Chai Society: Vision Statement
The Chai Society’s mission is to support a flourishing and exciting celebration of Jewish life, culture, faith and learning on the Wagner College campus. It will encourage the development of academic studies and co-curricular activities on Judaism, Jews in American Society, Israel and the Holocaust. It will work to stimulate students to engage in an open community of study and self-discovery that will help them to become passionate, informed Jewish leaders on campus, in their communities and after their time in college.
Holocaust and Hillel programs are sponsored by the Chai Society, Wagner College.
Holocaust Center: Mission Statement
Our mission is to empower future generations in empathy, courage, and ethical decision-making in order to combat anti-Semitism, racism & all forms of prejudice.
Wagner College Hillel Mission Statement:
Wagner College Hillel strives to promote and inspire Jewish students on campus to embrace their identity, culture, and religion while learning, sharing and involving themselves with other students who have different beliefs and backgrounds.
Hillel encourages a safe atmosphere on campus where students can feel welcomed no matter what their religious affiliations are. Hillel aims to impact the Wagner community through open-mindedness, education, and acceptance.
Chai Society: Mission Statement
The mission of the Wagner College Chai Society is to strengthen the ties between Wagner College and the Jewish Community through support of academic studies and co-curricular activities on Judaism, Israel and the Holocaust; to support a vibrant Holocaust Center, Hillel and other programs; and to educate continuing generations on the ramifications of prejudice, anti-Semitism and racism in order to promote openness to all.
Chai Society Advisory Board
Victor and Kim Avis
Dennis and Elaine Bloomfield
Faculty Advisory Committee
Dr. Laura Morowitz, PhD
Dr. Ruta Shah-Gordon, PhD
Dr. Rabbi Abe Unger, PhD
Dr. Lori Weintrob, PhD
Dr. Aleksandra Zagorin, DNT
Campus Rabbi, Center for Spirituality
Associate Professor, Government & Politics Departmentabe.firstname.lastname@example.org Main Hall 3rd floor
Professor/Holocaust Center Director, History Departmentlrweintr@wagner.edu Parker Hall 208
Director of Undergraduate Studies, Associate Professor, Evelyn Spiro School of Nursingaleksandra.email@example.com Evelyn L. Spiro School of Nursing. Campus Hall, Room 314
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Clinical Advisor and Scholar NYU Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing
VP of Internationalization, Intercultural Affair and Campus Life, Campus Lifershahgor@wagner.edu Union 4th Floor
Oversees all campus life offices.