Having an ‘Israel Shabbat’ hosted by a pro-Israel club is alienating to Jewish students who don’t support Israeli policies, one student said.
Political Correctness Goes Too Far If It Replaces Truth
Your guide to Jewish life at Princeton - academics, kosher dining, Hillel, Chabad, Israel activities, anti-Semitism and more!
Name: The Jewish Center
Address: 435 Nassau Street, Princeton, NJ 08540
Denominational affiliation: Conservative
Member units (households): 300-500
What percentage of members are older than 50? 65%
How many people attend a regular Shabbat service? 150 people
Length of typical Shabbat morning service? 3 hours
Shabbat dress code: Respectful
Daily services? Wednesday and Sunday morning minyan’s.
Does your synagogue have its own building? If not, where do you meet for services? Yes, we have our own building.
Is there an opportunity to socialize after services? Yes
Language of service: A mix of Hebrew and English.
Is another language offered in the prayer book? Yes
Children’s programming: Yes
Accessibility for people with disabilities: Yes
Are services streamed online? No
Are the rabbi’s sermons available online? No
Percentage of members in interfaith marriages? 20%
Will the rabbi officiate at an interfaith wedding? Will he/she attend one? No, the rabbi will not officiate or attend.
Are there distinct roles for men and women in your synagogue? No, we are fully egalitarian.
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“How we behave is actually much more influenced by what other people think than by our own personal ideas,” Paluck said.
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