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Jew You Should Know: Avital Hirschhorn

By Tori Bergel Staff writer @BergelTori The low hum of conversation fills this university's Hillel. A group of girls sits off to the side, hunched over a round table, speaking animatedly to one another. Sometimes they laugh, sometimes they’re serious, but always the discussion centers on the words of the woman with honey-colored hair.  ...

Jew You Should Know: Emma Weisbaum

By Lauren Hamilton For Mitzpeh @laurenhjour Although Emma Weisbaum originally thought pursuing art in college would be a waste of time, she is now one of less than 20 seniors hand-picked for this university’s honors studio art program. “Why wouldn’t I take advantage of the fact that I could actually study art if I wanted to?” ...

Jews You Should Know: Alan Soclof and Daniel Schopf

By Eugene “Jesse” Nash IV Staff writer @Jessenassh   There are two Jewish students on this campus who may seem like humble sports fanatics on the surface, but few know that they come together once a week to produce a sports podcast featuring big-name interviews. “Jew You Should Know” usually profiles one interesting ...

Jew You Should Know: Aaron Kraiman

By Eugene “Jesse” Nash IV For Mitzpeh @jessenassh   “The Maryland man takes after his purple-haired grandmother,” said Aaron Kraiman. The senior kinesiology major is known around campus for three things: “Maryland, Biking, and Judaism” according to Amir Wertheimer, a junior architecture major. Others know him as a ...

Jew You Should Know: Jonathan Allen

By Daniel Oyefusi For Mitzpeh @DanielOyefusi As a child, Jonathan Allen grew up in Aventura—a suburb roughly 18 miles north of Miami—as the son of a single mother who worked long shifts an hour away from their home. Because of his mother’s work obligations, neighbors and members of his community frequently chipped in to help out, ...

Jew You Should Know: Elisha Galler

By Lily Rozenstauch For Mitzpeh @lilischill15 “Elisha is a natural born leader,” said Chad Simon, a sophomore bioengineering major. Simon is a close friend of Elisha Galler’s as well as the vice president of Kedma. Galler is a junior economics major who dedicates most of his time to his role as president of Kedma, where he oversees ...

Jew You Should Know: Moshe Klein

By Kira Cohen Features editor @Mitzpeh “Maximum invitation, no pressure.” That’s how Moshe Klein said his friends describe him. After moving 11 times as a child, Klein understands the importance of welcoming everyone regardless of background, whether it be through his official involvement on campus or general kindness in his life. ...

Jew You Should Know: David Rosenstein

By Lily Rozenstrauch For Mitzpeh @lilischill15 David Rosenstein, a sophomore pursuing a dual degree in marketing and management, lit up when talking about this university’s positive qualities. In addition to the school’s academics, he said the great amount of student pride drew him in. When he visited the campus for the first ...

Jew You Should Know: Leah Schaperow

By Grace Mottley Features editor @gracemott17 When senior art major Leah Schaperow accidentally walked into the Art and Learning Center for the first time her freshman year, she never pictured it would become such a significant part of her life. Schaperow, who is not heavily involved in the Jewish community at this university, said she ...

Jew You Should Know: Tzvi Glazer

By Haleigh Whisted For the Mitzpeh @Mitzpeh This university is home to Rhode Island native Tzvi Hersch Glazer, a junior government and politics and sociology major who enjoys not only hanging out with friends but also contributing his time and skills to others.   Dana Rodriguez said Glazer has made a difference in students’ lives with a ...