Benjamin M Brenner, AKA Benjaboo, is just your typical junior from Allentown Pennsylvania. He developed his interest for pluralism over his entire life but refined his taste for it when he attended Jack M. Barrack Hebrew Academy, a pluralistic high school. He developed his fashion style while in kindergarten at his local Jewish Day School, and has stuck to it ever since. Classics never go out of style. Being both smart and handsome, he's a triple threat. Trying excruciatingly hard to be unemployable by the time he graduates college, Benjamin has switched his major multiple times, but is currently majoring in political science. While not contemplating something deep and profound, he thoroughly enjoys a nice quite game of Giants football. Since he has none, Ben loves making new friends. Call him, beep him, if you want to reach him, or be his friend, you can reach him at 516-780-4448. He's also a Resident Assistant, an associate justice for the IFC Judicial board, and his fraternities philanthropy chair.
Ilana Forchheimer is a sophomore from Westchester, New York majoring in Human Development with minors in both Education and Judaic Studies. From the very beginning of her Binghamton college experience, Hillel was an immediate home for her. She has served as a member of the FYSH leadership team, and will be co-chairing Bearcats for Israel’s aroma café, as well as serving on the Board of Directors. She could not be more thrilled to serve as Hillel’s Education Chair this upcoming year. Jewish education is what she feels most passionately about. When she “grows up” she aspires to educate and inspire young members of the Jewish community. This upcoming year she hopes to bring exciting educational events to the Hillel community, and she cannot wait to continue being a supporter, lover, and leader of Hillel in the future.
Max Mandel is a sophomore from Los Angeles California studying psychology and is thrilled to be Vice President of Finance for Hillel. In addition to his commitment of Jewish life on campus, Max is Resident Assistance and has a passion working with children and helping those in need. Prior to coming to Binghamton, Max spent a gap year in Israel on the program Nativ where he studied at Hebrew University and volunteered as a first responder with Magen David Adom. After Israel max quickly found a warm and welcoming community at Hillel. Serving on Student Executive Board, Max looks forward to further strengthening the Hillel community.
Yitzhak is originally from a town just north of Boston and is unbelievably happy that he made the schlepp to Binghamton serving as Hillel's Vice President of Public Relations. Yitzhak is Israel sophomore studying chemistry. After spending a year in Israel before arriving to Binghamton University, he was beyond exciting to find such a welcoming Jewish community at Binghamton University and cannot wait to bring as much as possible to continue making Hillel as great as possible. Outside of Public Relations, Yitzhak has been involved on campus in various ways, such as student government and being a member in Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity, and its leadership board. He is always hear to have a conversation, PR related or anything. Extra points if it's literature or plant related.
Carli is a junior from New Rochelle, New York majoring in psychology and minoring in Health and Wellness Studies. Carli has been active in FYSH (First Year Students of Hillel) for the past two years and also acted as an Engagement Fellow under the Engagement Council. She is very exciting to utilize her passion inclusivity to create a warm and welcoming Jewish community in Binghamton. Carli is a proud Binghamton student who cannot wait to show every Bearcat that walks through Hillel's doors that is the place they can call their home-away-from-home and she is thrilled to play a part in that.
Yonatan Hammerman, or Yoni if that’s easier, is a Junior from Rockland County, NY. He is beyond excited to serve as the Vice President of Programming for Hillel for the 2016-2017 academic year. Aside from his work in Hillel, you can find Yoni around campus driving one of the blue busses for the Off Campus College Transport (OCCT). He is also the Treasurer of his fraternity; Alpha Epsilon Pi. Previously, Yoni has had the privilege of serving as Hillel’s Vice President of Finance, the First Year Representative on the Bearcats for Israel Executive Board, the StandWithUs Emerson Fellow for Binghamton University, and as the Co-Chair for Hillel at Binghamton’s annual Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) Celebration. Yoni plans on graduating in the Spring of 2018 with a B.S. in Accounting with a Minor in Israel Studies.