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We welcomed over 100 Students to our Open Space SukkahPosted 2014-10-17 by admin

Despite some unpredictable weather, over 100 students came by to eat, chill and play in our Open Space Sukkah on the Quad. The Sukkah is a temporary booth constructed for use during the Jewish festival of Sukkot. This year's Sukkah was designed to...

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268 Students Participate in our Home-Based High Holidays InitiativePosted 2014-10-14 by admin

268 student guests. 18 student hosts. 12 Rosh Hashanah Meals. 8 Yom Kippur Break Fasts. 1 Tashlich. In their dorms and apartments, during Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, UChicago students created a variety of personal, thoughtful and creative ways...

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High Holidays resource roundup!Posted 2014-09-22 by admin

We've been curating and collecting our favorite resources over on Tumblr. With just a few days to go before Rosh Hashanah starts, be sure to check it out!

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jU Alumni Take On Leadership Roles After GraduationPosted 2014-09-04 by admin

Grace Gleason (AB ' 14), who created a unique Jewish yoga community during her time as a Community Building intern, recently became a Leadership Fellow with Mishkan Chicago. Grace credits jU with sparking her interest in emerging forms of Jewish...

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670+ Students Served by jUChicago in 2013-14 Academic YearPosted 2014-06-17 by admin

In our second year on campus, we've made it a priority to gather as much data about the students who engage with jU-supported programs as possible. While numbers aren't the only thing that matters, we were blown away to tally them up at the end of...

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