College Comparisons

Compare Jewish life on different college campuses to find the best college fit for you

Alabama

University of Alabama

2% Jewish

600
Jewish students

32,795
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Available on Shabbat and Holidays. In addition, Hillel has a kosher snack room open whenever the building is open.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Arizona

Arizona State University

8% Jewish

3,500
Jewish students

44,461
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Palestine Cultural Club
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Medabrim: Sha'at Evrit Im Havarim (Hebrew Hour with Friends)
Other
Olami at ASU (social and educational programs for Jewish students)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Students can select a kosher meal plan through the university. The Hassayampa Dining Center has a completely kosher station that is overseen by a Rabbi. This station is open Mon-Fri for lunch, Mon-Thurs for dinner, and Sunday for dinner. Chick-In on the Tempe Campus has a certified kosher menu. Kosher packaged foods are available in some on-campus markets. There are free kosher meals at all ASU Hillel events. Kosher bagels are available at Hillel's weekly bagel club. Kosher food is available nearby campus for purchase.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of Arizona

9% Jewish

3,000
Jewish students

35,000
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
CatPac Wildcats for Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher cafe open Monday-Friday from 8am – 3pm. Hillel offers Shabbat and holiday dinners as well.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

California

California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

6% Jewish

1,200
Jewish students

20,454
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Mustangs United for Israel
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Hummus Club
Other
Challah at Us (group that bakes and sells challah to raise and donate money)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Certified kosher food is offered at Grand Ave Market, Campus Market, and Village Market for purchase. Kosher food is available nearby to campus. Kosher for Passover food is available at dining halls during the holiday. Chabad provides free kosher Shabbat meals on Friday evenings. Hillel hosts events with kosher food.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered
Study Aboard in Israel

California State University, Northridge

10% Jewish

3,500
Jewish students

34,633
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
CSUN Students Supporting Israel
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi (independent Jewish sorority)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Students can pay for a kosher meal plan through Chabad for each semester. There are two options (55 kosher dinners per semester or pick fewer days at $8/meal with a grab-and-go option). Many kosher restaurants, supermarkets, and bakeries nearby. Pre-packed kosher food can be purchased at various locations on campus. Hillel and Chabad provide kosher food for students each week. OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Los Angeles Pierce College

10% Jewish

2,000
Jewish students

20,977
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered

Stanford University

8% Jewish

550
Jewish students

7,034
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Jewish Sororities
Slavianskii Dom
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Stanford Israel Association
Meor
Jewish Incubator Fellowship (JIF)
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Jewish Voices for Peace
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah For Hunger
Jewish Association at Stanford

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher meat meals with vegetarian and vegan options are prepared every weekday for dinner in Hillel’s kitchen under the supervision of Vaad HaKashrus of Northern California. Meals are transported to a nearby dining hall so Jewish students can use their Stanford meal plan to eat alongside all their friends from the dorms. For lunch and snacks, there are usually grab-and-go leftovers in the Hillel refrigerator. There is also a kosher restaurant and market within walking distance of campus. Chicken Soup Hotline and Eruv

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of California – Berkeley

9% Jewish

2,500
Jewish students

29,311
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Berkeley Bayit
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Tikvah: Students for Israel, Bears for Israel, IAC Mishelanu, TAMID
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Jewish Voice for Peace
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Kol HaDov a cappella group
Jewish Agency for Israel on Campus
Other
The Schultz Freshmen Engagement Fellows are charged with welcoming incoming Cal students and enhancing the Hillel Community. The Fellows plan the overnight Freshmen Retreat to the Marin Headlands, create initiatives specifically for new students, and take peers out for coffee and connect them to relevant Jewish community programs.

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
A kosher dining section in the university dining program called Cafe 3. They accept meal points through the university. UC Berkeley provides kosher options amidst a new dining hall for all center that focuses on flavor, nutrition and sustainability.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of California – Davis

6% Jewish

2,000
Jewish students

30,982
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Aggies for Israel, IAC Mishelanu
Challah for Hunger

Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Students for Justice in Palestine
Jewish Voices for Peace
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major
Study Aboard in Israel

University of California – San Diego

4% Jewish

1,000
Jewish students

28,127
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Tritons for Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Jewish Agency for Israel Fellow
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Jewish Voices for Peace
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
A Capella

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
UC San Diego has a kosher dining hall, Ocean View Terrace, and is two blocks from a major kosher supermarket. All Hillel programs offer kosher food. Chicken Soup Hotline and Eruv

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major
Study Aboard in Israel

University of California – Santa Barbara

12% Jewish

2,850
Jewish students

23,274
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Gauchos United for Israel,
SSI,
IAC Mishelanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
Jewish Voices for Peace
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah For Hunger
JAM - Jewish Awareness Movement

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food is available on Shabbat at Hillel and Chabad. Students can shop for kosher food nearby at multiple grocery stores within a short drive or bus ride from campus. Kosher food is not available as part of the on-campus meal plan.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of Southern California (USC)

