The Asbell Center for Jewish Life draws together Jewish students from all denominations.The center sponsors events including High Holiday services, Passover Seders and other religious or cultural gatherings often in collaboration with other organizations on campus.

Learn more about the Judaic Studies Program offered here at Dickinson College.


Graphic that says Dickinson was awarded a 2011 campus of excellence award by the North American chapter of Hillel.

Contact Info

Department Head:
Ted Merwin
Director of the Asbell Center/Associate Professor of Religion & Judaic Studies

Lori Loudon
Administrative Assistant


Located on the 2nd Floor, Asbell Center
Mailing Address

Focus on Faculty - Ted Merwin

Focus on Faculty - Ted Merwin

Ted Merwin, associate professor of Judaic studies and director of the Milton B. Asbell Center for Jewish Life, discusses his new book and memorabilia collection that tell the history of the Jewish deli.