Leadership 2017-2018

Ready to rock your resume, GDubs?  The 2017-2018 school year will bring new and improved opportunities to get involved, build community, and expand your skill set.  Review the job descriptions below and apply away; and don’t be afraid to let us know if you think there’s an opportunity you’d like to take on that isn’t listed.  Applications due Sunday April 2nd.  For more info, contact Emily or Adena.

Not into a full position but still want to hop on board this rocket ship? Check out these collaborative opportunities:

Education Street Team

This ain't your parents' Jewish education anymore! Bring cool, funky, innovative knowledge to the wider campus community.

Greek Life Council

Bring a tidbit of Jewish life to your Greek organization, engage with your chapter in a new way, and bring a fresh perspective to the broader Jewish community.

Shabbat Collab

Envision a Shabbat experience beyond your wildest dreams... and help us get there!

Intramural Team

If ball is life, then let’s. get. chai.
Join the team & rep Hillel on the court.

Shabbat & Holiday Host

Craft a warm, homey Jewish experience to share with roommates & friends (old and new). All in the comfort of your own home!

Don't see what you're looking for?

We're happy to make it for you! Check out the application & indicate you're down to brainstorm with us on leadership opportunities that are right for you.

As noted above, applications are due Sunday April 2nd.  Hillel staff will reach out to uGeW applicants to schedule interviews on a rolling basis.  Those applying for Hillel Exec position will have their applications reviewed, before mid-April, by a nominating committee comprised of students not interested in any position (representing all four current graduation years), along with Hillel staff members.  Selections will be made by mid-April.  An additional reminder: we value your voice and would love to hear your ideas on great potential leaders in our community; open the application form and select ‘I want to nominate someone…’ from the menu.

Meet the 2016-2017 JSA Board

The Jewish Student Association is the overarching body for all things Jewish at GW.  Recognized by the university as one of the largest student orgs on campus, they represent the 3000+ Jewish undergrads on campus seeking their own niche within Jewish life.  Many committees make up the JSA, with each creating unique programming and opportunities to reach a wide array of populations.
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Jenna Friedberg

President

Hi y’all! I’m Jenna, a senior majoring in American Studies and minoring in Russian Language and Literature. I was born in the South but grew up in Massachusetts. In addition to Hillel I am active in my sorority and on the board of GW’s student-run record label, Searcher Records. I’m incredibly excited to be serving the Jewish community this year and I look forward to everything we accomplish. Please reach out with questions and suggestions– we can discuss over coffee, it’s on me!

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Yonah Bromberg-Gaber

Executive Vice President

My name is Yonah Bromberg Gaber and I’m excited to serve the GW Jewish community! I’m a sophomore Philosophy major from Pennsylvania with a minor in Geographical Information Systems. In addition to JSA, I’m the Graphics Editor at the GW Hatchet. In my spare time I love long walks on the mall, taking dozens of books out of the library, writing poetry with the Speakers of the House: GW Spoken Word Collective, and cooking colorful, gourmet food. I’d love to talk to you about anything Jewish, or even just about yourself, so let’s get Chai Lattes together!

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Zack Toland

Shabbat & Holidays Chair

Hey all!  My name is Zack Toland and I’m a senior from Allentown, Pennsylvania majoring in History with dual minors in Political Science and Creative Writing.  Outside of Hillel, you can probably find me dabbling in all sorts of other organizations on campus or enabling my obsession with British comedy.  Hit me up anytime you’d like to talk about Shabbat and Spirituality, or if you just want to exchange movie quotes, or if you just want a free coffee.

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Nolan Hausler

Freshman Engagement Co-Chair

Hey! My name is Nolan Hausler, a sophomore in the School of Media and Public Affairs majoring in Journalism and Mass Communications and minoring in Organizational Sciences. I’m originally from Manalapan, NJ but I love being in DC. I’m also involved in GW STAR and Camp Kesem GW, and can’t wait to see the amazing things the JSA does this year! I’m so excited to welcome the class of 2020 to campus this year. Feel free to reach out to me with any questions and we can grab coffee anytime (it’s on me)!

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Erick Cohen

Freshman Engagement Co-Chair

Hi everyone! I am Erick Cohen, and I am super excited to be a part of JSA as the Freshmen Engagement Co-Chair! I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and grew up in Miami, Florida. Growing up, Jewish life has always been a big part of my identity and has definitely guided me here to GW. I am half sephardic and half ashkenazi Jew. I am an International Affairs and Economics double major at the Elliott School of International Affairs here at GW. I love playing soccer and running for fun. I can’t wait to meet all of you and continue to build on the amazing Jewish community here at GW!

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Lexi Chavin

Programming Chair

Hello! My name is Lexi Chavin and I am a sophomore from Charleston, South Carolina and a sociology major. Here at GW I have found my niche in a variety of places! I am a sister of Kappa Delta Sorority, the director of fundraising for GW dance marathon, a writer for the Odyssey, and a mentor for the WYSE program. Being a proud NFTY alumni, I found Hillel as a warm and welcoming community where I always felt at home on campus. I can’t wait to further my engagement with the GW community and see what Hillel has in store for the next year!

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Emily Robinson

Online Engagement Chair

Hello! My name is Emily Robinson and I’m a sophomore from South Florida, majoring in Political Communication. In addition to my involvement in the amazing JSA, I am also a design assistant at The GW Hatchet. In my spare time, I love exploring new parts of DC, trying new restaurants, and monumenting at all hours of the day! Since coming to campus, Hillel has been my home away from home and I’m so excited to get to share it with you. Find me on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram — posting from my personal account and running GW Hillel’s. Let’s connect, grab coffee, and talk!