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Amherst College

Cadigan Center for Religious Life, AC#2277
Amherst , MA 01002 USA
(413) 542-8270
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  • 1849 Undergrads

  • 0 Graduates

  • 180* (10%)Jewish Undergrads(Percent of Population)

  • 0* (0%)Jewish Graduates(Percent of Population)


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Female/Male %/%
Acceptance Rate%
Out-of-State/Int'l %/%
Greek School
(participation rates)

Jewish Life

Birthright Participation Taglit-Birthright Israel offers a free trip to Israel for students who have never been to Israel on a peer-based trip.
(average # of students)

Alt Break Participation Alternative Breaks are organized, short-term service projects, often involving travel. Student participants are challenged to understand difficult social issues and to explore questions of Judaism and social responsibility while giving of themselves and their time.
# Jewish Studies Courses
Jewish Studies Major or Minor
Study Abroad in Israel
Rabbi/Jewish Educator on Campus
Engagement Internship
Israel Fellow

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