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The Complete Guide to Jewish Life on Campus

Answers to all your questions about Judaism at Brandeis. Religious services, internships, trips to Israel, the big Purim party and more.

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Aviva Davis

Aviva Davis '21 writes about intersectionality, battling prejudice, and "continuing to promote essential conversations" about antisemitism and racism.

Emma Lichtenstein

"There was a time when the many ways a person can be Jewish intimidated me," Emma Lichtenstein ’22 writes. But everything changed when she came to Brandeis.

Edward Friedman '22, Matt Shapiro '24 and Reena Zuckerman '23

An Orthodox student community at Hillel enables women to perform a greater role in services.

From left to right: Maya Levisohn, Nathan Ashner and Aviva Weinstein

Three students who traveled to Israel over the summer on Brandeis grants talk about their life-transforming experiences.