He came to this role after serving 12 years with Johns Hopkins University in varying financial and accounting capacities. Hillel I de Oudere (Hebreeuws: הלל הזקן, Hillel ha-zaqen) (ca. Post-modern society is the society of choice. Olga received her Master’s in Jewish Education from Hebrew Union College, and prior to that lived, worked, and studied in New York, Jerusalem, Moscow & St. Petersburg, as well as Leitchfield, KY. A recent transplant to Pittsburgh, she lives in Squirrel Hill with her two children, Zev and Ruthie. All donations to our organization will be acknowledged with a US IRS tax receipt. Prior to joining Hillel, Batya worked as a financial auditor, a human resources professional and a program evaluation consultant, accumulating a diverse skill set which fits neatly into her current role. Aviva is one of Hillel International’s campus support directors, helping a portfolio of 15 campuses in the Northeast and New England drive excellence on campus. Hillel is represented at more than 550 colleges and communities throughout North America and globally, including 30 communities in the former Soviet Union, nine in Israel, and five in South America. Michael earned his bachelor's degree from CU Boulder and his master's degree in public administration from New York University. Her current role as vice president and managing director of the Schusterman International Center includes oversight of three core administrative teams: Building Operations and Administration, Meetings, Conferences and Events and Schusterman International Center Human Resources. educators so they can create meaningful Jewish experiences for the students whom they engage. was een joods wetgeleerde en afstammeling van koning David.Hij was de stichter van een van de beroemdste joodse leerscholen, de School van Hillel.. Hillel was samen met rabbi Sjammai een van de laatste Zugot ("Paren"), dat wil zeggen hoofden van de rechtbanken van de Farizeeën. If you would like to make a contribution with a foreign credit card or billing address not … In 1997, she began her career with Hillel, serving as the first member of the Information Technology/ Tech Services Department. Adam Lehman was named president and CEO of Hillel International in January 2020, after serving as Hillel International’s interim CEO and chief operating officer. He is a former board member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association and resides in Washington with his husband, Jeff. I hope to work with faculty on campus as well as other student organizations to form coalitions with other under represented groups so that together we can better understand how our experiences are both similar and different in order make our work as effective as possible. I believe all Jews today are Jews by choice, and can leave meaningful, fulfilled lives without being Jewish. Andrew oversees the digital strategy and information technology teams in support of Hillel professionals across the movement. In that capacity, she leads a team managing Measuring Excellence (supporting Hillels to collect and make meaning of their data), HEART: Hillel's Engagement and Relationship Tracking System (supporting Hillels to track their data), as well as Campus Data Services (supporting Hillels in understanding their donor management data). However, this is her second time working for Hillel International, having served at the Bittker Fellow and student leadership development associate after college. As the vice president of talent acquisition for Hillel International, Carrie and her team are responsible for the strategy, recruitment, hiring, best practices and onboarding of Hillel professionals. Rachel implements fundraising strategies and processes that maximize development effectiveness, efficiencies and overall workflow at the SIC and in the field. She earned a bachelor of arts in biology and Jewish and near eastern studies and a master of science in physical therapy from Washington University in St Louis. - ca. I think the world is better off if we get to exercise our values, and act with loving kindness, repairing little and big injustices. During her tenure there, she grew the Hillel from a small program to engagement of approximately 2,000 students and a new board of directors. In his role at Hillel, Jordan supports student leaders on campus, assisting them in the creation of Jewish-inspired programming designed to engage broad and diverse segments of the community. Michael began his career as a Steinhardt JCSC Fellow at UC San Diego, where he later served as program director and was recognized as a Hillel Exemplar of Excellence. Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life (known as Hillel International or Hillel) is the largest Jewish campus organization in the world, working with thousands of college students globally. I hope to work with students to organize social justice programing that is important both to them and the Miami community at large. Jen lives in Ohio with her husband and children. She has worked with Birthright Israel from its inception. She is currently supporting the development of Hillel’s Strategic Implementation Plan, leading the Measuring Excellence Pilot and the Comprehensive Excellence initiative, and manages relationships with many Hillel partners. Rebecca is one of Hillel International’s campus support directors. In 2007, Cheryl created IACT and scaled the initiative nationally to 29 campuses. Recently Olga served as a Regional Fundraiser for OneTable, helping bring Shabbat magic to the homes of young Jews. She lives in New York’s Hudson Valley, where you will catch her running marathons, half marathons and chasing after her daughter, Noa. You can customize anything: from your sneakers to your job, house, partner. She has served as faculty for New Professionals Institute as a field professional and served as team leader for New Directors Institute to train professionals for the field. One way in which Hillel fulfills this mission is by helping incoming freshmen and current college students pay for the cost of college. Emma is thrilled to be joining the FIU Hillel team as the Martha Escoll Springboard Fellow and can't wait to be living it up in Miami! Since its inception in 2015, the talent team has launched Michelle lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband and two daughters. He works with teams focused on educating and engaging Jewish students and broader campus communities on Israel, anti-Semitism and responding to incidents targeting the Jewish and pro-Israel community. Hillel welcomes students of all backgrounds and fosters an enduring commitment to Jewish life, learning and Israel. In this role, she oversees a team responsible for finding, growing and keeping talented Hillel professionals at every local Hillel. Mark oversees Hillel's Campus Climate Initiative, working across the U.S. with Hillel professionals and higher education leaders to ensure a campus environment in which every student can feel comfortable learning about and identifying with Judaism and Israel. Prior to joining Hillel, she spent 11 years working in HR for a large, publicly traded pawnshop chain, most recently as a senior HR business partner, helping to create and implement HR best practices across 500+ stores in the U.S. Amy received a master's degree in human resource management from St. Edwards University and a bachelor's degree in communication studies from the University of Texas at Austin and holds both Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and Professional in Human Resources (PHR) certifications. She has spent the past 23 years in a variety of roles for Hillel in Israel, including as a program professional for the overseas students studying at Hebrew University; mentor and coach for Israeli Hillel professionals; staffing trips to Poland and Eastern Europe, and as a representative of Hillel International in Israel. He partners with local Hillels to help them achieve excellence in all facets of their work and serves as a liaison between them and Hillel’s Schusterman International Center. Doron Elbaz is our Jewish Agency for Israel Fellow. Hillel International Charles and Lynn Schusterman International Center Arthur and Rochelle Belfer Building 800 Eighth Street, NW Washington, DC 20001 She formerly served as vice president for institutional giving and senior advisor for planning at Hillel International, where she oversaw movement wide fundraising efforts for key initiatives across the organization and worked closely with institutional donors to align interests with areas of need. from Columbia Law School and the Columbia University Graduate School of Arts & Sciences. WHY IS A COMMITMENT TO JEWISH LIFE AND LEARNING IMPORTANT TO YOU? Mimi is a member of class #1 of the Wexner Field Fellowship, an professional development program for Jewish professional leaders. Before Hillel, Debbie served congregations as a pulpit rabbi and director of education. While I haven’t worked at Hillel for a while it has always been a big part of my life, an integral part of my identity. Tim joined Hillel in 2005 as vice president of development. Sarah received a M.S.W. Ali is a proud alumna of Florida State University and a Florida native. He also oversees all aspects of Hillel’s communications and media strategy, including media relations, and serves as Hillel’s chief spokesman. and cum laude with a J.D. Among her achievements is leading Hillel’s five-year senior Jewish educator and peer engagement pilot, which pioneered innovative methods to engage more Jewish students. Before coming to Hillel, Mark was special counsel at WilmerHale in Washington, D.C., focusing on higher education issues including free speech, campus protests and academic boycotts. worked in Google.org where she spearheaded initiatives to educate nonprofits on Google tools, and to bring historic archives to the web including the Dead Sea Scrolls and Yad Vashem photo collections. After