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Diller Teen Fellows: Daniel Lebowitz

Tuesday, March 20, 2018
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Hello, I’m Daniel Lebowitz. As an active teen in the Pittsburgh community, I have participated in numerous programs, both religious and secular; however, Diller Teen Fellows Pittsburgh was the program that impacted my life the most. At first, I was reluctant to be part of Diller Pittsburgh Cohort 6, but quite quickly my feelings changed. Growing […]

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Onward Israel: Roy Faigenbaum

Monday, July 31, 2017
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Shalom! I’m Roy Faigenbaum, a rising Senior at the University of Pittsburgh from Philadelphia, majoring in Political Science, Urban Studies, and Philosophy. The best part about the triple major combination that I am engaged in is the unique mentality that I find myself approaching situations with; Political Science leaves me critical, while the Urban Studies […]

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Onward Israel: Abigail Netelson

Monday, July 31, 2017
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Shalom from the Holy Land!! My name is Abigail Natelson and I am an incoming junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Religious Studies. My internship is with Green in the City at Dizengoff Center’s rooftop hydroponic farm. While this is my third trip to Israel, it has been […]

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Onward Israel: Emily Rollman

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Shalom! I’m Emily Rollman, Pittsburgh native and incoming Junior at Tulane University in New Orleans. This summer I have the opportunity to intern at Jacob Peres Office, a strategic communications and design consultancy firm. Each day on the job is different. I spent my first two days accompanying a group of foreign journalists as they […]

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Onward Israel: Elli Warsh

Wednesday, July 26, 2017
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Shalom!!! I’m Elli Warsh from Westfield, New Jersey. I am a junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Health Services with a focus in Community Health Assessment. This summer I am interning at StarTau, a startup accelerator at Tel Aviv University. After visiting Israel with my family following my Bat Mitzvah, I felt an […]

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Onward Israel: Jamie Barishman

Monday, July 24, 2017
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Shalom! My name is Jamie Barishman and I am a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh, where I am studying Mechanical Engineering. Mechanical Engineering is an interesting major because of how broad it is. After taking some classes and overall learning more about what I can do with this major, I decided I was […]

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Onward Israel: Alli Bernstein

Monday, July 24, 2017
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Hello, My name is Alli Bernstein and I am from Pittsburgh. This August I graduate from Kent State university with a BSc in Tourism Management with a minor in Business. I’m passionate about travel, and love seeing and experiencing new things wherever I go! My junior year, I studied abroad with Semester at Sea in […]

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Onward Israel: Anneliese

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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My name is Anneliese and I am a rising junior at the University of Pittsburgh double majoring in psychology and accounting. My Placement Coordinator Brittney, managed to find the perfect internship that combines both of my majors. I’m interning at a small financial startup company called Genie. Genie was started by my boss who one […]

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Onward Israel: Rachel Adelsheimer

Wednesday, July 19, 2017
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Hi! My name is Rachel Adelsheimer and I am from Pittsburgh. I go to Penn State University and am majoring in Communication Sciences and Disorders with the goal of becoming a Speech Pathologist. This summer, I am interning at Gan Bein Cremim Vesadot in Rishon Litzyon, which is a kindergarten for eight boys with Autism. […]

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Onward Israel: Eric Baum

Tuesday, July 11, 2017
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Shalom! I am Eric Baum from Pittsburgh, PA. I study Political Science at Miami University. I am interning for BrightBug Media, a start-up company focused on specialized e-commerce. My time in Israel so far has been amazing. I feel a deep connection with the city of Tel Aviv, the country of Israel, and the Israeli […]

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Onward Israel: Gabriel Kaufman

Monday, June 26, 2017
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My name is Gabriel Kaufman and I grew up in a small town called Jenkintown right outside of Philadelphia. Approximately 5 minutes from my house is Cheltenham High school: both Benjamin Netanyahu and Lil Dicky, two notorious tzaddikim, attended this High School. Although Cheltenham and much of the surrounding area is very Jewish, my town […]

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Onward Israel: Nika

Monday, June 26, 2017
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I’m Nika and I’m an upcoming Sophomore at Carnegie Mellon in Pittsburgh. I study Environmental Engineering and am interning at Zalul—a small water protection organization that combines legislation and activism. Being at Zalul has been one of the greatest experiences of my life. I was worried at school that perhaps Environmental Engineering wouldn’t be as […]

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Onward Israel: Emma

Monday, June 19, 2017
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Shalom from Israel! I’m Emma and I go to the University of Pittsburgh. I’m a junior Chemistry major and my internship this summer is working in an Organic Chemistry lab at Bar Ilan University. How fitting! The process of finding an internship for me was exciting and also nerve wracking. I heard back from multiple […]

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Onward Israel: Arielle Herzberg

Monday, June 19, 2017
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Hi my name is Arielle and I am an incoming Junior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Psychology and on the pre-Physical Therapy track. I am interning at Tel Aviv University in the Physical Therapy Department as a lab assistant. When I thought about coming to Israel to get work experience it was a […]

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