California

UCLA

8% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

2,500 / 31,568

2,500 Jewish undergraduates which are 8% out 31,568 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Participation
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright Trip
    • 88
  • Tamid
    • Yes
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • AEPi
  • Jewish Sorority
    • Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi
  • 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
    • JMED (premed club for Jewish students specifically)
  • Acapella Group
    • Jewkbox

Religious Life

  • Multiple Rabbis on Campus
  • Jewish dorm – UCLA Bayit
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners offered by Chabad and Hillel
  • Synagogues (within 10 miles)
    • 13 Reform
    • 11 Conservative
    • 25 Orthodox
  • Kosher food – Pre-packaged through standard meal plans as well as Hillel’s restaurant. Kosher food available in L.A.

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Minor
  • Hebrew minor
  • Israel Fellow through the Israel studies center
  • Y&S Nazarian Center for Israel Studies
  • Study Abroad

Connecticut

Wesleyan

21% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

6,000 / 28,983

6,000 Jewish undergraduates which are 21% out 28,983 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Participation
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright Trip
    • 50
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • Jewish Voices for Peace
  • Acapella Group
    • Mazel Tones
  • Other
    • J Street U
    • Sinai Scholars – program run through Chabad

Religious Life

  • Religious services and Friday night dinners at Chabad and Hillel
  • Weekday Orthodox services and 4 student led service options on Friday nights including Reform, Conservative, Orthodox and a partnership minyan.
  • Text based classes are offered throughout the week and Jewish holidays are celebrated the academic year

Kosher Food

  • Kosher food in South Quad dining on meal plan Sunday-Friday
  • Free kosher meals at the Hillel
  • Friday night dinner and through Shabbat
  • Also can buy food from Hillel Monday-Thursday

Rabbi on Campus

Synagogues (within 10 miles)

  • 1 Reform
  • 1 Conservative
  • 1 Orthodox

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Major, Minor and Certificate
  • 45 Jewish Studies Courses
  • Israel Fellow through the Israel studies center
  • Israel Fellow
  • Study Abroad – University sponsored and accepts credit for study abroad in Israel

Florida

University of Florida

18% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

6,500 / 35,405

6,500 Jewish undergraduates which are 18% out 35,405 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Participation
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright Trip
    • 550
  • Tamid
    • Yes
  • Jewish Fraternities
    • AEPhi
    • ZBT
    • ΣAM
  • Jewish Sorority
    • AEPhi
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • Onward Israel
    • Gators for Israel
    • IAC Mishelanu
    • TAMID

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners at Chabad and Hillel
  • Friday night Shabbats, plus holiday
    • reform and conservative services are student-led

Kosher Food

  • meals available on shabbat and holidays
  • kosher food available on campus
  • all local supermarkets sell kosher food

Synagogues (within 10 miles)

  • 1 Reform
  • 1 Conservative
  • 2 Orthodox

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Major and Minor
  • 77 Jewish Studies Courses
  • Study Abroad

University of Miami

University of Miami logo

17% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

2,000 / 11,000

2,000 Jewish undergraduates which are 17% out 11,305 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Participation
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright Trip
    • 87
  • Tamid
    • Yes
  • Jewish Fraternities
    • AEPhi
    • ZBT
    • ΣAM
  • Jewish Sorority
    • SDT
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • Emet Israel
    • IAC
    • Mishlanu
  • Other Israel Related Clubs
    • If Not Now
    • SVP
    • SJP
    • Jewish Voice For Peace
    • J Street U

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners at Chabad and Hillel

Kosher Food

  • meals available on shabbat and holidays
  • kosher restaurant at Braman Miller Center for Jewish Student Life

Synagogues (within 10 miles)

  • 4 Reform
  • 3 Conservative
  • 5 Orthodox

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Major and Minor
  • 77 Jewish Studies Courses
  • Study Abroad

Georgia

Georgia Tech


4% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

600 / 15,500

600 Jewish undergraduates which are 4% out 15,500 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Participation
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright Trip
    • 50
  • Tamid
    • Yes
  • Jewish Fraternities
    • AEPhi
    • ZBT
  • Other Israel Related Clubs
    • At Jewish Business Network
    • Jews for Justice
    • Students for Justice in Palestine

Religious Life

  • Kosher Food – No Kosher meal plan. Shabbat services provide Kosher food. A limited amount of Kosher itemns are available on campus. Off campus grocery stores and restaurants with Kosher options
  • Synagogues – (within 10 Miles)
    • 2 Reform
    • 2 Conservative
    • 6 Orthodox
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners – through Emory University Hillel and the Georgia Tech Chabad