11% Jewish

2,000
Jewish students

18,794
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Trojans for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
University meal plan-no extra cost; Kosher food available nearby. USC offers a limited meal plan for weeknight dinners at no extra charge in the dining hall. Hillel frequently serves dinner at weekday programming (and every week for Shabbat). Nearby grocery stores (within walking distance) stock kosher products.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of California – Los Angeles (UCLA)

8% Jewish

2,500
Jewish students

31,568
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Delta Phi Epsilon (DPhiE)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Bruins for Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Students Supporting Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
SJP and Graduate SJP (GSJP)
Jewish Voices for Peace at UCLA
OU-JLIC, Jewish Awareness Movement
Birthright
Contact Birthright to find out how to participate with other schools
Arts and Culture
TriTones, Acapella Group

Religious Life

Communal Groups
on campus center
Kosher Food/Meals
Pre-packaged through standard meal plans as well as Hillel’s restaurant. Kosher food available in L.A.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major
Study Aboard in Israel

Colorado

University of Colorado, Boulder

8% Jewish

2,500
Jewish students

31,101
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Buffs Israel Public Affairs Committee
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
In the main campus cafeteria, there is a kosher station that is under the supervision of Rabbi Yisroel Wilhelm of Chabad at CU. It is open for lunch and dinner during the week.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

University of Denver

8% Jewish

450
Jewish students

5,774
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
Judaism, Sustainability, and the Environment Club

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
The University of Denver catering staff will often work with students who are open to a slightly more lenient observance of Kashrut, but because the University does not currently have much access to Kosher food outside of meal provided by Hillel or Chabad, most students come from less observant Jewish households.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Connecticut

University of Connecticut, Storrs

11% Jewish

2,000
Jewish students

18,847
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Jewish Sororities
Towers
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Huskies for Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
The University of Connecticut has Kosher dinning (3 hot meals a day plus Passover) within the meal plan.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor

Wesleyan University

20% Jewish

600
Jewish students

3,000
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Sororities
Bayit
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Jewish Voices For Peace
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Mazel Tones
Other
Sinai Scholars Society

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food is available in the Usdan dining hall for lunch and dinner on weekdays while school is in session. The Bayit has a kosher-style kitchen, which is home to a Shabbat cooking co-op.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Yale University

13% Jewish

800
Jewish students

6,092
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Yale Friends of Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
JStreetU
Perspectives: the Yale Journal on Israel and Palestine (an undergraduate publication)
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Students of Yiddish at Yale
Other
Challah for Hunger

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Hillel
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Students can select a Kosher meal plan through the university. The Lindenbaum Kosher Kitchen is part of the Yale University Dining System. Run by Slifka Dining, the Kosher Kitchen offers Kosher breakfast, lunch, and dinner during the week as well as family-style Shabbat meals and Sunday brunch and dinner. Every other Sunday's brunch is bagels. OU-JLIC; Yale Hillel and Young Israel House at Yale (a group that represents the Orthodox community at Yale) are based in the Joseph Slifka Center for Jewish Life on campus.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Delaware

University of Delaware

12% Jewish

2,250
Jewish students

18,766
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Blue Hens for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Challah for Hunger
Gesher
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Yes; University meal plan-no extra cost;Meals available on shabbat/holidays only.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Florida

Broward College

4% Jewish

1,400
Jewish students

38,978
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Free kosher meals are provided at Hillel's Friday night Shabbat services. Kosher food nearby campus.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered

Florida Atlantic University

6% Jewish

1,500
Jewish students

24,842
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Delta Phi Epsilon (DPhiE)
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
IAC Mishelanu
Owls for Israel
Students Supporting Israel
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
Jewish Student Union
OLAMI (work, volunteer, and internship opportunities connected with Judaism)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Free Kosher dinners are offered at Hillel's Friday night Shabbat services. Kosher food near campus.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Florida International University

7% Jewish

3,500
Jewish students

49,004
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Delta Phi Epsilon (DPhiE)
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
YEHUDI (a Florida organization to create community among Jewish students by providing fellowship trips, events, and learning opportunities)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Once a month Hillel puts together a free kosher Shabbat dinner. Shabbat dinners every Friday night at Chabad are kosher.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor

University of Central Florida

10% Jewish

6,000
Jewish students

59,483
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
YEHUDI (a Florida organization to create community among Jewish students by providing fellowship trips, events, and learning opportunities)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher meals available on Shabbat and holidays.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor

University of Florida

18% Jewish

6,500
Jewish students

35,400
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Onward Israel
Gators for Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Kulanu
Masorti
Other Israel Related Clubs
SJP
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
J-Squad
Bubbe Ross Student Arts Collaborative
Challah for Hunger
Eco Ambassadors
Mazel Tuff
Jewish Student Union

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Hillel
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Available on Campus

