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The Klehr Center for Jewish Life is the focal point for Jewish life and programming on campus.

Since opening in 2009, the Klehr Center for Jewish Life has been committed to engaging Jewish students in Jewish activities so that they develop leadership skills, access service learning opportunities, and form and inform their identities as independent Jewish adults who will make an enduring commitment to Jewish life and the world.

The Center houses a variety of programs and services including:

  • Home to F&M Hillel and its many programs.
  • Judaic Studies lectures, discussions and films
  • Jewish Book Reading Group. MORE
  • On-campus interfaith dialogue and the Interfaith Book Club
  • discussions.

The Klehr Center is also the connecting point for Jewish alumni and families of Jewish students, both current, past and future.

Upcoming Events

Join the Klehr Center for Jewish Life Event E-Mail List. 

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  • Weekly Cafes, Shabbat dinners, Shabbat services,   discussions, Torah Talk, social action programs - or just hanging out with your friends -- Hillel is at home in the Klehr Center.

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  • The Klehr Center for Jewish Life Reading Group
  • Join us each month as we discuss a selected reading.  All discussion sessions are open to the public. Discounted copies of the works may be purchased at the F&M Bookstore and F&M students may pick up free copies of each selection at the F&M Bookstore.


F & M Hillel

F&M Hillel student leaders and professionals are dedicated to creating a pluralistic, welcoming, inclusive and fun environment for Jewish college students, where they are encouraged to grow intellectually, spiritually, and socially.

Jewish Alumni Association

The mission of the Jewish Alumni Association (JAA) is to support Jewish Life at the College, Hillel and the Klehr Center for Jewish Life. The JAA also offers opportunities for connecting with other Jewish Alumni at the College, Alumni events and across the globe.