Academic Life

  • Israel Fellow
  • Study Abroad

Indiana

Indiana University


11% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

4,500/ 39,184

4,500 Jewish undergraduates which are 11% out 39,184 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Participation
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright Trip
    • 150
  • Tamid
    • Yes
  • Jewish Fraternities
    • AEPi
    • ΣAM
    • ZBT
  • Jewish Sorority
    • SDT
  • Pro-Israel Related Clubs
    • Hoosiers for Israel
    • Indiana Israel Public Affairs Committee
    • Students Supporting Israel at Indiana University
  • Other Israel Related Clubs
    • J Street U
  • Acapella Group
    • Hooshir
  • Other
    • Chicken Soup Hotline

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners – at Chabad and Hillel
    iuhillel.org
    chabad.sitehost.iu.edu
  • Kosher Food
    • Only Hillel provides kosher food
    • Free shabbat dinners after services and partial meal plan in conjunction with the university
  • Synagogues – (within 10 Miles)
    • 1 Reform

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies
    • Major, Minor and Certificate
  • 60 Jewish Study Courses
  • Study Abroad

Massachusetts

Boston College

2% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

200 / 9,377

200 Jewish undergraduates which are 2% out 9,377 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Participation
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright Trip
    • 13
  • Pro-Israel Related Clubs
    • Eagles for Israel
  • Other Israel Related Clubs
    • Students for Justice in Palestine
    • Jewish Law students Association

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners
    • at Chabad and Hillel through the greater Boston area
  • Kosher Food
    • Kosher food at Hillel and in greater Boston area
    • not offered as part of meal plan
  • Synagogues (within 10 miles)
    • 13 Reform
    • 9 Conservative
    • 8 Orthodox

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Minor
  • 36 Jewish Studies  Courses
  • Study Abroad

Boston University


21% Jewish Students

 

Percentage Jewish Students

4,000 / 18,515

4,000 Jewish undergraduates which are 21% out 18,515 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Developing Leadership for the Jewish Community
  • Tamid Group
  • Jewish Fraternity -Alpha Epsilon Phi, Sigma Delta Tau
  • Pro Israel related clubsBoston University Students for Israel, IAC Mishelanu, TAMID, J Street U
  • Acapella Group – Kol Echad

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners at Chabad and Hillel
  • Kosher food – Always some kosher food available but more consistently on a meal plan

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Minor
  • 38 Jewish Studies  Courses
  • Israel Fellow
  • Study Abroad

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Northeastern University


6% Jewish Students

 

Percentage Jewish Students

800 / 14,000

800 Jewish undergraduates which are 6% out 14,000 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 100
  • Tamid
    • Yes
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • AEPi
  • Jewish Sororities
    • AEPhi,SDT
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • Alliance for Israel
    • Huskies for Israel
    • J Street U
  • Other Israel Related Clubs
    • TAMID
    • Students for Justice in Palestine

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners at Chabad and Hillel
    www.chabadneu.com
    www.northeasternhillel.org
  • Kosher food
    • at the “international Village” on campus
    • Chabad offers free dinner every Friday
    • Shabatt dinner can also be signed-up for a day in advance
    • on some holidays, Kosher food is available only early in the morning

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Major and Minor
  • 46 Jewish Studies  Courses
  • Few programs that give stipends for learning about Israel
  • Study Abroad

Listen to Northeastern student stories:

Tufts University


22% Jewish Students

 

Percentage Jewish Students

1,200 / 5,508

1,200 Jewish undergraduates which are 22% out 5,508 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 52
  • Tamid
    • Yes
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • ZBT
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • TAMID
    • Tufts Friends of Israel
    • The American Israel Alliance
    • IAC Mishelanu
  • Other Israel Related Clubs
    • Jewish Voice For Peace
    • J Street U
  • Acapella Group
    • Shir Appeal

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Jewish Dorm
    • Bayit House
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners
  • Kosher food
    • Shabbat/holidays on university meal plan
    • Kosher kitchen in the Granoff Family Hillel Center and Pax et Lox Glatt Kosher Deli in the campus center
  • Synagogues (within 10 miles)
    • 10 Reform
    • 8 Conservative
    • 9 Orthodox

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Major and Minor
  • Study Abroad

Listen to Tufts University student stories:

Harvard University


12% Jewish Students

 

Percentage Jewish Students

803 / 6,710

803 Jewish undergraduates which are 12% out 6,710 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 60
  • Tamid
    • Yes
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • The Aleph
  • Jewish Sorority
    • The Aleph
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • Harvard Israel Initative
    • Harvard Krav Maga
    • TAMID Group at Harvard
  • Other
    • The Jewish Theatre Project