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of Miami

18% Jewish

2,000
Jewish students

11,000
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Emet Israel
IAC
Mishlanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
If Not Now
SVP
SJP
Jewish Voice For Peace
J Street
Birthright
Contact Birthright to find out how to participate with other schools

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Meals available on Shabbat and holidays Kosher restaurant at Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Georgia

Emory University

17% Jewish

1,200
Jewish students

7,118
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Jewish Sororities
Emory Bayit
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Emory Students for Israel
EIPAC
IAC Mishelanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students for Justice In Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Chai Tunes Acapella group
Challah for Hunger
Meor

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Eleven meals per week are brought in by a local kosher caterer and available in the main cafeteria, and kosher sandwiches are available for sale at four locations on campus. There is also a nearby 24-hour grocery store that has a large kosher section, accessible via regular free shuttle service. Chabad at Emory offers a free weekly Kosher BBQ and Friday night dinner and the only Shabbat day lunch (preceded by services) offered on campus every week.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Georgia Tech

4% Jewish

600
Jewish students

15,500
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Yellow Jackets for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Jews for Justice
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
No formal dining plan but kosher items available on campus

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of Georgia

3% Jewish

900
Jewish students

29,848
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Dawgs for Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Students Supporting Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
The university provides pre-made frozen kosher meals in one of the dining halls, with a microwave dedicated for Kosher use. There are also many programs during the week that have a kosher food component to them.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered
Study Aboard in Israel

Hawaii

University of Hawaii at Manoa

0% Jewish

35
Jewish students

12,631
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
While not yet providing regular services and Shabbat dinners, the Hillel has a close relationship with the Jewish community in the surrounding area and connects students with that community.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered

Illinois

University of Chicago

12% Jewish

800
Jewish students

6,734
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
University of Chicago Alliance with Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Rhythm & Jews Acapella group

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
All dining halls have kosher lunch and dinner. Chabad also has Cafe Shira every Monday and Wednesday. OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

10% Jewish

3,250
Jewish students

33,932
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Jewish Sororities
Bromley Hall, Allen Hall
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Illini Public Affairs Committee - IlliniPAC, SSI
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Saturday morning services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher Dining is available at Allen Hall dormitory. Hillel offers kosher hot lunches for sale during weekdays and free meals on Shabbat (Dinner, Lunch, 3rd Meal). Kosher breakfasts are available for free following the daily morning Minyan. Kosher groceries (frozen meat,dry goods etc...) are available in the local markets or through Hillel's caterer. There are two additional Kosher restaurant in town. OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Indiana

Indiana University

11% Jewish

4,500
Jewish students

39,184
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Hoosiers for Israel
Indiana Israel Public Affairs Committee
Students Supporting Israel at Indiana University
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Hooshir

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Only Hillel provides kosher food Free shabbat dinners after services and partial meal plan in conjunction with the University

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Purdue University

1% Jewish

525
Jewish students

35,706
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Israel Council At Purdue
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students for Justice In Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Hillel offers the only kosher kitchen on campus. Hillel has weekly bagel breaks, Shabbat dinner and all holiday meals including a full Passover week meal plan/option.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Kansas

University of Kansas

7% Jewish

1,300
Jewish students

19,074
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
Challah for Hunger

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher meals available on Shabbat and on holidays. A full Kosher concession stand is open at all KU Basketball weekday home games. Various Kosher dinners and lunches available at dining halls and dining locations throughout the week—between 4:30-7:30 on Tuesdays students can use Meal Swipes or pay for a Kosher buffet at Oliver Hall on campus; Kosher dinner is served between 5:00-6:30 at Mrs. E's dining hall; Kosher hot dogs and sandwiches are offered every Monday and Tuesday between 11:00-2:00 in the Kansas Union.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Kentucky

University of Kentucky

1% Jewish

250
Jewish students

22,236
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor

Louisiana

Tulane University

40% Jewish

2,815
Jewish students

6,968
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Other Israel Related Clubs
Tulane Israel Public Affairs Committee
Tulane Israel Campus Engagement
Tulane University of Israel
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Can get through university meal plan, costs extra; also kosher shabbat meals through the Chabad.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Maine

Bowdoin College

9% Jewish

165
Jewish students

1,835
Total undergrads

Community Life

Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
There is a kosher kitchen in the multicultural house that students can gain access to use.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered
Study Aboard in Israel

Colby College

10% Jewish

200
Jewish students

2,003
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food is not offered on the school meal plan, however Hillel occasionally orders meat and regularly offers vegetarian food.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Maryland

Towson University

10% Jewish

2,000
Jewish students

19,619
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Tigers For Israel
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah For Hunger

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Towson University Dining has a dedicated kosher kitchen and dining area located in Newell Dining Hall. The Kosher Korner offers meals prepared by our qualified Mashgiach and is certified by Star K of Baltimore.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

University of Maryland, College Park

19% Jewish

5,800
Jewish students

30,511
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Jewish Sororities
College Park Towers, Terrapin Row
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Avirah
IAC Mishelanu
Israel Fest
Terps for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah for Hunger
Kol Sasson, Kol Ish, Mezumenet, Rak Shalom Acapella Groups
Other
The National Hillel Basketball Tournament is hosted and organized about 30 students who, throughout the year, organize a weekend-long basketball tournament for Jewish college students across North America. Last year approximately 50 schools participated.

