: The CJL's productions aim to accommodate Jewish religious observances. Students of all faiths and backgrounds are encouraged to audition and participate. Contact Rachel Newman
, literally meaning “connection” in Hebrew, is the Reform Jewish community at Princeton. The major weekly event is the student-led Friday night service in which all members come together for prayer and song. Contact: Maya Wahrman
is Princeton's student-run Conservative Jewish minyan. Koach holds traditional, egalitarian services on Friday nights and holidays. Community-led Conservative services are also available at the CJL on Saturday mornings. Contact: Gabe Baraban
("Our Voice”) is Princeton's co-ed Jewish a cappella singing group. Koleinu sings a variety of music, both in Hebrew and in English, ranging from traditional Hebrew prayers to modern Israeli hits, and everything in between. Contact: Molly Fisch-Friedman
is dedicated to fostering a LGBTQ Jewish community on campus. While there are many LGBTQ groups and Jewish groups on campus, Jewish LGBTQ students often compartmentalize these aspects of their identities. We aim to bridge this divide. Additionally, we are dedicated to creating a welcoming space for LGBTQ students at the CJL and to making allies at the CJL more visible. All undergraduate and graduate students are welcome, including non-Jews and allies. Contact Lily Gellman
or Yossi Quint
: The Men’s Club meets for Sunday night dinners and provides an opportunity to socialize and interact with other male Jewish undergrads. The Men’s Club also organizes an annual charity poker night.
Muslim-Jewish Dialogue: The Muslim-Jewish Dialogue is a group that seeks to foster a sustained dialogue between Princeton’s Muslim and Jewish communities. They host regular discussions that explore religion and culture within and between Judaism and Islam. The dialogue also includes interfaith religious activities and cultural events, movie screenings, and domestic trips, and they are looking for new ideas as well.
Our mission is to create an egalitarian halachic minyan on campus for Princeton Jews who are attracted to the partnership minyan model. We hope to enrich the Princeton Jewish Community with an inclusive space for less denominational prayer. Contact: Mallika Viswanath
Sharsheret of Princeton University will act to raise awareness for breast and other cancers, educate the campus community to understand their risks of hereditary cancer, and empower them to take action. Sharsheret on Princeton's campus operates in conjunction with Sharsheret, a national not-for-profit organization supporting young Jewish women and their families facing breast cancer. Contact: Samantha Weissman
Tigers for Israel
: Tigers for Israel (TFI) is Princeton’s Israel advocacy group. TFI organizes programs and events that aim to educate and expose the Princeton community to Israel's politics, history, and culture. Through discussions, cultural celebrations, and political action on Israel's behalf, TFI works to acquaint the community with diverse aspects of Israeli life and engage them in discussion about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Contact: Sam Major
is the Orthodox Jewish student group at Princeton. Yavneh holds three minyanim daily as well as various Torah learning opportunities. Yavneh has an excellent and well-stocked Beit Midrash. Additionally, there are various social events throughout the year such as Friday night Onegs, guest speakers, and study breaks. Contact: Michal Wiseman