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners
  • Kosher food
    • available through the university meal plan
  • Synagogues (within 10 miles)
    • 12 Reform
    • 8 Conservative
    • 9 Orthodox

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Major
  • Study Abroad

Williams College


12% Jewish Students

 

Percentage Jewish Students

803 / 6,710

803 Jewish undergraduates which are 12% out 6,710 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

Religious Life

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Major
  • Study Abroad

UMass Amherst


9% Jewish Students

 

Percentage Jewish Students

2,000 / 23,373

2,000 Jewish undergraduates which are 9% out of 23,373 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 104
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • AEPi
    • ZBT
  • Jewish Sorority
    • AEPhi
    • SDT
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • UMass Student Alliance for Israel
    • IAC Mishelanu
  • Other Israel Related Clubs

    • J Street U
  • Other
    • Has OU-JLIC

Religious Life

  • Multiple Rabbis on Campus
  • Jewish Dorm
    • Max Goldberg Jewish Living and Learning Community
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners
  • Kosher food
    • easily accessible in the main dining hall on food plan
  • Synagogues (within 10 miles)
    • 1 Reform
    • 1 Conservative

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Major and Minor
  • 75 Jewish Studies Courses
  • Israel Fellow
  • Study Abroad through the College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


8% Jewish Students

 

Percentage Jewish Students

350 / 4,524

350 Jewish undergraduates which are 8% out of 4,524 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 25
  • Tamid
    • Yes, through business school
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • AEPi
    • ZBT
  • Jewish Sorority
    • AEPhi
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • MIT Friends of Israel
    • MITIPAC
  • Acapella Group

    • Techiya
  • Other
    • Benjamin Netenyahu is an alum

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Jewish Dorm
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners
    • at Chabad and Hillel
      chabadmit.org
      web.mit.edu/activities/hillet
    • Conservative and Orthodox services on Friday nights
    • Orthodox services on Saturday mornings
    • The Reform Chavurah meets once a month
    • The Conservative minyan meets once a semester
  • Kosher food
    • Kosher dining hall on food plan and food accessible in Boston
  • Synagogues (within 10 miles)
    • 11 Reform
    • 8 Conservative
    • 9 Orthodox

Academic Life

  • 1 Jewish Studies Courses
  • Study Abroad

Maine

Bowdoin College


9% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

170 / 1,806

170 Jewish undergraduates which are 9% out 1,806 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 15
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • J Street U

Religious Life

  • Religious services and Friday night dinners – Hillel service on Friday nights
  • Synagogues – (within 10 miles)
    • 1 Reform
  • Kosher Food – Dining halls do not offer a kosher option. There is a kosher kitchen in the multi-cultural house that Hillel keeps locked; a student looking to use it could easily gain access

Academic Life

  • 10 Jewish Studies  Courses
  • Study Abroad

Michigan

University of Michigan

University of Michigan
21% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

6,000 / 28,983

170 Jewish undergraduates which are 9% out 1,806 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 500
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • AEPi
  • Jewish Sorority
    • AEPhi, SDT
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • WolvPAC
    • TAMID
  • Other Israel Related Clubs
    • Jewish Voice For Peace
    • J Street U
  • Other
    • University of Michigan has a chicken soup hotline

Religious Life

  • Religious services and Friday night dinners
  • Weekday Orthodox services and 4 student led service options on Friday nights including Reform, Conservative, Orthodox, and a partnership minyan
    • Text based classes are offered throughout the week and Jewish holidays are celebrated throughout the academic year
  • Synagogues – (within 10 miles)
    • 1 Reform
    • 1 Conservative
    • 1 Orthodox
  • Kosher Food
    • Kosher food in South Quad Dining Hall on meal plan Sunday-Friday
    • Also can buy food from Hillel Monday-Thursday

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies
  • Major, Minor and Certificate
  • 45 Jewish Studies  Courses
  • Israel Fellow
  • Study Abroad
    • University sponsored and accepts credit for study abroad in Israel

New Hampshire

Dartmouth College


10% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

400 / 4,417

400 Jewish undergraduates which are 10% out 4,417 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 25
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • Dartmouth Students for Israel
    • Dartmouth Coalition for Israel-Palestine
    • TAMID

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners – Both the Chabad and the Hillel offer Friday night shabbat dinners:
    dartmouthchabad.com
    dartmouthhillel.org
  • Synagogues – (within 10 miles)
    • 1 Non denominational
  • Kosher Food – Can get through meal plan and have kosher meals delivered twice a week available in dining halls