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Maryland Hillel provides a full university-recognized kosher meal plan offering three meals a day. OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Massachusetts

Babson College

9% Jewish

220
Jewish students

2,347
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Students Supporting Israel
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Students can select a kosher meal plan through Babson College dining services at no extra cost. This includes a menu of kosher foods at all meals in the dining hall, and there is kosher food for purchase as well. Babson College Hillel offers a kosher Shabbat dinner every Friday night. Wellesley Chabad offers kosher meals every so often on weekdays, holidays, and Shabbat. There are many kosher restaurants and dining options in the surrounding Boston area, accessible by car.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Boston College

2% Jewish

200
Jewish students

9,377
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Eagles for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
The Chabad is a Boston area Chabad that attracts students from many Boston schools.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Boston University

22% Jewish

4,000
Jewish students

18,515
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Boston University Students for Israel,
IAC Mishelanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah for Hunger
Kol Echad Acapella group

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Offered at Fresh Fuel at Granby Commons Take out Kosher through Rhetty To Go. Chabad is one for Greater Boston area and attracts students from many Boston schools

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Brandeis University

33% Jewish

1,900
Jewish students

5,825
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
BIPAC, IAC Mishelanu, TAMID
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Manginah, Ba’note (a capella)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food is available 21 meals a week, served every day in the Sherman Dining Hall and available in the Usdan Student Center. Eruv; OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Harvard University

10% Jewish

700
Jewish students

6,755
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Harvard Israel Initiative
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Palestine Solidarity Committee
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Harvard Krav Maga
The Jewish Theatre Project
Other
Harvard banned single sex fraternities/sororities but has the Aleph.

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food is available through the university meal plan in the “Kosher Corners” in each of the College Houses, as well as through the kosher dining hall inside the Hillel building, which serves dinner Sunday through Friday and lunch on Saturday. There are many other items available in regular dining halls that are certified kosher as well. There is also a kosher station in The Hark at Harvard Law School that is open to all, where one can purchase lunch on weekdays. There is a weekly Kosher hot lunch on Mondays and dinner on Tuesdays at Chabad.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

6% Jewish

250
Jewish students

4,530
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Jewish Sororities
Burton Conner
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
MIT Friends of Israel
MITIPAC
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Techiya

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Available in dining hall on meal plan

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Northeastern University

7% Jewish

1,350
Jewish students

18,359
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Alliance for Israel
Huskies for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students For Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Jewop

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
University meal plan-no extra cost One dinning hall offers a Kosher option. Hillel serves Kosher food for all of its events.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Tufts University

17% Jewish

1,000
Jewish students

5,907
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Jewish Sororities
Bayit House
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Tufts Friends of Israel
The American Israel Alliance
IAC Mishelanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
Jewish Voice for Peace
J Street
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Shir Appeal

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Shabbat and Holidays on university meal plan Kosher kitchen in the Granoff Family Hillel Center Pax et Lox Glatt Kosher Deli in Campus Center

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of Massachusetts, Amherst

8% Jewish

2,000
Jewish students

24,209
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Jewish Sororities
Max Goldberg Jewish Living and Learning Community
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
U Mass Student Alliance for Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel

Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher Food is available in the main dining hall on the meal plan OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Williams College

10% Jewish

200
Jewish students

2,078
Total undergrads

Community Life

Birthright
Contact Birthright to find out how to participate with other schools
Other
The Jewish Religious Center (JRC) is home to the Williams College Jewish Association and Jewish life on campus.

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Kosher Food/Meals
The JRC has a kitchen that is strictly kosher, under the supervision of the Jewish Chaplain. Students use the kitchen to prepare weekly Shabbat dinners and lunches as well as other meals during the year. During Passover, the kitchen is made strictly kosher for Passover, and students are welcome to prepare all their meals during the holiday at the JRC. The JRC hosts Shabbat dinners and has a sanctuary for Shabbat services and High Holiday services.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered

Michigan

Michigan State University, East Lansing

9% Jewish

3,500
Jewish students

39,176
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Spartans for Israel
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Michigan State offers a kosher meal service program at the Kosher Cuisine venue at Wilson Dining Hall, Holmes Dining Hall and Brody Square Dining Hall. Kosher meals are served during the dinner meal period, starting at 4 p.m., Sunday through Thursday of each week. MSU Hillel offers meals on Friday Nights (Shabbat), Sunday brunch once a month and during the week of Passover. Shabbat dinners are free for students.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

