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Stories from the Division of Student Affairs at Duke: Students

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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2024 Summer Transition Series

Our Summer Transition Series will help you: SCHEDULE: Additional sessions may be added throughout the summer. Continue to check back for updates. All sessions will…

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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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A Bloody Good Time on Valentine’s with the CSGD

April 8th, 2024 This February, the Center for Sexuality and Gender Diversity (CSGD) at Duke University embarked on a remarkable journey to reimagine Valentine’s Day,…

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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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Celebrating Ramadan 1445 | 2024 at Duke

Learn more about observing Ramadan at Duke. Ramadan Mubarak! Ramadan is one of the most sacred months in the Islamic calendar. Muslims observe Ramadan as…

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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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Spring Break Resources & Things To Do

What’s Open? Dining Dining locations will have abbreviated hours beginning on Saturday, March 9, and some locations will be closed all week. Health & Wellness…

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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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