Student Board Positions
Year/Major: 3rd Year, Industrial Engineering major
Home state: New Jersey
Fun fact: I have traveled to 19 countries
What Hillel means to me: Hillel for me is a community. I come from a very tight-knit Jewish community, and when I came to college I knew I was looking for a similar experience. Hillel definitely gave me that. I know I can walk into the Hillel House at any time of day, whether it be for Shabbat dinner, an event, or just to hang out, and either see familiar faces or meet new ones. Hillel presents so many different platforms for students to explore their Judaism in any way that they want to, and meet amazing people along the way.
Position: The President is the lead point person for outside contact to the student leadership. They focus on outreach for partnerships with other student organizations on campus and supporting the other members of the student leadership. They will also chair the meetings of the student leadership.
Hillel SGA Rep: Maya
Year/major: Third year, Marketing and Experience Design major
Fun fact: I was an extra in the movie The Weather Plan with Nicholas Cage
What Hillel means to me: Hillel is a home away from home where I am able to share my passion for Judaism and Israel with the rest of the community
Marketing Chair: Lauren
Year/major: Second year, Communications major
Home state: New Jersey
Fun fact: I dropped out of high school
What Hillel means to me: Hillel is a place for me to meet new people and maintain my Jewish identity throughout college
Position: The chair and the committee are responsible for social media and marketing campaigns, graphic design, and outreach to the Jewish community on campus. The committee will create and circulate event flyers and will work to compile photos from events
Vice President: Mirah
Year/major: Second Year, Bioengineering Major and Psychology Minor
Home state: Texas
Fun fact: I've been to the highest and lowest elevation bodies of water int he world.
What Hillel means to me: Hillel is a welcoming space, a place of Jewish exploration, and most importantly a community where any and all students (Jewish or not) feel welcome and know that they have a home on campus.
Position: Monitors and allocates program funding for the student committees. They work with staff and the Operations Coordinator to apply for SGA and other outside funding and take minutes at the meetings of the student leadership
Tikkun Olam Chair: Ben
Year/major: First Year/Business Administration and Psychology
Home state: Massachusetts
Fun Fact: I’m a huge Boston sports fan
What Hillel means to me: Hillel means a safe space for people to get together and immediately join a new, welcoming community. It provides an inclusive and fun environment for anyone and everyone.
Position: The chair is responsible for getting students more involved in community service on and off campus and focus creating events with the theme of social action and responsibility
Israel Chair: Avital
Year/Major: Third-year Environmental Science and Media & Screen Studies major
Home State: Pennsylvania, but originally born in Israel!
Fun Fact: I speak four languages: English, Hebrew, Russian, and Dolphin!!
What Hillel means to me: : Hillel is a place for me to retreat to where I can fully be myself and feel safe and proud of my Jewish identity. I found another family in Hillel and I don't know how I would have gotten this far in college without this strong community backing me up.
Position: The chair and the committee are responsible for fostering relationship with Israel and Israel focused events on campus. They focus on creating an open space for interesting and challenging discussions about Israel
Shabbat Chair: Kira
Position: The chair is responsible for planning Shabbat services, maintaining the service space and candle lighting area, creating pluralistic services, and working to incorporate fun themes.
Social Chair: Mark
Year/major: Second year, Computer Engineering and Computer Science major.
Home state: Massachusetts
Fun fact: My Bar Mitzvah reception was at a museum.
What Hillel means to me:
Hillel is a place to center myself after each week. The community at Hillel offers me stability throughout the turbulence of college life. I know that I can trust the people I meet at Hillel to be great friends, mentors, and leaders.
Position: The chair is responsible for planning social events for the community and events to ensure all students feel welcome!
Interfaith Chair: Eric
Year/Major: Freshman/Combined Major of Business Administration and Political Science
Home state: Pennsylvania
Fun Fact: I've lived in five states
What Hillel Means to me: Hillel is not a place where people convene. Hillel is the community which welcomes all who aim to join it. So far, Hillel has offered me connections, friendships, advice, and care as I transitioned to college, a time when I definitely needed it.
Position: The chair is responsible for partnering with interfaith and multi-cultural groups across campus for events and for ensuring that all religious and cultural sects of Judaism feel welcome and represented at Hillel programs
Holidays Chair: Max
Position: The chair is responsible for working with staff to coordinate all holidays and celebrations!
Year/Major: Freshman/BSBA w/ Finance and Entrepreneurship Concentrations & Consulting Minor
Home State: Florida
Fun Fact: I'm originally from Argentina/Chile
What Hillel means to me: Hillel is a community where those who share similar ideas and beliefs but come from different parts of the United States or even the globe can find each other. This welcoming community has offered friendships, advice, and a home feeling during my first semester of college and I am thankful for that.
Haley: Jewish Learning Chair
Position: The chair and the committee are responsible for facilitating Jewish learning events and work to collaborate with the Jewish Student Life Coordinator and other available Jewish learning resources on and near campus
Year/Major: Second Year, Computer Engineering/Computer Science
Home State: Maryland
Fun Fact: I traveled to three European countries by myself over winter break!
What Hillel means to me: Hillel is a place where I’ve been able to continue to grow my Jewish ties during my time at college and build real friendships in a welcoming space.
FORMER BOARD MEMBERS
Fall 2018-Fall 2019 Shabbat Chair: Randy
Year/Major: 3rd Year, Economics Major
Home State: Pennsylvania
Fun Fact: I compose orchestral music as a hobby
What Hillel means to me: Hillel is a place where both my religious and social needs are met. It's an open and supportive community that encourages comradery and collaboration.
Fall 2019 Holiday Chair: Ariel
Year/Major: 2nd-year dual concentrating in Finance and Management with a minor in Argumentative Law.
Home State: New York
Fun Fact: I speak Spanish and French...and English.
What Hillel means to me: I found my home at Hillel. When I first arrived at school, everyone that worked at and attended Hillel was warm and welcoming. Since then, Hillel became part of my normal routine and way for me to practice Judaism in many ways.
Fall 2019 Social Chair: Jonathan
Year/major: Second year, Political Science major with a minor in Economics
Home State: New York
Fun fact: Avid Jeopardy watcher
What Hillel means to you: A Jewish community on campus whose door is always open!
Interfaith Chair spring 2016-fall 2017, fall 2018-fall 2019: Zak
International Affairs, Minors in History/Poli Sci
Home state: Connecticut
Fun fact: Stephen F. Austin, the father of Texas and I went to the same high school
What Hillel means to me: Hillel is a place where I can build my Jewish identity, hang out with friends, and be myself! I love going to the exciting events and enjoy Shabbat dinners with the Jewish community of Northeastern. My favorite Hillel memories include making the interfaith peace bench, visiting the Western Wall, and eating Palestinian chicken in Ramallah
Fall 2019 Jewish Learning Chair: Ryan
Year/major: Second year, Finance major
Home State: Illinois
Fun fact: I have met Paul McCartney
What Hillel means to me: Hillel is a cultural and religious community where all Jewish students can feel at home.
Fall 2019 Israel Chair: Saul
Year/Major: 2nd Year
Computer and Electrical Engineering
Home State: The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
Fun Fact: I used to work in a brewery and I speak Spanish.
What Hillel means to me: Hillel is a place for me where I can connect with other Jewish students in different ways; from sharing a Shabbat dinner, to learning at different events or even just stopping by to chill or study.