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  • Meet YU's 2013-2014 Presidential Fellows

    As always, we are proud to present our newest Presidential Fellows. Although they hail from different backgrounds, they all have something in common: their energy and commitment are an inspiration to all of us at Yeshiva University

    Learn more about YU's Presidential Fellows below.

  •  Talia Lautman
    LautmanTalia Lautman is from Cleveland, Ohio, and majored in sociology and minored in education at Stern College for Women. Talia was active in SHEM (Student Holocaust Education Movement), University Housing and Residence Life on the Beren Campus, Student Life Committee, and the Women’s Leadership Fellowship.  She is working in the department of Institutional Advancement.
     David Berger
    BergerDavid Berger is from West Hempstead, New York, and majored in political science at Yeshiva College. David served as the Chief Editor of the campus political science magazine and participated on two Counterpoint missions to Israel. Hoping to pursue a Ph.D. in political science, David is working in the Center for the Jewish Future’s Department of Jewish Service Learning.
     Adam Neuman
    NeumanAdam Neuman is from Baltimore, Maryland, and majored in political science at Yeshiva College. Planning to pursue a career in law, Adam served as vice president of the Yeshiva Student Union, Justice on the Student Court, and president of the Yeshiva College Student Association. Adam is working in the Office of the President.
     Meirah Shedlo
    ShedloMeirah Shedlo, from Baltimore, Maryland, majored in history at Stern College for Women and where she graduated as valedictorian. Formerly president of the History Club and an editor of the undergraduate history journal, Meirah is considering a career combining interests in public history, research, and law. Meirah is working in the Stern College for Women Office of the Dean.
     Joanna Ross-Tash
    Ross TashJoanna Ross-Tash, from Indianapolis, Indiana, majored in art history at Stern College for Women. During her time at Stern College, Joanna was been on three different YU athletic teams including tennis, soccer and cross country, and spends most of her time in a yoga studio or photographing the world around her. She is working at the Yeshiva University Museum.
     Mordechai Czarka
    CzarkaMordechai Czarka, from Chicago, Illinois, majored in sociology at Yeshiva College. Mordechai was active in the Student Life Committee, enhancing student life on campus in a variety of ways. Mordechai plans to pursue a degree in Public Administration, focusing in nonprofit management after working in the Sy Syms School of Business Office of the Dean.
     Shara Feltheimer

    FeltheimerShara Feltheimer is from Lawrence, NY, and majored in biology at Stern College for Women. Shara was captain of the tennis team and served as President Global Health Club, coordinating breast cancer awareness panels and drives. Shara hopes to pursue a career in medicine after serving as the Fellow in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs.

     

     Yitzy Frankel
    FrankelYitzy Frankel, from Los Angeles, California, majored in psychology and minored in management. Yitzy volunteered for various cancer organizations including Sharsheret, Cooma for Colon Cancer and the Israel Cancer Research Fund. Hoping to pursue a Master in Public Health and a Masters in Business Administration, Yitzy is working in the Center for the Jewish Future Office of the Dean.
     Daniel Goldberg
    GoldbergDanny Goldberg is from St. Louis, Missouri, and majored in marketing at Yeshiva College. Danny served as president of Students Helping Students and was in YU’s radio program, business leadership club and CollegeEDge. A lover of country music and fundraising, Danny is working in the Office of the Admissions.
     Malkie Krieger
    KriegerMalkie Krieger, from Monroe, NY, majored in Public Relations and English Communications at Stern College for Women. After spending years working for National NCSY, Malkie hopes to go into non-profit communal work. Passionate about running marathons and mountain biking, Malkie is working in the Office of Admissions.
     David Muller

    MullerDavid Muller, from Cleveland, Ohio, majored in psychology and minored in business. As the senior class president, David was involved with NCSY and YACHAD. Planning to pursue a career in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, David is working in the Office of Student Life. 

     

     Elia Rackovsky
    RackovskyElia Rackovsky, from Rochester, New York, majored in music at Yeshiva College while pursuing his interests in science. Elia founded the Yeshiva University Classical Music Society, and was active in the Washington Heights community as a School Leader for Project START! Science. Planning a career in medicine, Elia is working in the Office of Institutional Research.
     Marganit Rauch
    RauchMarganit Rauch is from London, England, and majored in English literature at Stern College for Women. As a student, Marganit served as the Corresponding Secretary of Stern Student Council, as well as the News Editor of the YU Observer. Planning to pursue a career in law, Marganit is working in the Office of the General Counsel.
     Dani Schoenfeld
    SchoenfeldDani Schoenfeld is from Woodmere, NY, and majored in political science at Yeshiva College. He served as president of the YU Global Health Club, worked in the Writing Center, and has spent time volunteering abroad in Nicaragua, Guatemala and India. Dani hopes to attend medical school after his fellowship in the Yeshiva College Office of the Dean.
     Michali Sturm
    Sturm Michelle (Michali) Sturm is from Toronto, Canada, and majored in marketing at Sy Syms School of Business. Michali hopes to go into merchandising and sales, specifically focusing on fashion marketing. She is working in the Office of Student Life.

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