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Serving Needs

Serving Student Needs

Having a Center for Jewish Life at Drexel would...
  • Offer a comfortable, home-like meeting place where Jewish students and their loved ones can socialize together.
  • Create dedicated space where Jewish students may worship in any of the religion’s major traditions.
  • Increase the availability of Kosher food on campus.
  • Establish a new headquarters for the Hillel chapter at Drexel University.  Read more about Drexel Hillel at  http://drexelhillel.org/

Serving University Needs

Having a Center for Jewish Life at Drexel would...
  • Demonstrate to parents of prospective students that Drexel offers a vibrant place where their sons or daughters can maintain or deepen the connection to their Jewish heritage while a student at the University.
  • Present a welcoming campus location where other religious, cultural and ethnic groups can use space and mingle with the Drexel Jewish community
  • Establish an organizing site for civic engagement that promotes Jewish student involvement in outreach programs benefiting the people of West Philadelphia and the broader region.
  • Inspire Drexel’s Jewish alumni to become re-engaged and introduce their families to Drexel University.

Serving Jewish Community Needs

Having a Center for Jewish Life at Drexel would...
  • Offer a site for information about Drexel-based and approved external programs that offer opportunities for exposure to and engagement with Israel.
  • Present a first-class facility to encourage more Jewish students to explore and become involved in their religious tradition.