the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001, she felt a greater need to understand Israel and began devoting her life to Israel and the Jewish people. Rachel lives in Columbus, Ohio and will relocate to the D.C. over the summer with her husband Rabbi Benjamin Berger and their four daughters, Tovah, Avital, Eliana and Nili. He was also a Harry S. Truman Scholar. Michelle is the central shlicha to Hillel International and director of the Israel Fellows Program. As a second initial area of programmatic responsibility, Sara also serves as the interim lead in working with the Hillel International Student Cabinet. Sara also leads and coordinates other cross-organizational operating initiatives designed to increase value and efficiency in supporting the Hillel movement, beginning with an effort to better catalog, measure, market and expand the operating services we offer to the field. I imagine creating a learner who is comfortable enough in their Jewish skin to recognize the value in being Jewish, to deem it worthy of their time, intellect, and soul. After working as a pediatric physical therapist, she continued her education by receiving her masters in Jewish education from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York. This year’s online events provide the U of G community with the important opportunity to reflect on the atrocities of the Holocaust. He spent eight years with America Online, serving as senior Prior to this role, he spent 15 years as the executive director at Kansas University Hillel. From this work, she brought a passion for creating great workplaces, empowering employees, building from customer insights, and inspiring innovation. Jay is one of Hillel International’s campus support directors. Previously, Adam served as the Director of Engagement at Congregation Sha’ar Zahav in San Francisco, Senior Regional Director at NEXT: A Division of Birthright Israel Foundation where he consulted and trained communities across the Western US on how to engage post-college young Jewish adults and as a Program Officer at the Covenant Foundation. Rachel was the first director of the Global Day of Jewish Learning, a day to engage Jewish communities throughout the world in Jewish learning. Mimi joined Hillel as its inaugural CTO after more than six years They have three grown children. From January 25 to 29, Guelph Hillel presents Holocaust Education Week 2020. Adam graduated summa cum laude with a bachelor's degree from Dartmouth College Hillel Academy serves the Tampa Bay area by offering an all-around environment of academic excellence. Prior to joining Hillel International, she spent 16 years as the executive director of Kent State Hillel. Etan Harmelech oversees Hillel International’s marketing and grassroots fundraising campaigns, including all email marketing, direct mail, and digital advertising. I’m passionate about all things Jewish, and most passionate about the students, who without doubt will change the world for better. She is a Zumba instructor and an avid volunteer at her children’s school. He also worked at Hillel’s Schusterman International Center as a campus strategic services associate. She most recently worked at The Ohio State University, creating the fundraising infrastructure for the Wexner Medical Center and then serving as senior strategic adviser for development, where she enabled senior leadership to make strategic data driven decisions across their 31 fundraising units. The cuts were made […] Sara formerly oversaw recruitment, marketing, training and administration for Hillel programs that send thousands of students to Israel, including Birthright Israel, Onward Israel and Masa programming. I'm deleting the last half of the last paragraph. While there, she established the department for diaspora education and traveled to numerous countries, including Switzerland and Hong Kong, to speak at conferences and forums. Debbie has led many Birthright Israel trips and served as staff and faculty at several Reform-affiliated camps. This includes identifying and cultivating prospective members for Hillel’s International Board of Governors. Despite Penn Chavurah's goal of creating a Jewish community outside of Hillel, Falk, Steinig, and Moss-Horwitz said that Penn Hillel staff members have been remarkably supportive of Penn Chavurah. Growing up, Michelle, the daughter of a Jewish mother and a Hispanic father, had very little connection to the Jewish world. After a long hiatus, Rachel returned to Hillel with more than 17 years of experience in the fundraising field. Rabbi Jevin Eagle is excited to leverage his entrepreneurial talent, spiritual depth and passion for Hillel’s mission as the Executive Director of Boston University Hillel. As COO, Adam was Hillel International’s day-to-day organizational director for four years, managing Hillel International’s staff, finances and programs to deliver on the ambitious goals of Hillel’s Drive to Excellence strategic plan. This Hillel is on