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Jew You Should Know: Sherry Levine

By Alicia Cherem @cherem_a Staff Writer   Sherry Levine somehow manages to do it all: as president of her sorority, head manager of a major club on campus and a part of an honors program, her friends have nicknamed her “superwom...

Jew You Should Know: Daniel Katz

By Lilia Abecassis, for the Mitzpeh, @Lily_Ayy For most fraternity boys, “good sorority relations” means getting invited to different formals every semester. For sophomore Zeta Beta Tau brother Daniel Katz, it means having 4 Panhellenic ...

Jew You Should Know: Akiva Futter

By Jacqueline Hyman, opinion editor, @jacqbh58 When senior computer science major Akiva Futter noticed that most hackathons take place between Friday and Saturday nights, impeding observant Jews from participating, he created JHacks. JHa...

Jew You Should Know: Josh Ashkenazy

By Kirstyn Flood For the Mitzpeh @ThatsSo_Kirstyn Josh Ashkenazy encourages others to “wake up early, jump out of bed like a lion and start the day.” This idea has enabled the Long Island native to live every day anew, accept challenges ...

Jew You Should Know: Joshua Leviton

By Senaya Savir, Staff writer, @SenayaSavir In this year’s SEE Battle of the Bands, senior Joshua Leviton claimed victory, giving him the privilege of performing his biggest show so far opening for artists Jessie J, Logic and the Chainsmo...

Jew You Should Know: Joshua Bloch

By Daniel Chavkin, Staff writer, @dchav96 Everybody has a hobby, but freshman aerospace engineering major Joshua Bloch went one step further. When he is not studying or attending services, Bloch solves Rubik’s Cubes as fast as he can. This ...

Jew You Should Know: Rachel Hochheiser-Schwartz

By Senaya Savir, staff writer, @SenayaSavir Hillel staff welcomed an additional member to their team this past December. Rachel Hochheiser-Schwartz, originally from Potomac, Md., is serving as the new Maryland Hillel leadership consultant....

Jew You Should Know: Ariella Bloomfield

By Jamie Weissman Whenever Manhattan native Ariella Bloomfield is back in New York she visits DOROT, an old age home where she volunteers and delivers food. So, when a friend asked her if she wanted to visit Potomac’s Hebrew Home every ...

Jew You Should Know: Sheila Jelen

                                By Sharadha Kalyanam Aside from teaching Jewish studies and comparative literatu...

Jew You Should Know: Yael Nagar

By Jamie Weissman    It’s not everyday you meet someone who’s traveled around Africa. But for junior economics and government & politics major Yael Nagar, living in Africa was just her fall semester. Nagar, a Potomac resident, ...