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Minor
  • Study Abroad

New York

Cornell University


30% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

170 / 1,806

170 Jewish undergraduates which are 9% out 1,806 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 150
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • AEPi
    • Sigma Alpha Mu
    • Zeta Beta Tau
  • Jewish Sorority
    • AEPhi
    • SIgma Delta Tau
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • Cornellians for Israel
    • Insight: Cornell Hillel’s Educational Program for Leadership and Public Diplomacy for Israel
    • TAMID
  • Other Israel Related Clubs
    • SJP
    • Jewish Voice For Peace
  • Acapella Group
    • The Chai Notes

Religious Life

  • Religious services and Friday night dinners – Hillel service on Friday nights
  • Synagogues – (within 10 miles)
    • 1 Reform
  • Kosher Food – Dining halls do not offer a kosher option. There is a kosher kitchen in the multi-cultural house that Hillel keeps locked; a student looking to use it could easily gain access

Academic Life

  • 10 Jewish Studies  Courses
  • Study Abroad

Ohio

Ohio State University

Ohio State University
6% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

2,777 / 45,831

2,777 Jewish undergraduates which are 6% out 1,806 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 20
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • AEPi
    • ΣAM
    • ZBT
  • Jewish Sorority
    • AEPhi
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • Buckeyes for Israel
    • TAMID
  • Other Israel Related Clubs
    • Jewish Voice For Peace
  • Acapella Group
    • MeshugaNotes

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners
  • Synagogues – (within 10 miles)
    • 2 Reform
    • 2 Conservative
    • 3 Orthodox
  • Kosher Food
    • Not on meal plan
    • 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
  • 80 Jewish Studies  Courses
  • Israel Fellow
  • Study Abroad

Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania

University of Pennsylvania
17% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

1,750 / 10,019

1,750 Jewish undergraduates which are 17% out 10,019 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 110
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • AEPi
    • ΣAM
    • ZBT
  • Jewish Sorority
    • SDT
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • Penn Israel Public Affairs Committee
    • Penn Students Supporting Israel (SSI)l
    • TAMID
  • Other Israel Related Clubs
    • J Street U
  • Acapella Group
    • The Shabbatones

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners
  • Synagogues – (within 10 miles)
    • 8 Reform
    • 11 Conservative
    • 7 Orthodox
  • Kosher Food
    • Part of the university meal plan

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Major
  • Study Abroad

University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh
8% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

1,000 / 19,123

1,000 Jewish undergraduates which are 8% out of 19,123 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 155
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • AEPi
    • ΣAM
    • ZBT
  • Jewish Sorority
    • AEPhi
    • SigAEPi
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • Panthers for Israel
    • TAMID

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services

  • Synagogues – (within 10 miles)
    • 4 Reform
    • 2 Conservative
    • 6 Orthodox
  • Kosher Food
    • Available in main dining hall

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Certificate
  • Study Abroad

Vermont

Middlebury College

Middlebury College
14% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

350 / 2,532

350 Jewish undergraduates which are 14% of 2,532 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 15
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • J Street U

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners

    • at Hillel
  • Synagogues – (within 10 miles)
    • 1 Nondenominational
  • Kosher Food
    • Shabbat and holidays only

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Minor
  • 9 Jewish Studies Courses
  • Study Abroad

Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin

University of Wisconsin
13% Jewish Students

Percentage Jewish Students

4000 / 31,710

4000 Jewish undergraduates which are 13% of 31,710 undergrad enrollment in 2020

Community Life

  • Birthright Israel
    • Yes
  • Average size of Birthright trip
    • 260Soo
  • Jewish Fraternity
    • AEPi
    • ΣAM
    • ZBT
  • Jewish Sorority
    • AEPhi
    • SDT
  • Pro-Israel related clubs
    • TAMID
    • Badgers Alliance for Israel
  • Acapella Group
    • Jewop
  • Other
    • There is a Chicken Soup Hotline

Religious Life

  • Rabbi on Campus
  • Religious services and Friday night dinners

  • Jewish Dorm
  • Synagogues – (within 10 miles)
    • 1 Conservative
    • 1 Reform
  • Kosher Food
    • Extra cost, not on meal plan, through Hillel. Hillel runs Adamah Neighborhood Table, a full service cafe. Also, Adamah sells prepackaged kosher meals at multiple university housing locations.
  • Other
    • Another religious group on campus called JEM – Jewish Experience of Madison
      http://jemuw.com/

Academic Life

  • Jewish Studies Minor, Minor and Certificate
  • Israel Fellow
  • 90 Jewish Studies Courses
  • Study Abroad