Amos Fellows Spring 2014, Fall 2014, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Fall 2011

Amos Summer Fellows 2013, 2012 (NYC) (LA) (Israel), 2011, 2010, 2009

Uri L’Tzedek University Fellows 2009

Amos Fellows Spring 2014

Noa Ben-Simon

Noa is from Chicago and graduated from Ida Crown Jewish Academy.  She spent one year learning in Jerusalem at Midreshet Lindenbaum and is now majoring in biology at Stern College for Women.  Noa has been involved in many different activities including Voices, a Jewish teen philanthropic group through the JUF in Chicago.  Noa is very interested in fitness, and is currently a licensed Zumba instructor.  She is pursuing a career as a physical therapist with a focus on fitness.  She enjoys helping others and is excited to do so through the Amos Fellowship.


Rikki Brukner

Rikki hails from Teaneck, NJ. She is currently a freshman in NYU’s Liberal Studies Program. She intends to major in Political Science with a minor in History. Rikki enjoys writing, spinning, and being involved with the community around her. She is currently secretary of [email protected], the orthodox community on campus, as well as on board of TorchPac, the on campus AIPAC initiative. After an incredible summer internship during the summer of 2011 with Judge Pickholz in the New York City Criminal Courts System, Rikki witnessed first hand justice being served. Due to her passion for carrying out justice and her need to help the Jewish community, Rikki is eager to participate in the Amos Fellowship.


Hadar Cohen

Hadar is a junior studying Electrical Engineering at The Cooper Union. I am originally from Israel but moved to New Jersey at the age of 10. I enjoy reading philosophy and listening to music. I am passionate about learning Jewish values in order to create a more just world.


Moishi Eisenmann

Moishi a 19 year old, born and raised in Amsterdam, where he was a madrich and a board member of Bnei Akiva. In school he had the highest final grades in his school and the highest grade nationwide for social sciences.  In addition to his passion for social justice, he is a music composer and has a music production company.  We have produced several chart topping hits in the US, Japan, Hong Kong and Amsterdam.  Before attending Yeshiva University, Moishi went to Eretz Hatzvi for a gap year in Israel.


Gaby ElkaimGabriella Elkaim

Gabriella is a fourth year undergraduate student at Yeshiva University, expecting to graduate in May with a bachelor’s degree in both Physics and Mathematics. Although she plans for a career path in research, she hopes to make volunteering a continued part of her life. She has previously volunteered for The Ark in Chicago and Keshet in Chicago, and is excited to learn more about the implementation of social justice values in the Orthodox community.

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Eli Goldberg

Eli is completing his Masters of Social Work at Long Island University.  He is currently interning at North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center in Westbury NY, in the Drugs and Alcohol division, and has been working with Project Extreme since summer 2012. Eli is an earnest fan of country music, and has completed the Monday New York Times Crossword in under 15 minutes.



Camelia Serghie

Camelia is a Queens College student. She is currently majoring in Jewish Studies after completing a major in Psychology and a minor in Italian. She served as Editor in Chief of The Queens College Journal of Jewish Studies for two years consecutively and published poetry related to Yiddishkeit for several years. She speaks 7 languages: Spanish, Italian, French, Latin, English, Romanian, and Hebrew, and understands Portuguese and Ladino. She was the Valedictorian of her high school, junior high school, and elementary school. Her goals in life are to become a dentist and get a PhD in Jewish History.

Amos Fellows Fall 2014

Abigail (Avigayil) Bachrach

Stern College for Women

Elana Betaharon

Stern College for Women

Yvette Deane

Queens College

Shoshana Halpern

Stern College for Women

Gabby Kirschner

Queens College

AMOS Fellows: Spring 2013

Daniel Atwood

Yeshiva University

Zoe Schein

Barnard College

Maddie Tavin

Stern College for Women

 Uri L’Tzedek Summer Fellowship 2013

Daniel Altaras

Yeshiva University

Nathan Anderson

Louisiana State University

Zachary Anziska

Brandeis University

Michael Billet

Yeshiva University


Ariella Krentzman

Stern College for Women

Carmel Langer

Queens College

Eliot “Meir” Lichtenberg

Binghampton University

Hannah Lockspeiser

Barnard College

 AMOS Fellows: Fall 2012

Justin Goldstein

Yeshiva University

Carmel Langer

Queens College

Eric Lawrence

Columbia University/
Jewish Theological Seminary of America


Uri L’Tzedek Summer Fellowship 2012: New York City

Miriam Darnowsky

Lander College for Women

Jonah Keyak


Chana Messinger

University of Chicago

Elizabeth Phillips

Northwestern University

 Uri L’Tzedek Summer Fellowship 2012: Los Angeles, CA

Yitzchak Blank


Meira Goodfriend

OTIS School of Art

 Sarah Rogozen

Katharine Skupsky

American Jewish University

Rachel Sumekh


Uri L’Tzedek Summer Fellowship 2012: Yeshivat Hamivtar, Israel

Avital Berger

 Hannah Lopes

Lizzy Stoops

Hannah Waxman

Joel Weiner


AMOS Fellows: Fall 2011

Jordanna Birnbaum Amsel


Ethan Stein

Brandeis University

Uri L’Tzedek Summer Fellowship 2011


Jonah Eidman

 Johns Hopkins University

Dahlia Herzog

Brandeis University

Rebecca Krevat

University of Mayland

Alexander “Akiva” Lichtenberg

 University of Maryland

Yael Malul

 Rutgers University

Kendra Meinhard

Barnard College

Tamar Schneck

Brandeis University

Jason Strauss

Columbia University

Gideon Weiler

Stanford University

Uri L’Tzedek Summer Fellowship 2010

Tali Adler

Stern College for Women

Noa Albaum

 Brandeis University

Eta Feuerman

Lander College for Women

Kelila Kahane

Barnard College

Talia Kohen

 Cornell University

Benjamin Muller

Yeshiva University

Molly O’Glasser

University of Oregon

Noam Parness

 Queens College

Elianna Pollack

 Stern College for Women

Jesse Rabinowitz

University of Maryland

Erica Rothschild

University of Massachusetts

Emmanuel Sanders

 Yeshiva University

Eliyahu Winkler

 Yeshiva University


Uri L’Tzedek University Fellowship 2009


Bernie Hodkin

 Johns Hopkins University

Hody Nemes

Yale University

Jessica Youseffi

University of Southern California

Elissa Shevinsky

 Baruch’s Zicklin School of Business

Adam Moscoe

University of Ottawa

Sara Miriam Liben

Columbia University / Jewish Theological Seminary

Melissa (Mel) Stanger

 Sarah Lawrence College

Gavi Barnhard

Princeton University


Uri L’Tzedek Summer Fellowship 2009

Shifra Steinmetz-Silber

Hadas (Dasi) Fruchter

Queens College

Shlomo Bolts

Columbia College

Josh Jerusalmi

 Brandeis University

Alana Tenzer

 University of Maryland

Morris Breitbart

Princeton University

Donna Iken

 Washington University

Alex Schraub

 Barnard College

Alex Luxenberg

Yeshiva University

Laura Berger

 Fordham University

Talia (Cottrell) Furleiter

 Yeshiva University