16% Jewish

5,000
Jewish students

31,266
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
WolvPAC
Other Israel Related Clubs
Jewish Voice for Peace
J Street
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food in South Quad dining hall on meal plan Sunday-Friday Kosher food available to purchase from Hillel Monday-Thursday Weekday Orthodox services are also offered as well as 4 student led service options on Friday nights including reform, conservative, orthodox and a partnership minyan

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Minnesota

University of Minnesota

4% Jewish

1,400
Jewish students

35,165
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Students Supporting Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi (independent Jewish sorority)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Students can select a kosher meal plan through the university's dining services at no extra cost. Various kosher meals hosted by Hillel and Chabad throughout the year. Supervised-kosher hot meals are available in the student union building.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Missouri

WashU (Washington University in St. Louis)

15% Jewish

1,150
Jewish students

7,700
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
WashU Israel Public Affairs Committee
Washington University Students for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Staam

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
University meal plan-no extra cost; Kosher food available nearby

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

New Hampshire

Dartmouth College

9% Jewish

420
Jewish students

4,459
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Dartmouth Students for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food is available on the meal plan. There is a dining station (Pavillion) under the supervision of Tablet K. It also has kosher food delivered twice per week from Vermont Kosher, which is under Chabad of Vermont supervision. They are available in a few different dining halls. There is one nondenominational synagogue within 10 miles of Dartmouth.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of New Hampshire

0% Jewish

25
Jewish students

12,202
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered

New Jersey

Princeton University

8% Jewish

450
Jewish students

5,428
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Tigers for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah for Hunger
Koleinu Acapella Group
Other
The Center for Jewish Life provides student leaders with project funding up to $1000, mentorship, staff support, and a meaningful cohort experience to create their own projects.

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
A kosher dining hall operates as a regular campus dining hall, and also prepares special meals for Shabbat and holidays. Kosher food is available as part of students’ regular meal plan. On Shabbat and Holidays, a delicious three course meal is served at Chabad. OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Rutgers University – New Brunswick

18% Jewish

6,400
Jewish students

36,158
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Jewish Sororities
17 Mine Street and Chabad House Residence Hall
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
IAC Mishelanu
Scarlet Knights for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Kol Halayla Acapella group
Other
Center for Israel Engagement

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Chabad House has over 400 students signed up for the weekly Kosher dining hall which serves three kosher meals a day, seven days a week, including all three Shabbat meals. OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

New York

Colgate University

10% Jewish

300
Jewish students

2,882
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Gate4Israel
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Blue Diamond Society
Colgate Challah For Hunger

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Colgate Jewish Union (CJU)
Religious Services
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Chabad
Friday night services at CJU
High Holidays at CJU
Shabbat Dinners
Chabad
CJU
Kosher Food/Meals
There is no kosher meal plan but the Saperstein Jewish Center on campus, known as “the Sap” has kosher dairy and meat kitchens and offers a weeklong kosher co-op for Passover.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Columbia University

24% Jewish

1,500
Jewish students

6,200
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Jewish Sororities
Beit Ephraim Food Co-op
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Think Israel
Students Supporting Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
Aryeh
J Street U
Jewish Voice for Peace
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah for Hunger
Pizmon (a capella)
S’madar (a capella)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
University meal plan-no extra cost; Kosher food available nearby OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Cooper Union

6% Jewish

50
Jewish students

857
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip
Other
Tikkun Olam Makers (global humanitarian organization)
Cooper Mincha (daily Mincha services)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Freshmen can request to live in a Kosher dorm room (many students prepare food for themselves in their dorms or apartments). In one of Cooper's cafeterias (Franky's), students can purchase Kosher sandwiches made by Sara's Kitchen. Students can purchase Kosher meals from one of NYU's cafeterias. Chabad and Hillel at NYU offer free meals on Friday nights. Cooper Union students usually join NYU Hillel or Chabad for Shabbat services and meals.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Cornell University

17% Jewish

2,500
Jewish students

15,043
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Jewish Sororities
Cornell Center for Jewish Living
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Cornellians for Israel
Insight: Cornell Hillel’s Educational Program for Leadership and Public Diplomacy for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Jewish Voices for Peace
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
The Chai Notes Acapella Group
Challah for Hunger

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
There is a kosher dining hall which has sit down meals as well as take out options. There is a kosher station at North Star which is particularly convenient for freshmen. OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

CUNY, Brooklyn College

27% Jewish

4,000
Jewish students

14,970
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Bulldogs for Israel
Israel Independence Day Committee
United 4 Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Off the Derech (supports students leaving or question their ultra-Orthodox communities)
Russian Jewish Club

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Since this is a commuter school, there are no meal plans for any students. However, the cafeteria on campus does provide kosher dairy foods for purchase and the Hillel nearby offers kosher meat foods. Hillel provides kosher meals during holidays. OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Ithaca College

