Prospective Students

Read stories from a few of our alumni

  • Rabbi Michael Schwab

    Rabbi Michael Schwab currently serves as Associate Rabbi of North Suburban Synagogue Beth El in Highland Park, Illinois. He graduated from the Jewish Theological Seminary of America (JTS) in May, 2004...
  • Rachel Gross

    Rachel Gross (Jewish Studies major, January 2013) enjoyed Professor Portnoy's course on the Jewish Graphic Novel so much that she has created a version of it to teach to eighth and ninth graders at Te...
  • Amy Weiss

    Amy Weiss is currently a PhD candidate at New York University, studying American Jewish history, in the joint degree program between the Departments of Hebrew and Judaic Studies and History. She holds...

The Department of Jewish Studies is part of the School of Arts and Sciences

As a Jewish Studies major in the School of Arts and Sciences, you’ll have full access to a liberal arts education that spans 34 programs for undergraduates. You will acquire both the specialized knowledge of the field you choose to study in depth, and broad knowledge of the world from the renowned scholar-teachers at Rutgers. You’ll graduate ready to meet contemporary challenges in your workplace, in your hometown, and in the global community.

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