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Stories from the Division of Student Affairs at Duke: Impact Stories

Reflecting on the B’nai Mitzvah Program 

Every year, students participate in Jewish Life at Duke's B'nai Mitzvah program, which offers students who did not become b'nai mitzvah as pre-teens to take…

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Aaron Dinin to Deliver Keynote Address at 2024 Duke Jewish Baccalaureate Ceremony

Jewish Life at Duke is delighted to announce that Professor Aaron P Dinin will deliver the 2024 Duke Jewish Baccalaureate Ceremony keynote address.

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Duke Jewish Medical Students Association Established

The Jewish Medical Students Association (JMSA) was officially recognized by the Davison Council, the student government organization for the Duke Doctor of Medicine program, as…

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Repairing the Seas 

Duke Students dove deep into Judaism, plastic pollution, and environmental stewardship on Alternative Spring Break Trip with Jewish Life at Duke

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A Resilient Ramadan

Coming together in times of crisis. It was quiet. As the moon cast a pale glow on the stones of the iconic Duke chapel, the…

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Bringing Shabbat to Forest at Duke: An Intergenerational Connection 

Jewish students from Duke University bring the spirit of Purim and Shabbat to residents of Forest at Duke, fostering intergenerational bonds.

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Cultural Fusion: Exploring the Jewtino Experience at Duke

“Jewtinos at Duke” student affinity group celebrates Jewish and Latino heritage.

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Bridging Cultures: Two Duke Students’ Initiative to Share Jewish Traditions

Amidst a global climate of rising antisemitism, Duke students foster understanding and celebrate diversity through the power of Shabbat.

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Yair Rosenberg Visits Duke, Discusses Antisemitism, Anti-Zionism, the Media, and the Israel-Hamas War

On January 23, 2024 we hosted The Atlantic's award-winning writer Yair Rosenberg at Duke. In a conversation moderated by recent Duke grad Niso Nahmiyas '23,…

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Bring Them Home: An Evening with Hostages’ Families

On January 17, 2024, we welcomed to the Freeman Center family members of two hostages who were taken hostage by Hamas on October 7 and…

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4 Reasons to Apply for Grad/Prof Table Talk

Duke’s Grad/Prof Table Talk program is more than just a meal – it’s a platform for career-enriching conversations between Duke students and faculty. Thanks to the…

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Giving Tuesday: 5 Ways Your Gift Makes a Difference

At Duke, our Division of Student Affairs helps operate every area of campus life outside the classroom — including dining, student health and wellness, our…

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