Archive: March 2023

Arielle Silvan

Posted on March 28, 2023

Arielle Silvan (she/her) (’19) is from New York City where she attended the public high school, the Beacon School. She grew up in the Reform movement, spending her summers at a socialist Jew-ish summer camp and participating in social justice programs run by the Union for Reform Judaism. Before matriculating, Arielle took a gap year Continue Reading »

Judah Guggenheim

Posted on March 28, 2023

Judah Guggenheim ’19 is from Silver Spring, MD, where he attended Berman Hebrew Academy. While in high school, he was active in his community as a regional leader of Bnei Akiva, a religious Zionist youth movement; and he attended Yeshivat Ma’ale Gilboa in Israel. Judah now attends Princeton University where he serves as a Senate Continue Reading »

Arielle Rivera Korman

Posted on March 28, 2023

Arielle Rivera Korman was a co-founding director and the founding executive director of Ammud Jews of Color Torah Academy. She is currently a Rabbinical student at the Jewish Theological Seminary, and the Climate Music & Spiritual Adaptation Rabbinic Fellow at Dayenu. Arielle graduated from Davidson College with a BA in Languages and Cultures of the Continue Reading »

Ariel Picard

Posted on March 15, 2023

Dr. Ariel Picard is a teacher and research fellow at the Shalom Hartman Institute. Ariel has a PhD in  philosophy from Bar-Ilan University and conducts research in contemporary Jewish law. He is a graduate of Yeshivat Har Etzion and was ordained as a Rabbi by the Israeli Chief Rabbinate. He formerly served as the Rabbi of Continue Reading »

Oz Bin Nun

Posted on March 8, 2023

Oz Bin Nun (Amitei Bronfman ’15) is an emissary of the Jewish Agency (Shalich) in the community and at the University of Madison, Wisconsin. As part of his role, he tries to create a deep dialogue between the Jewish community in the U.S. and Israel, specifically with the Jewish community and the students of UW-Madison. Continue Reading »

Eden Biton

Posted on March 8, 2023

Eden Biton (Amitei Bronfman ’17) was born and raised in Haifa. Before the army, she studied at the Beit Israel Mechina for her gap year, then served as an education commander in a unit that helps soldiers who did not complete high school to finish their academic requirements. After the army, she studied in Beit Continue Reading »

Paz Bendek

Posted on March 8, 2023

Paz Bendek (Amitei Bronfman ‘13) grew up in Shimshit in the Jezreel Valley and now lives in Jerusalem. After completing a year of service at the Israel Association of Community Centers, he joined the military service as a soldier and as a commander at the Intelligence Corps. Today, Paz is a student of History and Continue Reading »

Nurit (Muszkat) Barkan-Bocarsly

Posted on March 8, 2023

Nurit (Muszkat) Barkan-Bocarsly (Amitei Bronfman ’13) was born and raised in Jerusalem, where she lives with her partner Rafi. After serving as an officer in the Education Corps, Nurit studied at Hadar and did Shlichut in Australia. She completed her undergraduate studies in History, Sociology & Anthropology at Hebrew University, and volunteered in the Lissan Continue Reading »

Megan GoldMarche

Posted on December 28, 2022

Rabbi Megan GoldMarche is the Executive Director at Tribe 12, an organization that creates Jewish communities and connections for 20s and 30s in the Philadelphia area. Megan grew up in the Chicago suburbs where she found her voice as a Jewish leader at her Conservative youth group and Reform summer camp. She graduated from the Continue Reading »

Elliot Mamet

Posted on November 9, 2022

Elliot Mamet (’10) is a political scientist serving as an American Political Science Association Congressional Fellow. His research interests include the relationship between democracy and incarceration, and the political legacies of U.S. empire, and his writing on these topics have appeared in journals including Political Theory, American Political Thought, and State Politics & Policy Quarterly. Continue Reading »