Jew You Should Know: Melissa Robinson
By Uyen Nguyen
For the Mitzpeh
As someone who didn’t grow up “super religious,” senior neurophysiology and psychology major Melissa Robinson contributed three years of her college career to running Hillel on ...
Jew You Should Know: Devora Jaye
By Senaya Savir
In January 2012, Devora Jaye chose to join the unique team at MEOR, a career choice she claims she didn’t anticipate, but couldn't be happier about.
It all began when Jaye was ...
Jew You Should Know: Sherry Levine
By Alicia Cherem
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.
Jew You Should Know: Josh Ashkenazy
By Kirstyn Flood
For the Mitzpeh
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 ...