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Center for Israel Engagement

Rutgers Hillel Center of Israel Engagement Driven by a core belief that a positive connection to Israel is essential for a strong, healthy Jewish identity, Rutgers Hillel Center for Israel Engagement (RHCIE) seeks to be a model for excellence in Israel engagement, education, and advocacy on campus. RHCIE operates under a specific theory of change:  …

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Community Service

Rutgers Hillel is committed to furthering the Jewish idea of Tikkun Olam or “repair the world.” There is a vibrant community service committee who puts together events each week to help out the local community. Events in the past have included cooking chicken soup for a local hospice, volunteering at a local soup kitchen and …

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Graduate Student Life

With 1,000+ Jewish graduate students at Rutgers, there is a thriving young, Jewish community around New Brunswick. Each group provides different opportunities to meet other Jewish graduate students or young adults in a comfortable setting.

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JAQs

JAQs is a student run group that focuses on the intersectionality of Jewish, Queer, Trans, Ally identities and the challenges that can arise. All are welcome to attend meetings and events regardless of sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religious/spiritual affiliation or no religious/spiritual affiliation, ethnic or racial background, age, or ability.

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Jewish Greek Life

Greek life has existed at Rutgers since 1845, when the University was a men’s only school. Since the time when the school went co-ed in the 1980s, it has grown to include over 20 fraternities and 8 sororities. Historically, some Greek-letter organizations were founded as Jewish organizations because of discrimination towards Jewish students found in …

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Jewish Mentoring Initiative

The Jewish Mentoring Initiative at Rutgers, pairs RU students with  experts in their intended field of work. These Jewish professionals of  New Jersey will act as mentors to guide students to success in the  professional world. During the course of the semester, the group will  meet as a whole three times for food, fun activities, …

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Religious Life

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