Hi! I’m from Hollywood, Florida. I went to Mcfatter Technical High School where I got my Pharmacy Technician License. I am so happy to be a Judah Fellow for the third year representing the University of Central Florida. Right now I am majoring in Accounting and I am very much looking forward to my third year as a fellow!
Hi my name is Jordyn. I’m from Coral Springs, Florida and I go to the University of Florida. I am majoring in Health Science and minoring in Disabilities in Society. I love to travel, kayak, and try new foods!
Hi everyone! My name is Aaron and I am from Great Neck, NY. This is my second year in the Judah Fellowship program. I am a current sophomore at New York University studying computer and data science. A fun fact about me is that I was a part of NCSY’s 2019-2020 National Board.
Hi everyone! My name is Dahlia Belfer and I’m from Ottawa, Canada. I’m a second year university student at Carleton University majoring in social work with a minor in disability studies. Whenever I get some free time I love to bake (my lemon blubbery scones are some of the best things you’ll ever taste, I promise).
NCSY has had a huge impact on me throughout high school and I am so thrilled to continue to be a part of NCSY in University.
Hi my name is Talia. I go to Ohio State University and I’m studying Special Ed. I went to Bexley High School a couple of years ago. I was born in New York and I have moved all over the place I love to learn Torah, hang out with friends, and be creative (paint, sing, dance, etc).
Hi my name is Nina Bober and I’m from Bergen County New Jersey! I am attending the University of Pittsburgh this fall and am super excited to be a part of NCSY’s Judah Fellowship!! I am majoring in Psychology and in my free time I love to go on walks, workout, and spend time with my friends and family!
Hey I’m Lee, I’m from Fair Lawn New Jersey! I went to fair lawn high school and now I’m going to Ramapo College of New Jersey for Management and Marketing. I love hiking, going out with friends, movies, working out, and of course, Israeli snacks!
Hi y’all! My name is Alex Davidson and I am a sophomore at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas! I am double majoring in Electrical Engineering and Computer science with a minor in Mathematics. I really love playing piano and being able to teach and inspire others. A fun fact is that I’ve played piano on the Las Vegas strip and am learning how to play cello. I am really looking forward to being a part of the Judah Fellowship and being able to continue learning about Judaism!
My name is Matt and I’m going into my Junior year at Arizona State University. I’m studying Management and Entrepreneurship here and I’m originally from Cleveland Ohio. This is my 3rd year on the Judah Fellowship team and I’m excited to see where this year takes us.
Hey I’m Shira! I am from Toronto studying marketing at York U. Biggest coffee enthusiast you’ll ever meet so you already know I’m so excited for coffee meetings!
Hi my name is Max Gelman and I’m from Overland Park Kansas. I just recently graduated from Blue Valley Highschool and was involved in the KC NCSY board. I will continue to grow my Jewish and academic career at the University of Arizona. Some of my hobbies include track, different kinds of art, and listening to music. At the University of Arizona I plan of majoring in Business and hopefully one day doing something in the music field.
Hi! I’m Rachel from Providence, RI. I’m a rising junior at UMD majoring in nutrition on the pre-dental track. A fun fact about me is that during quarantine I started to paint, draw, and make clay earrings and barrettes! (Ask me about my pasta maker:))!
Hi guys! I’m Maya Goldberg from Hollywood FL, I graduated from Ben Gamla Highschool and I’m a freshman at SUNY Binghamton! I plan on majoring in neuroscience (really love the brain). I also love philosophy, piano, musicals, and anything John and Hank green touch!
Shore is a second-year graphic design student at Binghamton University. His favorite concept in design to work with is different kinds of fonts and could spend hours explaining why comic sans and papyrus should be banned from existence. Shore also spent this past year working as a Social Media Director for a Jewish Day Camp in East Berne, NY. A fun fact about Shore is that he loves Marvel movies and spent the first month after his spring semester rewatching the whole MCU!
Hi everybody! My name is Diana and I am from Ottawa, Canada. I was actually born in Buffalo though so I am a dual citizen! I am a 4th year student at Queen’s University, which is located in Kinston, ON. I am majoring in Life Sciences and hoping to go on to med school after I graduate. I love traveling, photography and being active outdoors! And a dream of mine is to one day backpack through Europe with my friends.
Hi, I’m Leeat Goldstein and I’m from Coral Springs, Fl and I go to the University of Florida. I’m majoring in pre-nursing and am open to any career in the medical field. I’m looking forward to making connections with Jewish students on campus and continue to grow!
My name is Shajar. I’m a third year mechanical engineering student at Binghamton University. I eventually want to go into aerospace engineering. I am a really big Marvel fan, have seen all the Avengers movies in theaters. My favorite character is Iron Man (rip) and I am impatiently waiting the new Spider-Man trailer. I also love doing jigsaw puzzles and playing Animal Crossing!
