Jewish Life on Campus

Muhlenberg offers Jewish students the outsize Jewish life of a large university in the intimate environment of a traditional Liberal Arts college. This combination is incredibly unique and it’s what makes Muhlenberg such a tremendous option for Jewish students and observant students. In addition, to the resources provided on campus, Muhlenberg benefits from being situated in the heart of Jewish Allentown, with the orthodox and Reform synagogues, JCC and Jewish Day School all in short walking distance.

Muhlenberg Jewish Life Resources on Campus

  • Muhlenberg Hillel
    • Staffed by our Director, Assistant Director and Israel Fellow as well as a team of student workers, interns and our fabulous student board.
    • There is weekly singing-filled Reform and Conservative services and a scrumptious Friday night dinner to follow.
    • There is tons of student-driven programming each week - see our calendar for more details!

  • The Leffell Center for Jewish Student Life
    • Renovated in February 2011, the Leffell Center includes a Shabbat Dining Room with seating for over 300, a dedicated sanctuary, a beit midrash and library, an institutional kitchen, student and staff office space, and a student-designated lounge.