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Archive: September 2022

Erica Goldman

Posted on September 2, 2022

Erica Goldman has been an engineering linguist, a high school English teacher, and has taught Israeli dancing on four continents (so far!). In 2011, Erica joined the Global Jewish Education department at New Community Jewish (now deToledo) High School in Los Angeles and helped coordinate and implement both their three-week and three-month exchange programs with Continue Reading »

Michael Grailsummer

Posted on June 21, 2022

Michael Grailsummer is a virtuoso violinist, composer, and singer-songwriter who has performed at prestigious festivals in France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Canada, India, and the Caribbean, in addition to countless performances around Israel. In his music, Michael connects distant and diverse musical worlds, such as reggae, Irish folk music, rock, baroque works, French chanson, and Mediterranean Continue Reading »

Hadassa Goldvicht

Posted on June 21, 2022

Hadassa Goldvicht is a video and installation artist living in Jerusalem. She received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design (2004) and her MFA from the School of Visual Arts in New York (2007). Her works have been exhibited in the Jewish Museum, NY; Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisboa; Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice; Zacheta Continue Reading »

Dana Ruttenberg

Posted on June 21, 2022

Dana Ruttenberg is an Israeli born dancer and choreographer. She holds a B.A. in Dance from Columbia University and an MFA in Dance from Hollins University. As artistic director of her NY based dance troupe between 2000-2003, The Red Hill Project, she has created works that showcased at various venues across the US and Canada. Continue Reading »

Daphna Ezrachi

Posted on May 3, 2022

Daphna Ezrachi (Amitei Bronfman ‘05) is a Senior Project Manager at NYC’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development. Upon joining HPD, Daphna completed her Masters in Urban Planning from NYU’s Wagner School of Public Service. Before pivoting to urban planning and housing policy, Daphna was an educator in Jerusalem, where she grew up. Daphna has worked Continue Reading »

Ohad Zohar

Posted on April 14, 2022

Ohad Zohar (Amitei Bronfman 10′) was born and raised in Jerusalem. He studied at Maale-Gilboa Yeshiva and served as an officer in the IDF’s intelligence. Ohad served as Security and Operations Director for the program in the summer of 2019, and as a consular of youth groups in Ramah Israel. Ohad studies Psychology and Art Continue Reading »

Amira Shushan

Posted on April 14, 2022

Amira is an alumna of Amitei Bronfman 2015. She grew up in Efrat, and studied at the Women’s Beit Midrash in Migdal Oz. Amira served in the army as a soldier and commander in the intelligence unit 8200. She currently lives in Jerusalem, and studies music at the “Mizmor” Music school.

Ariel Evan Mayse

Posted on February 3, 2022

Rabbi Dr. Ariel Evan Mayse joined the faculty of Stanford University in 2017 as an assistant professor in the Department of Religious Studies, after previously serving as the Director of Jewish Studies and Visiting Assistant Professor of Modern Jewish Thought at Hebrew College in Newton, Massachusetts, and a research fellow at the Frankel Institute for Advanced Judaic Studies of the Continue Reading »

Dan Libenson

Posted on February 3, 2022

Dan Libenson is the founder and president of Judaism Unbound, a digitally driven, radically open center for Jewish education, experimentation, and connection. Since 2016, he has co-hosted over 300 episodes of the Judaism Unbound Podcast, which have been listened to over 1.5 million times, and he also co-hosts the Oral Talmud videocast. Dan directs and Continue Reading »

Hilary Somorjai

Posted on December 20, 2021

Hilary Caplan Somorjai is Director, West Coast Admissions, at Harvard Business School. She has worked for HBS since 2003. Prior to working for HBS, she worked at Oracle Corporation in the education line of business focusing on strategy and marketing. She currently serves on the Silicon Valley Advisory Council for Common Sense Media and has Continue Reading »

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