trajectory of success, who wouldn’t be a part of it? Being part of the Jewish community was also such an important part of my college experience, and something I would love to share with others. Sara’s background has primarily been in international higher education and college admissions. Andrea joined Hillel International in 2019 with over 30 years of experience, including as a consultant providing managed accounting services to non-profit organizations. Adam works as the associate vice president, Hillel Grants at Hillel International, where he oversees the Hillel Talent Grants program focused on recruiting, retaining and training Hillel's 1200 professionals. As part of her career, she has pioneered several initiatives in areas of adult learning, youth, and Israel education and engagement including the Follow Me to Israel Institute, Parents at the Center, a shared society initiative across 8 localities in Israel, Ikkarim, an adult learning initiative for parents of young children, the Boston Haifa Connection, and the Israel Campus Roundtable. By Shira Hanau / JTA With many of its normal activities interrupted because of the coronavirus pandemic, Hillel International, the umbrella organization for centers for Jewish student life on college campuses around the world, has laid off or furloughed 30 positions at its Washington, D.C., headquarters — over 20% of its workforce. Senior leadership at Hillel's Schusterman International Center. Equity Coalition to address sexual harassment and gender discrimination across the Jewish world, and she is leading Hillel’s work to advance women in the workplace. Before joining Hillel, Etan was the director of marketing and membership for PJ Library, helping to provide free Jewish children’s books to more than 500,000 children around the world. A licensed social worker, Carrie is a board member of JPRO and JCC of Central New Jersey. Prior to his work with Jewish non-profit organizations, he spent 10 years at ESPN in production and integrated marketing, cultivating and managing partnerships with clients such as Jaguar, Under Armour and Gatorade. Esther currently works with colleagues, students and educators from all over the Hillel world. So, naturally working both in the Jewish professional world and being able to focus on social justice issues seems like a perfect fit for me, and I cannot wait to get started at FIU! Previous roles include development director at Krieger Schechter Day School and Johns Hopkins Hillel in Baltimore. For media inquiries, email press@hillel.org. Adina was a co-founder of New York University’s dual master’s program in non-profit management and Judaic studies and is a Wexner Graduate Fellow. I have always been so passionate about social justice work specifically around issues of race, gender and sexuality while also understanding that these issues are often intersecting and interdependent. Esther began her Hillel career at the University of Maryland, then at Hillels in Philadelphia before moving to Israel. Amy leads Hillel International’s field-facing human resources team and strategy, providing HR support and resources to Hillel professionals across North America on topics like performance management, compensation, employee engagement and safety, respect and equity. Yavilah will be hosting two sessions available for students and professionals to engage in … Hillel’s ‘Mr. Rabbi Daniel is Hillel International's inaugural chief innovation officer. While at Duke, she worked collaboratively to raise the profile of the university in the Jewish community, increase the Jewish student population and grow the endowment in support of Jewish life on campus. She focuses on formulating future IIE growth strategies, managing the financial trajectory of IIE (which represents more than $7 million in revenue and expense) and stewarding and growing our key partnerships in this area of work. Adam previously served as president and COO of the venture-backed software and data analytics company Lotame Solutions and in the same role with the crowdsourced creative platform GeniusRocket. Batya holds a master’s degree in organizational psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from The Ohio State University. 76 Hillel International reviews. International’ Looks Back on 20 Years of Hillel in the Former Soviet Union In the early 1990s, as the Iron Curtain fell in Europe, Hebrew University of Jerusalem Hillel Director Yossie Goldman noticed something of a trend—Russian Jews were arriving at the university and joining Hillel in droves. I will use my background in social justice to support FIU students in their own social justice interests and help guide them to ensure that these projects are as inclusive and successful as possible. activities. Hillel launches program to train campus staff members Hillel International launches new program to offer training for some 1,000 professionals working for Hillels on U.S. campuses. 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