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Hence men must, here and now, “prepare the world for the Kingdom of God”; and it is to this goal that Jewish obedience to the commandments is in due course directed. As a result, we typically work in partnership with other branches of the University, including the Office of Student Leadership Development, the Women's Center, the Office of Fraternity and Sorority Affairs and the Office of Multicultural Affairs, as well as various student organizations.

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