Local Jewish Communities

The local Jewish communities in Winston- Salem and Greensboro, North Carolina show their southern hospitality to our WFU community everyday.  They invite us to all their services and community events.

In addition to all holiday services and celebrations on campus, some students choose the “off-campus” alternatives.   Students are invited to attend all local synagogue services for free – our partners only ask that we tell them we are coming due to security and logistic reasons.

Local Synagogues and Temples

WFU Chabad, Winston-Salem. NC

  • wchabad.org
  • 121 Idlewilde Drive, Winston-Salem, NC
    (Less than 2 miles from campus, walkable)
  • Rabbi Levi or Shaina Gurevitz
  • 336-692-8405, rabbi@nullwchabad.org

Temple Emanuel (Reform), Winston-Salem

201 Oakwood Drive, Winston-Salem, NC 27103
(2.2 miles = 6 minutes from campus)

Beth David Synagogue (Conservative), Greensboro

Local UJA and Federations

Winston-Salem United Jewish Appeal (UJA)

c/o Mike Brenner, 2150 Country Club Road, Suite 222, Winston-Salem, NC 27104

Greensboro Jewish Federation

5509-C West Friendly Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27410

JCC (There are no JCCs in the Triad area)

Contact Us

Jewish Life Office

Dr. Gail Bretan
Associate Chaplain for Jewish Life
The Office of the Chaplain
Wake Forest University
Benson Center 321, PO Box 7204
Winston-Salem, NC 27109
bretangh@wfu.edu
336.758.4056


Hillel

Alan Spicer
Hillel President
spicar17@wfu.edu


AEPi

Josh Sokoloff
AEPi President
sokojh16@wfu.edu


SSI – Students Supporting Israel

Phillip Yurchenko
SSI President
yurcps16@wfu.edu


Jewish Studies

Dr. Barry Trachtenberg
Director, Jewish Studies
B1, Tribble Hall
trachtbc@wfu.edu
336.758.2512


Office of the Chaplain

Peggy Beckman
Administrative Coordinator
8D, Reynolda Hall
beckmapp@wfu.edu
336.758.5210


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