JLF is a 10-week experiential, conversational seminar for students looking to deepen their understanding of Judaism on their own terms.

Benefits of Participating in JLF Include:

  • Meaningful conversations and new ideas

  • Meeting Jewish students on campus with similar backgrounds and interests

  • Snacks and free dinner provided each week

  • $300 stipend granted for regular attendance and participation in one class Shabbat experience

  • Access to Hillel staff educators, student interns, and special events during the year

  • A non-judgmental space for learning and asking questions

The Fall 2019 Topic is: Life's Big Questions, Or How to Get More Out of College

Discussion topics include: Where is home, and what is its purpose? What is the connection between your personal story and communal history? What is the meaning of the Sabbath in modern times? What is a contemporary sexual ethic that is rooted in Jewish tradition but relevant to today's approach to sexuality?


Hillel of Buffalo
Campus Center for Jewish Life
520 Lee Entrance
UB Commons Suite 101B
Amherst, NY 14228

Phone: 716.616.0083


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