Tag: Center for Jewish Life

  • This Week in Princeton History for September 26-October 2

    In this week’s installment of our recurring series, Jewish students set aside a day for volunteering, an alum causes a stir with a political speech, and more. September 27, 1998—The Center for Jewish Life hosts “Mitzvah Day,” sending four groups of students out on local volunteer projects. There is high participation among students, organizers believe, […]

  • Proudly We Can Be Jews: The Jewish Experience at Princeton

    “I never found Princeton a terribly comfortable place in terms of my being a Jew…” –Morton Denn ‘61 In 1993, the Center for Jewish Life (CJL) opened at 70 Washington Ave. The mission of the CJL was to provide a place for all Jews (orthodox, conservative, reform or secular) to eat, worship, and socialize. Although […]

  • This Week in Princeton History for February 23-March 1

    In this week’s installment of our ongoing series bringing you the history of Princeton University and its faculty, students, and alumni, Jewish students get their own space, the campus reels from discovering the true identity of a student, and more. February 23, 1883—The Princetonian calls for coeducation in an editorial that asserts, “The time has […]