As a 1988 alumna of The Bronfman Fellowship. Laura has been deeply involved with the program over the course of her professional and personal journey. She knows firsthand the transformative power of the Fellowship experience and the unique contributions of this community. Laura is a passionate and dynamic advancement leader with experience in philanthropy, community Continue Reading »
Rafi Ellenson (he/his/him) is a shanah daled student in the Hebrew College Rabbinical School. He works as the Rabbinic Intern at Shir Tikvah in Minneapolis, MN overseeing their conversion program. He also works as a literary translator and is currently translating “the little book of e,” a collection of the poet E. Ethelbert Miller’s haiku. In the Continue Reading »
Daniel Terna is a Brooklyn-based artist working in photography and video. Daniel’s work focuses on family and inherited trauma, blending autobiographical narratives with a tourist’s approach to exploring sites, be they memorials, cities, personal archives, or the body itself. He has exhibited his work in select solo and group shows at the Jewish Museum of Continue Reading »
Emily Bowen Cohen is a writer and visual artist. Her graphic novel, Two Tribes, will be published August 15, 2023 by Heartdrum, a Native-focused imprint at HarperCollins. In 2022,she was the Peleh Foundation and the NeighborhoodBK Artist-in-Residence in Berkeley, CA and Brooklyn, NY. Emily’s background informs her passion for creating complicated Indigenous characters. She is Continue Reading »
Tirtzah Bassel is a visual artist based in Brooklyn. Her figurative paintings and site-responsive installations draw attention to the presumed neutrality of ubiquitous spaces like airports and supermarkets, and Canon in Drag – a series of paintings in the style of iconic artworks – subverts the authority of canonical images through gender flipping and altered Continue Reading »
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 ’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 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 »
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 (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 »
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