17% Jewish

1,000
Jewish students

5,852
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Student Alliance for Israel
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah for Hunger
The Jewish Student Union at Ithaca College

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
University meal plan-no extra cost Kosher Food is provided every day, and is supervised by an Orthodox Mashgiah

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

New York University

14% Jewish

3,750
Jewish students

26,135
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Meor
TorchPAC
Realize Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
Jewish Voice For Peace
J Street U
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Ani V’Ata

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
On university meal plan for no extra cost OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Queens College

24% Jewish

4,000
Jewish students

16,866
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Delta Phi Epsilon (DPhiE)
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Israel Student Association
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Bukharian Cultural Club
Mishelanu (forum for Israeli and Hebrew-speaking American students)
Tizmoret (acapella group)
Other
Jewish Learning Initiative on Campus (JLIC)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
The college offers a Dairy Food Truck outside of the Student Union Mondays-Thursdays. Fresh kosher sushi can be purchased in the Student Union Mondays-Thursdays. Kosher sandwiches, salads, and snacks are available in the Student Union, Cafeteria, Science Building, and the Library. QC Hillel hosts 2-4 free kosher Shabbat dinners per year. There are many kosher restaurants located a 10-15 minutes walk from campus. OU-JLIC; School is closed and there are no classes on Yom Kippur and Rosh Hashanah. Shabbatonim are coordinated by the Hillel Club and include Friday night dinner and services and Saturday morning services, lunch, and programming.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

SUNY at Albany

13% Jewish

1,750
Jewish students

13,200
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Great Danes for Israel
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food is within one of the main dining halls, and very accessible to students.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

SUNY Binghamton

26% Jewish

3,700
Jewish students

14,165
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Delta Phi Epsilon (DPhiE)
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Jewish Sororities
Dickinson, Newing, Hayes
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Bearcats for Israel
Binghamton University Zionist Organization (BUZO)
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Kaskeset (acapella group)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Three kosher meals daily are easily accessible through the Kosher Kitchen, which is under the supervision of the Orthodox Union and run by Sodexo, the catering provider for all on-campus dining establishments and events. There is very limited availability of kosher foods in other dining halls in the form of pre-packaged sandwiches. Chabad runs a kosher pizzeria on Mondays, Thursdays and Saturdays and a deli on Tuesday nights. OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

North Carolina

Elon University

11% Jewish

700
Jewish students

6,100
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
IDEA (Israel Dialogue, Education, and Advocacy)
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
University meal plan-no extra cost; Kosher food available nearby

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Elon University

13% Jewish

800
Jewish students

6,277
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
IDEA: Israel Dialogue, Education, and Advocacy
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Hebrew Club

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Students can select a kosher meal plan through the university's dining services at no extra cost. "Green World" in the Colonnades dining hall provides vegan and vegetarian meals prepared with pots and pans used only for vegan and vegetarian foods, and paper plates and disposable cutlery are available. The kitchen and dining room are not under rabbinic supervision but dining services has collaborated with Hillel staff and Rabbi Geoffrey Claussen to review ingredients, recipes, and food preparation to stay in line with kosher practices. The Sklut Hillel Center has a clear separation between meat and dairy—it's main kitchen is only dairy and the outside grill is used to prepare meat. Students are welcome to prepare meals and eat in the Hillel Center, and Hillel provides free kosher food for students to prepare and eat throughout the year. Chabad offers Friday night dinners every Shabbat.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

5% Jewish

1,000
Jewish students

19,355
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Heals for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
UNC Chapel Hill has its own Jewish sorority, SRL.

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
The Hillel kitchen is kosher (both meat and dairy) and all Shabbat and holiday meals are kosher. Hillel provides kosher-for-Passover lunches and dinners for all of Passover, but doesn’t otherwise offer a meal plan.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Wake Forest University

7% Jewish

350
Jewish students

5,278
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Students Supporting Israel
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor

Ohio

Case Western Reserve University

12% Jewish

630
Jewish students

5,383
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
There’s a kosher meal plan available and the kosher restaurant in the Hillel building is working on getting approved for the meal swipe program. Students can buy kosher food at several locations in Cleveland around 10-20 minute drive from campus.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Miami University (Ohio)

6% Jewish

1,000
Jewish students

17,246
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Students for Israel at Miami
Hawkpac at Miami University
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Dining services works with kosher observant students to enable them to follow their dietary needs.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Oberlin College

23% Jewish

650
Jewish students

2,846
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Sororities
Johnson House (a Jewish Studies program residence)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Oberlin Zionists
Other Israel Related Clubs
JStreetU
Students for a Free Palestine
Jewish Voice for Peace
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
ChALLaH cappella
Other
Jewish Student Union
Oberlin Jews of Color
Queer Jews and Allies

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food options are available via Oberlin Hillel and Chabad at Oberlin. Heritage Kitchen is a kosher dining option, created through a partnership between AVI Kitchen and Chabad at Oberlin. It provides a kosher menu to 400 students per week and is available to all students through the college's dining meal plan. The menu is designed for people who keep kosher but is open to all students. It operates on the same schedule as the dining hall to make sure it is easily accessible for students who keep kosher. Heritage Kitchen is meat/pareve (does not serve dairy).

