Student Executive

Board

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REBECCA SLAVSKY (She/Her)

President

Rebecca Slavsky is a senior from Long Island, NY majoring in Philosophy, Politics, and Law and double minoring in History and Health and Wellness. Rebecca has been involved with Hillel since her freshman year where she served as the Public Relations Chair for Bearcats for Israel! As a sophomore, Rebecca had the privilege to serve as the Vice President of Bearcats for Israel as well as one of the tri-chairs for Yom Ha’atzmaut. Last year, she had the honor of serving as the Vice President of Programming where she worked to plan many virtual events to engage the Binghamton Jewish community. Hillel has played a huge role in Rebecca’s college experience and she hopes to use those experiences to work with the newly elected leadership as well as with other Jewish organizations in or around Binghamton. When she is not in Hillel, can be seen tap dancing with Binghamton’s tap group Tap That, going to Sugar Lips with friends, or hanging with Jen’s dog Duke.

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BRYANT BERKOWITZ (He/Him)

Executive Vice President

Hi! My name is Bryant and I am a junior from Warwick, NY majoring in History with minors in Spanish and Israel Studies. Last year I served as Vice President of Engagement and I'm looking forward to another incredible year as Executive Vice President. Judaism has always played a huge role in my life, as some of my biggest passions include USY, Camp Ramah in the Berkshires, and of course, Hillel at Binghamton. I am also a member of the Ultimate Frisbee club and a brother of the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity. I’m so excited for an amazing year and can't wait to meet everyone!

LAUREN HOLLANDER (She/Her)

Vice President of Community Engagement

Lauren Hollander is a junior from Pawling, NY currently majoring in Psychology. When Lauren began her college career, she quickly dove into First Year Students of Hillel (FYSH) and participated frequently in Hillel-wide events such as Friday Night Shabbat Dinners. There, she immediately connected with the tight-knit Jewish community on campus. In her sophomore year, Lauren decided to further her involvement in Hillel and continue her passion for Jewish life by having the honor of serving as the Director of FYSH. Now, she is excited to be Hillel's new Vice President of Community Engagement and hopes to continue fostering an engaging, inclusive, accepting, and fun environment for everyone. When Lauren isn't found in Hillel, she's off dancing with her Hip Hop team, working with the Binghamton Aiding Hearts club, volunteering with the Center for Civic Engagement, or just hanging out with her friends. Lauren is thrilled to be working with the team of newly appointed student leaders and is looking forward to a great year!

SARAH MILLER (She/Her)

Vice President of Jewish Life

Sarah (she/her) is a junior from Long Island, NY trying to do a dual degree in Nursing and English, and minor in Education. She loves being a part of Jewish life on campus and has been involved with a variety of subgroups and programs since her freshman year, most recently serving as the Social Activities Director of FYSH (First Year Students of Hillel- ironically it took her until her second year to join!). Even though she is known to live in the Hillel Lounge, outside of Hillel Sarah volunteers with BU Science, is learning how to knit, and is an avid reader! Having had a variety of Jewish experiences in her life, she loves meeting new people and helping them find or create their place within the amazing Hillel community. She cannot wait to say hi to everyone so feel free to reach out with any questions or book recommendations!

SASHA KINSLER (She/Her)

Vice President of Finance

Sasha Kinsler is a senior majoring in Judaic Studies and English, and minoring in Hebrew. She started her Hillel involvement freshman year when she started baking with Challah for Hunger once a week. In her sophomore year, she became the Volunteer Manager and Treasurer of Challah for Hunger. She served for 2 years on the Challah for Hunger Executive Board, before moving up to become the Vice President of Finance for Hillel. She is so excited to serve on the Executive Board and help to cultivate an unforgettable Hillel experience for all students! When Sasha is not working on the financial side of things for Hillel, she is also the President of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi (a Jewish sorority on campus) and is the Lighting Director for Binghamton Sound Stage and Lighting (BSSL).

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DANI AMSTER (Sher/Her)

Vice President of Public Relations

Dani is a junior from Queens, New York majoring in biomedical engineering and minoring in education. She became involved in Hillel during her freshman year by attending Shabbat services and dinner every week. Last year, she had the opportunity to serve as PR Chair for Shabbat and PR/Engagement Chair for Koach. Dani is at her happiest when she's studying on the fourth floor of the library, dancing around at Camp Ramah in Nyack, or hanging with friends at a Hillel event. Outside of Hillel, she can be found designing apparel for her sorority, Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi, or raising money for Relay for Life. Dani is excited to continue her PR efforts with the greater Hillel community and can't wait for the coming year!

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NOA POPKY (She/Her)

Vice President of Programming

Noa is a sophomore majoring in Psychology and minoring in Education and Judaic Studies. She lives in Rockaway, New Jersey but is always willing to talk Canada if you’ll listen. Since starting at Binghamton, she has gotten involved in Hillel and Sigma Alpha Epsilon Pi. She also loves her camp (yay Ramah Canada) and Nativ! She is looking forward to being this years Programming VP and connecting with all the subgroup! You will probably find her in the Hillel Office, at Sugar Lips with Slav, or hanging out with friends.