My name is Max and I’m from Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania. I go to school at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia and am a Junior in the Nursing Program! I also swam for 13 years and do that in my free time.
Born and raised in NJ, I now study Biochemical Engineering at Rutgers University. You can spot me around campus at the gym or going to class on my longboard. Feel free to great me with food if you say hi! ?
My name is Dori Jezmir and I’ll be a freshman at the University of Kansas as a business major. I love ballroom dancing, playing guitar and piano, and doing onstage and backstage work in theatre. I’m passionate about improving mental health services and look forward to gaining a deeper understanding through coursework at KU. My parents are first generation immigrants from Russia. My brother and I were born in the US but my parents and two older sisters moved to the United States due to anti-Semitism in 1990, which has fueled my interest in Judaism. I served on the board of the Kansas City Chapter of NCSY for the past four years and was President of our chapter this past year.
My name is Rachel Khusid and I’m from Glen Rock, New Jersey. I am going to be a freshman at University of Maryland this fall and I will be majoring in biology. I love spending time with family and friends and listening to music!
Hi! My name is Isabella Kushner. I am a rising sophomore at the University of Maryland college park studying Civil Engineering with an environmental focus. I love spending time with friends, playing soccer, and being active, especially outdoors. In addition, I love Carnitine being creative, and I’m passionate about being a voice of change and working with others my age to make the world a better place!
My name is Eitan and I am from Fair Lawn NJ, and I am currently attending the University of Delaware. I am a business undeclared major currently and I have no clue what I want to major in yet. I am Israeli and understand all Hebrew and can partially speak it, I have also been there 7 times. Some of my passions include playing basketball and making people around me better.
My name is Zach Schwartz and I am from Dallas Texas. I went to Plano West Senior High School and am currently attending the University of Maryland at College Park. Some of my hobbies include fiction writing, skate boarding, running, building, and going swimming with friends. I do not have a major yet, but I plan on going into the medical field to be a surgeon. Something interesting about me is that I am sixth generation Texan and my grandpa is in the Cowboy Hall of Fame!
Hi! I’m from East Brunswick, NJ but I go to Rutgers University. I used to be a math major but I just switched over to the business school instead. I love to paint and listen to all types of music (recently I started to like country music).
Hi! My name is Sophia Sverdlin and I am from Minneapolis, MN. I graduated from Edina High School and currently attend The University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. I am majoring in Nursing, with a planned minor in Hebrew. I love weight lifting, and listening to music. I am very passionate about Israel and Judaism, and I am very excited to be part of the Judah Fellowship this year.
Hi everyone! My name is Reanna Tsirlin and I am from Beachwood, Ohio. I’m majoring in Psychology. I love to hangout with friends and play lacrosse:)
Tessa Veksler, originally from the Bay Area in California, is a rising sophomore at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB) studying Philosophy (switching to Political Science). In addition to being a Judah fellow, this upcoming year she will be serving as Commissioner of Mental Health for the A.S. Office of the President. During this past year, Tessa took a gap year in Israel and simultaneously studied Judaics at Bar Ilan University while remotely completing her first year at UCSB. During her senior year of high school, Tessa began a National NCSY project called “Hands Against Anti-Semitism” which allowed Jewish communities from around the world to stand in solidarity against anti-semitism. When she is not advocating or studying, Tessa enjoys traveling with her family, reading historical fiction, and seeing or performing in musical theatre shows.
Howdy! My name is Dylan. I am from Lake St. Louis and I attend the University of Missouri. I’m majoring in Business and minoring in French. Some hobbies of mine include fishing, camping, photography, and playing guitar. I love working with others and bringing a fun Jewish environment to the college experience.
My name is Dennis Vink and I am from the wonderful town of Fair Lawn, New Jersey. In high school I was heavily involved with NCSY being part of the regional board and the president of my local NCSY chapter. On top of that I was the president of my school and grade. Now I am going into my sophomore year at Stevens Institue of Technology in Hoboken, NJ and I’m majoring in Quantitative Finance. I love being outdoors and traveling and this summer I backpacked in Alaska for a month straight. I’m super excited to be part of the Judah fellowship and meet some other college kids.
Hi I’m Becca! I’m from Seattle, Washington and currently attending the University of Oregon, where I’m majoring in Sports Business and minoring in Judaic Studies. In my free time, I like to play sports, hike, bike, ski, and spend as much time outside as possible. I’m so excited to be a part of this year’s NCSY Judah Fellowship team!
Hello! My name is Rebecca Yaminian, and I’m from Great Neck, New York. I am double majoring in accounting and finance at Queens College. In my free time, I love to stay active and spend time with family and friends.
I’m from Huntingdon Valley, PA and I’m a senior at Temple University. I’m double majoring in Criminal Justice and Spanish. I love to play guitar and I have a twin who looks nothing like me!