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Ohio State University

6% Jewish

2,777
Jewish students

46,818
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Buckeyes for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Jewish Voices For Peace
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
MeshugaNotes

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Union Market Passport station offers certified Kosher options daily. Thyme & Change 2.0 offer Kosher Friendly food. Hillel’s kosher restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily at subsidized prices from 9:30am-7:00pm. Friday night Shabbat dinner is free.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Oregon

University of Oregon

8% Jewish

1,600
Jewish students

18,888
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Quackpac
Students Supporting Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Oregon Hillel has separate kosher kitchens (not supervised by a rabbi) and all events hosted at Hillel are kept Kosher. On Pesach, Chabad has Kosher meal plans throughout the week.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Pennsylvania

Bucknell University

8% Jewish

285
Jewish students

3,627
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
The university has outfitted a certified kosher kitchen in the Berelson Center for Jewish Life, supervised by the on-site rabbi. Students use the kitchen to make food for themselves and for other students, including Shabbat dinners. Two kitchens are kashered for Passover, one at the Berelson and another site managed by Dining Services, which offer eight days of kosher-for-Passover catered lunches and dinners, as well as breakfasts and snacks.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Dickinson College

13% Jewish

276
Jewish students

2,133
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Students Supporting Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
The KOVE is the kosher and vegan dining option on campus and is located in the dining hall. It is open Monday through Friday for lunch and Monday through Thursday for dinner. It has been ranked as the best food on campus by students, faculty and staff.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Drexel University

6% Jewish

900
Jewish students

15,346
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Dragons for Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah for Hunger

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Aramark, the campus dining service provider, runs a small kosher grab-and-go-style cafe in the Perelman Center for Jewish Life, serving lunch and dinner four days a week. Hillel provides free kosher Shabbat dinner every week, Shabbat lunch once a month and holiday dinners. Students who keep strictly kosher are also able to opt-in to special “kosher-suites” for their first-year housing, and some students purchase supplemental meal plans at the University of Pennsylvania (located a few blocks away).

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Haverford College

9% Jewish

122
Jewish students

1,314
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Friends of Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
J Street
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Jewish Student Union

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Meals available on shabbat/holidays only; Kosher food available nearby

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Lafayette College

9% Jewish

250
Jewish students

2,662
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Lehigh University

14% Jewish

750
Jewish students

5,178
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Lehigh Friends of Israel
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
Hebrews on the Hill
Office of Jewish Life

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Lehigh does not have a kosher dining plan, but vegetarian and vegan foods are available in all dining services locations. Hillel has a kosher kitchen which serves Shabbat dinner every and is stocked with snacks and drinks. Arrangements can be made to store kosher food in the kitchen for students to prepare on their own.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Muhlenberg College

25% Jewish

575
Jewish students

2,325
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Mules for Israel
IAC Mishelanu
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
University meal plan, no extra cost

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Pennsylvania State University

10% Jewish

4,000
Jewish students

40,836
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
IAC Mishelanu
Students Supporting Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice In Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
Students are encouraged to participate in Penn State Hillel’s Jewish Programming Allocation Committee (JewPAC), an entrepreneurial micro-grant program that allocates funds to students with ideas for Jewish experiences. JewPAC is a student-run initiative devoted to promoting Jewish life across campus by strengthening the community and helping students create their own meaningful experiences.

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food is available on the school meal plan in the East Food District in Findlay Commons.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of Pennsylvania

17% Jewish

1,750
Jewish students

10,019
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Penn Israel Public Affairs Committee
Penn Students Supporting Israel (SSI)
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
The Shabbatones (a capella)

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Available on the meal plan. Kosher food available at Falk Dining Cafe, located in Hillel building Kosher “to go” options can also be found at Houston Market & 1920 Gourmet Grocer using Dining Dollars, PennCash, Cash, and Credit. Gourmet Grocer also stocks a range of kosher grocery items. OU-JLIC

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of Pittsburgh

8% Jewish

1,600
Jewish students

19,600
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Panthers for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Hillelujah (acappella group)
Challah for Hunger
Jewish Greek Life Association
Jewish Student Union

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Available in the main dining hall.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Rhode Island

Brown University

19% Jewish

1,347
Jewish students

7,160
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Brown Students for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
JStreetU
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
The Alef Beats (Acapella group)
Friday Night Jews (pluralistic community and conversation surrounding Judaism, politics, and activism)
Other
Challah for Hunger

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Hillel
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Students can select a Kosher meal plan through the University. There is a separate section in the dining hall for Kosher and Halal food. Shabbat and holiday meals are free and open to anyone in the community at the Brown RISD Hillel.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of Rhode Island

