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Summary

Recent graduate of Binghamton University with a degree in sociology and religious studies, with the goal of becoming a rabbi and "do Judaism" professionally. Strong verbal and written communication skills; proven leadership skills and the ability to work well as part of a team, with experience managing several projects simultaneously. Known for ability to form partnerships to accomplish overall goals. My creativity muscles have been well shaped by working in the summer camping industry.

Work History

2013Present

Masorti on Campus | New York, NY

Co-Founder & Interim Executive Director

Responsible for establishing long-term vision and goals of the organization: devised operational structure and strategic plan; implementing fundraising strategy; developing programming initiatives including those for campus integration and multi-campus projects; overseeing campus and community outreach.

20092015

Camp Ramah in the Berkshires | Englewood, NJ | Wingdale, NY

Communications Coordinator

Guided staff photographers and videographers for content creation and cataloging.
Headed the Digital Arts Group, centralizing the photography, video, and radio education programs. 
Collaborated with the Director of Strategic Initiatives and Communications to craft promotional materials, in both digital and print formats. Maintained social media. 

Special Projects Assistant

Assisted the Director and Associate Director with challenging and crucial projects,
including creation and maintenance of camper and staff databases containing sensitive documentation.
Worked alongside the Operations and Office Managers in administrative role. 

20102013

Chabad Chevra | Hartford, CT

President & CEO

Led the student board and directed general management of the organization, including its $300,000
annual budget. Implemented new long term plan and facilitated all programing and projects.
Acted as the official student representative at university functions.

Communications Director

Spearhead brand development and advertising, website traffic growth and website UI;
initiated new marketing strategies involving expansion into social media. 

Treasurer & Board Member-at-Large

Oversaw financial accounting for the organization, including deficit reduction and audit.
Worked on development of long term vision and goals for the organization; advised and drafted
new organizational structure; developed operations plan; generated ideas for fundraising.

Education

2016

The Jewish Theological Seminary

Fellowship, Talmud and Rabbinic Literature
2016

Binghamton University

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Sociology and Religious Studies

University of Hartford

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.), Judaic Studies (incomplete)
2014

Bergen Community College

Associate of Sciences (A.S.), with Honors | Judith K. Winn School of Honors
2010

Nativ: The College Leadership Program in Israel

Honors & Awards

Shoshana S. Cardin Leadership Award | November 2015

Shoshana S. Cardin established her namesake award, on the occasion of the United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism's centennial in 2013, to recognize an emerging Jewish leader who is making a
difference in strengthening and transforming Jewish life through the lens of Conservative Judaism.

Best Social Media Director, Management Award | January 2015

Intercollegiate Broadcasting System for work on Radio Kol Ramah, Camp Ramah in the Berkshires

Dean's List | Spring & Fall 2013, Spring & Fall 2014

Judith K. Winn School of Honors, Bergen Community College

Interests

History

Podcasts & Radio production

Quidditch

Skiing

Website design

YouTube (video production)