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Prison Scholars Program: Teaching Jewish Wisdom for a Broken World 

Recently, Georgetown University’s Prison Scholars Program at the DC Jail received a $1 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to expand the program and begin offering bachelor’s degrees. The program is one of the few university programs that … Continue reading

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Finding Community with Jewish Life at Georgetown

Shaun Ho is a sophomore majoring in Regional and Comparative Studies. Before coming to Georgetown, I never imagined I would be involved in any aspect of Jewish life in college. Yet today, the Jewish community is the most important part … Continue reading

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Jewish Life thrilled to welcome Rabbinic Fellow Benjamin Barer to the Hilltop

Ask any senior involved with Jewish Life to reflect on their time at Georgetown, and they will say that the community has grown, Shabbat attendance has quadrupled in size, and programming is gaining more energy and enthusiasm with every year. … Continue reading

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Walls and Inscriptions

Paige Harouse, a Theology and Arabic double major and student worker for the Office of Campus Ministry, is spending her junior year in Amman, Jordan and Jerusalem, Israel. In addition to writing about her experiences abroad for the Campus Ministry … Continue reading

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Finding Nachas at the Jewish Life Retreat

Something we love talking about here at Georgetown is “cura personalis,” or care of the whole person. What exactly does this mean? For some, it refers to self-care: taking time to see friends, eating a well-balanced meal, writing in a … Continue reading

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