Jew You Should Know: Jonathan Allen
By Daniel Oyefusi
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
“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
“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
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
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
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 ...
Jew You Should Know: Perry Bloch
By Alyson Kay
Even though Perry Bloch, the current vice president of the finance committee for the Student Government Association, was curious about the markets growing up, he did not come to this university expecting to major in economics and finance.
“I’ve always had an interest in the markets. My dad was a ...
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 the Shabbos Crew, and one year as Shabbos Crew manager.
Robinson is in charge of planning ...
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 volunteering for a youth group and Rabbi Koretzky called in search of a referral for a Birthright madricha. ...
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 “superwoman.”
Levine recently took on her biggest leadership role yet, becoming president of this ...