American Jewish University

American Jewish University
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Academic and Community Libraries
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Academic and Community Libraries will repurpose space for construction of the Bel and Jack M. Ostrow Academic Library and the Burton Sperber Jewish Community Library that will serve students, academics and the community-at-large.


Founded in 1947, American Jewish University (AJU) provides academic programs to prepare undergraduate, graduate and rabbinic students for leadership roles in the Jewish community.  AJU's Whizin Center for Continuing Education provides educational and cultural programs for adult learners.  Its Brandeis-Bardin campus serves children and families through summer camp, winter camp and year-round family programs.  AJU’s programs serve approximately 13,500 people each year.

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"American Jewish University is grateful for the generous support of The Foundation and the continued partnership we share in building a better community.” -Dr. Robert Wexler, President, American Jewish University