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Jewish Life

DePaul Jewish Life is the umbrella organization for all Jewish student activity on campus.

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Meet The DePaul Jewish Life Staff

Matthew Charnay is the full-time DePaul Jewish Life coordinator. You can email him at mcharnay@depaul.edu.

Other Services & Events

Click here to see DePaul Jewish Life events on OrgSync.

Friday Night Shabbat services and Dinner - First Friday of every month of Fall, Winter and Spring Quarters
6:30 p.m.
Lincoln Park Student Center room 102, Interfaith Sacred Space

Light the candles, make Kiddush and say Hamotzi with DePaul Jewish Life! DePaul Jewish Life hosts a full Shabbat service once a month. After services students are invited to the Jewish Life Center for a free Kosher-style dinner catered by local restaurants.

Jewish Student Groups on Campus

DePaul Jewish Life is where a you can find Jewish Student Religious Organizations such as DePaul Hillel, DePaul Chabad, and JET (Jewish Educational Team), as well as affiliated groups including Students Supporting Israel and AEPi Fraternity.

With opportunities for engagement for all denominations of Judaism, DePaul Jewish Life has something for everyone. We also coordinate with community partners and other Jewish institutions within Chicago to create a dynamic and amazing Jewish experience for our students.

Please LIKE our DePaul Jewish Life Facebook page or find us on Twitter. ​