Ten Commandments Fellowship

A unique, in-depth course on the Ten Commandments in the context of Judaism. Tri-Co professors guest teach some classes in this 8 week course.

Lunch ‘n’ Learn

Weekly gatherings at Haverford, Swarthmore, and Bryn Mawr to discuss a theme from the weekly Torah portion and enjoy a kosher lunch of bagels and lox.

Talmud Reading Group

Weekly Talmud study with professors and students.


 Shabbat Dinner

Students come to the Rohr Center every Friday night to celebrate Shabbat in a relaxed family atmosphere and explore this cornerstone of Jewish tradition.

Shabbat Services

Shabbat Services EVERY Friday night – 30 minutes before Shabbat Dinner at 6:30pm.

We also offer monthly Shabbat morning services. Email to be added to Services List.

Holiday Observances

Everything from a model Seder to shish-kabob in the Sukkah. If you can’t go home for the holidays,
it’s the next best thing.


Sports Circle

Students play sports and make crafts on campus with teens with special needs. Partnership with our friends at Philly Friendship Circle.

Loaves of Love

Students bake loaves of challah (from Blumie and Eli’s family recipe) to share with families living in shelters in Philadelphia.


Holocaust Survivor Project

A new program this year. Students meet Holocaust survivors and create multimedia projects to preserve and share their stories.

Birthright Israel Liberal Arts Tour

Students from the Tri-Co and other liberal arts colleges spend 10 days in Israel experiencing history, culture, and the natural beauty of the land. This trip is a gift from Taglit Birthright Israel. Register at our dedicated webpage 

Israel-Themed Shabbat

A special Shabbat dinner each semester. Students enjoy Israeli food and discuss their connection to Israel.

Israel Lecture

Annual lecture on Israeli politics by a respected academic.