6% Jewish

900
Jewish students

13,970
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Delta Phi Epsilon (DPhiE)
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
There is no Kosher meal plan through the university. Shabbat dinners through Hillel are Kosher and free to all students. Hillel provides Kosher meals during Passover.k

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered
Study Aboard in Israel

South Carolina

College of Charleston

5% Jewish

500
Jewish students

9,600
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Charleston Israel Coalition
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah for Hunger
Jewish Student Ambassadors

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
The kosher dining hall, Marty’s Place, is fully on the meal plan. It is also open to the public, making it a gathering place not only for students, but the local Jewish community as well. Additionally the Jewish Student Union/Hillel serves two kosher dinners a week, Wednesdays and Fridays.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

University of South Carolina

2% Jewish

450
Jewish students

27,502
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Not offered

Tennessee

Vanderbilt University

15% Jewish

1,000
Jewish students

6,880
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Dores for Israel
The David Project
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Grins Kosher/Vegetarian Cafe is located at Vanderbilt Hillel and is on the University meal plan. Holy Smoke's (formerly known as Aryeh's Kitchen) provides meat meals as well.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Texas

Rice University

5% Jewish

200
Jewish students

3,989
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Students Supporting Israel
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Rice has been providing five kosher meals a week from a local eatery for students who are committed to keeping kosher. The students do not have to pay anything extra for this service.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

The University of Texas at Austin

7% Jewish

2,750
Jewish students

40,165
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Texans for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
Sinai Scholars

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Meals available on Shabbat/holidays only

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Vermont

Middlebury College

12% Jewish

300
Jewish students

2,580
Total undergrads

Community Life

Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
There is no kosher food available in the dining services; however there are many vegetarian options which are well-labeled. Hillel maintains an unsupervised Kosher dairy kitchen. There is one non-denominational synagogue within 10 miles

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

University of Vermont

22% Jewish

2,500
Jewish students

11,443
Total undergrads

Community Life

Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Catamounts Supporting Israel
Has a Birthright Trip
Other
UVM Sephardi House

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Included in the UVM meal plan.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Virginia

College of William and Mary

10% Jewish

650
Jewish students

6,256
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Justice in Palestine
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Challah for Hunger

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher food is offered on the school meal plan. The Shenkman Jewish Center has a kosher kitchen that is available to students.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor

University of Richmond

6% Jewish

200
Jewish students

3,161
Total undergrads

Community Life

Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

University of Virginia

6% Jewish

1,000
Jewish students

17,011
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Hoos for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Jewish Voice for Peace
J Street U
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Kosher meals are prepared in Hillel’s kitchen under the supervision of the director, and then taken into dining halls so that they may be purchased through students’ meal plans.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Virginia Tech

7% Jewish

2,000
Jewish students

29,300
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Friends of Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
Students for Peace and Justice and Palestine
Jewish Student Union
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
Yes; Hillel has a kosher dining room welcome to all students and faculty. There is a Kosher cooking club at Chabad.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Minor
Study Aboard in Israel

Washington D.C

George Washington University

24% Jewish

3,000
Jewish students

12,484
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
GW for Israel
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street U
Jewish Voice for Peace
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
All Hillel hosted events are kosher, and two local kosher restaurants are within walking distance of campus (and accept Campus Dining Dollars); there is also a kosher food truck that frequents campus. The two local supermarkets also carry a variety of kosher food, including meats and cheeses.

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid

Georgetown University

6% Jewish

450
Jewish students

7,513
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Georgetown Israel Alliance
Other Israel Related Clubs
J Street
Has a Birthright Trip

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
High Holidays at Hillel
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Kosher Food/Meals
Meals available on shabbat/holidays only;Kosher food available nearby

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major
Study Aboard in Israel

Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin

13% Jewish

4,500
Jewish students

33,456
Total undergrads

Community Life

Jewish Fraternities
Zeta Beta Tau (ZBT)
Alpha Epsilon Pi (AEPi)
Sigma Alpha Mu (SAMMYs)
Jewish Sororities
Sigma Delta Tau (SDT)
Alpha Epsilon Phi (AEPhi)
Jewish Sororities
The Statesider
Pro-Israel Related Clubs
Badgers for Israel
Student Alliance for Israel
Has a Birthright Trip
Arts and Culture
Jewop Acapella Group

Religious Life

Communal Groups
Hillel
Chabad
Religious Services
Friday night services at Hillel
Friday night services at Chabad
Saturday morning services at Chabad
High Holidays at Hillel
High Holidays at Chabad
Shabbat Dinners
Hillel
Chabad
Kosher Food/Meals
There is a cafe at Hillel, and they supply cold sandwiches on campus. JEM - Jewish Experience of Madison

Academic Life

Jewish Studies
Major and Minor
Study Aboard in Israel
Professional Development Clubs
Tamid