Jewish college life growing in Northern Virginia

Schwartz, Eric Hal
May 2013
Washington Jewish Week;5/16/2013, Vol. 49 Issue 20, pB11
The article discusses the growth of engagement opportunities for Jewish students in Virginia, U.S. It mentions about the increasing number of Jewish students at the University of Virginia and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Ross Diamond, the executive director of Hillel at George Mason University, highlights several events for Jewish students including Holocaust education week, b'nai mitzvah program, and Shabbat.


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