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Jewish life at Duke University has evolved significantly during Rebecca Simons’ 10 years on campus. Simons, director for Jewish Life at Duke, said nowadays, the center holds programs for students who connect to Jewish life in different ways, whether they consider themselves Jewish in a religious or cultural sense, if they have Jewish parents, or are interested in the customs and traditions. “It’s about providing an environment and opportunities that allow Jewish students and students who aren’t Jewish to be their authentic selves so they can take advantage of everything Duke has to offer,” Simons said. “They have the opportunity to learn, and everybody should be comfortable regardless of who they are.” [More]

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