The Office of Student Life is here to enhance and enrich the personal, social, educational, and religious growth of JTS students and to create a welcoming, student-centered environment. The Student Life staff coordinates a wide variety of activities with an emphasis on creating community for students in each of the five JTS schools, including:
Enjoy photos of the 2011 Purim shpiel put on by JTS students:
The Office of Student Life also oversees the work of the Va'ad Gemilut Hasadim: Susan and Jack Rudin Center for Community Outreach and the JTS Israel Va'ad.
In addition, Student Life works closely with student organizations and Jewish Life directors in the JTS Residence Halls to organize Jewish cultural and religious programming.
We invite our students to stop by the Billie Rosenthal Rubinoff Center for Student Life on the second-floor of Unterberg to meet with other students, enjoy a snack, and/or study.
Recent JTS graduate Rabbi Cecelia Beyer talks about the community at JTS: