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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, ...

Jew You Should Know: Talia Richman

By Amanda Eisenberg Most newspapers don’t publish stories written by a freshman. Most newspapers don’t even hire freshmen. Talia ‘Tali’ Richman, 18, managed to do both. “I feel like I have a lot to prove,” the journalism major ...

Jew You Should Know: Jesse Krantz

By Jamie Weissman Navigating through a big university can be challenging. But between becoming Vice President of his fraternity, joining the Investment Banking club and being inducted into Order of Omega, sophomore finance and biochemistry major ...

Jew You Should Know: Jamie Weissman

By Amanda Eisenberg Jamie Weissman had a clear idea in mind for a new magazine she wanted to start as a freshman. It took the journalism major one year to develop the concept of The Campus Trainer before springing right into action. “My ...

Jew You Should Know: Alli Weiss

By Jamie Weissman Alli Weiss is a girl who knows what she wants. As a junior communications major on the public relations track, Sigma Delta Tau’s Vice President of Philanthropy is devoted to a future working with nonprofit organizations and ...

Jew You Should Know: Danielle Leopold

By Zachary Mellen She had mono her freshman year, but that didn’t stop sophomore Dani Leopold from getting heavily involved in the Jewish community on campus. Leopold is an active member of Koach, the Conservative Judaism organization on ...

Jew You Should Know- Benjy Cannon

By Nora Tarabishi  Sophomore Benjy Cannon first got his nickname from his mother when he was young. “She’s called me ‘Benjy’ as long as I can remember,” recalled Cannon. Cannon, who is a government and politics and philosophy ...