Through educational and social programming for the entire community, Macalester Jewish Organization (MJO) encourages an understanding of and pride in the Jewish heritage and provides a forum of support for the religious and cultural needs of Jewish members. The Hebrew House is a communal cultural Jewish living experience. It houses 11 students in Section 8 of Kirk Hall and is open to anyone who is interested in learning more about Jewish culture and religion. The Hebrew House provides a center for Jewish cultural activities and learning on campus. It maintains a public Jewish library located in the lounge of Kirk Section 8. House members participate in a variety of learning experiences, which include keeping a Kosher kitchen and celebrating holidays. The House works with MJO to host Shabbat services followed by dinners every other Friday night.