Jewish graduate students at U-M have a variety of opportunities to connect and be a part of a thriving Jewish experience in Ann Arbor. Student-led groups represent students of specific professional schools and the Jewish Association of Grad Students (JAGS) is for all grad student regardless of program or course of study. Check out the groups for details and contact information. Questions? Ask Lisa Stella, [email protected], rabbi and Senior Jewish Educator at Hillel and the grad student groups advisor.
Jewish Association of Graduate Students (JAGS)
JAGS sponsors trivia bar nights, coffee meet & greets, Friday night dinners on campus as well as in students’ homes, as well as other special events. Please contact Rav Lisa at [email protected] for more information or to receive email updates.
Jewish Law Students Association (JLSA)
JLSA is a student organization at the University of Michigan Law School that provides a wide variety of religious, social, and cultural programming for the entire student body of the Law School.
Members also have the opportunity to participate in regional and national Jewish law student conferences and events. The best way to keep up to date with current JLSA events is to join our email list. To be added, just email [email protected] .
The JLSA is always looking for programming suggestions. If you’d like to get involved or make a suggestion, you can reach us at [email protected]
Ross Jewish Students Association (RJSA)
RJSA provides social, cultural and networking opportunities for graduate Jewish business students. The club aims to bring its members together with other Jewish graduate students on campus as well as serves as an educational resource for the greater business school community.
School of Public Health Jewish Student Association (SPHJSA)
Provides social events and programs for grad students with an interest in Jewish cultural, spiritual, and religious perspectives on public health. Please contact Arielle Weiss: [email protected] for more information or to receive email updates.
Jewish Medical Student Association (JeMSA)
JeMSA organizes social events and holiday celebrations to promote community among Jewish students in med school.
The Young Adult Division (YAD) of the Ann Arbor Jewish Federation is a group that provides social and volunteer opportunities for young professionals and graduate students in the community. For more information contact Laurie Bloom Gendron at [email protected] or check out YAD on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/groups/30922898520/
J-HUB is a collaborative website that combines graduate student groups at U-M and EMU with community groups from Federation and local synagogues. This site has a central calendar for all organizations to post events that are relevant to young adult Jews in Ann Arbor, and a central forum lets members discuss common interests and plan new events. The site can be found at http://groupspaces.com/JHUB.