franklin Pierce College

1990 — Bachelor of Arts from Franklin Pierce College

Upcoming Events

Kenyon College Hillel - High Holiday Services 2023/5784

Rosh Hashanah

Friday, September 15
6:00 PM - Rosh Hashanah Dinner at the Parish House

(Sign up by emailing Hillel@kenyon.edu with the names of everyone going to dinner)

7:30 PM – Erev Rosh Hashanah services at Rothenberg Hillel House

Saturday, September 16

10:00 AM – Rosh Hashanah morning services at Rothenberg Hillel House
4:30 PM – Community Tashlich – please meet at the Kokosing Gap Trail near the Lowry Center
For those who wish to observe the Second Day of Rosh Hashanah by attending services, Kenyon Hillel is happy to provide you with a list of Synagogues in the Columbus area

Yom Kippur

Sunday, September 24
7:30 PM – Kol Nidre services at Rothenberg Hillel House

Monday, September 25
10:00 AM – Yom Kippur morning services at Rothenberg Hillel House
5:30 PM - Yizkor (Memorial) service at Rothenberg Hillel House
6:00 PM - Neilah (Concluding) service at Rothenberg Hillel House

Immediately following Neilah, we will break the fast together at Rothenberg Hillel House at approximately 6:45 PM

Shanah Tovah! A happy and healthy New Year!