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Visiting Information

Memorial Church Open Visiting Hours:
Monday - Thursday, 9 AM - 4 PM
Friday, 9 AM - 1 PM
Tours on Fridays at 11 AM.

Memorial Church is closed for University holidays, University closures, services, and private events. Windhover Contemplative Center is currently closed. There is no expected re-opening date at this time.

About Memorial Church and Companion Spaces
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Associate Dean for Religious & Spiritual Life and Campus Rabbi

Rabbi Laurie Hahn Tapper

Rabbi Laurie Hahn Tapper is an Associate Dean for Religious and Spiritual Life in the university’s Office for Religious and Spiritual Life. A graduate of Stanford University (’98), she earned a B.A. in History, graduating with Honors in Jewish Studies. Ordained by the Jewish Theological Seminary (’05), from 2004 through 2007, Rabbi Hahn Tapper served as the Director of Brandeis Collegiate Institute (BCI) and Adult Programs at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute, a trans-denominational Jewish experiential education retreat center located in Southern California. From 2007 through 2021, she served as the School Rabbi and Director of Integrated Learning at Yavneh Day School, a private K–8 community Jewish day school located in Northern California. An alumna of the Wexner Graduate Fellowship, Rabbi Hahn Tapper is thrilled to be the new Jewish Associate Chaplain at her alma mater.