UMass Amherst Jewish Affairs

Jewish Affairs

Resources for Jewish students, staff and faculty


There are a wide variety of religious, cultural, and academic resources for
Jewish students, staff and faculty at UMass Amherst and the other colleges
in the "Five College Area" (Amherst, Hampshire, Smith, and Mount Holyoke).

Click on any of the following categories for relevant contact information and links...

Congregation B'nai Israel in Northampton

Local Resources:

Jewish Resources at UMass Amherst

Jewish Resources in the Five College Area

Other Resources at UMass Amherst

Local Synagogues


Internet Resources:

Jewish Resources on the Web

World Religions

Race and Ethnicity


Photo: Congregation B'nai Israel, an egalitarian Conservative synagogue in Northampton,
is the area's oldest synagogue, founded in 1905. (Photo by Larry Goldbaum)