Location: New York

January 2018

Andrea Anderson

Andrea Anderson currently works as the Executive Assistant to the CEO at Bend the Arc. She is passionate about social justice and Judaism as a reflection of justice and a tool for change. She is also passionate about theatre and … Continue reading

8th Jan, 2018

Michelle Reyf

Michelle Reyf is the Senior Digital Organizer at Bend the Arc, where she helps mobilize Jews to take action on progressive issues. She is a digital storyteller, trainer, and coach who previously helped launch and grow Groundswell, a multifaith distributed … Continue reading

8th Jan, 2018

Eli Reiter

Eli is a storyteller, teacher, writer and a variety of things that don’t pay enough. He hosts a monthly show called Long Story Long and is passionate about empowering others to share their story. He enjoys craft beer and can … Continue reading

8th Jan, 2018

Florence Nasar

Florence Nasar is a Syrian-Jewish artist born in New York. She has performed over the last six years across New York, London, and Jerusalem. As a choreographer, her artistic interest lies in drawing movement and inspiration from her cultural and … Continue reading

8th Jan, 2018

Adina Cooper

Adina is an elementary school math teacher, living in Hamilton Heights. She graduated from Barnard College in 2015, where she studied sociology and education. She loves reading, math, Jewish ritual, crossword puzzles, and running.

8th Jan, 2018

Ben Mishiev

Ben Mishiev is a Long Island native and graduated Queens College in 2015 with a B.A. in Psychology. He is interested in developing skills that involve community building. With a background in media, learning how to further use communication skills … Continue reading

7th Jan, 2018

Madeline Richer

Madeline Richer is a special education teacher in a progressive high school in the South Bronx. She also co-leads Fort Tryon Jewish Center’s Social Action – Social Justice committee, which advocates for affordable housing, environmentalism, and egalitarianism. Maddie also enjoys … Continue reading

7th Jan, 2018

Sam Sittenfield

Sam hails from the Western suburbs of Philadelphia. After serving as a Repair the World Fellow in Pittsburgh and Team Leader Fellow in NYC, he joined Repair’s national staff as a Program Associate. Sam’s work focuses on national programming and … Continue reading

7th Jan, 2018

Temmi Merlis

Temmi Merlis is a Social Worker for the United Federation of Teachers where she works with retirees to address social service concerns relating to family issues, retirement, illness, bereavement and referral sources. Temmi is passionate about social justice issues relating … Continue reading

7th Jan, 2018

Amanda Graff

Amanda Graff works as the Human Rights Advocates Program Coordinator at the Institute for the Study of Human Rights. Her academic and professional interests intersect at fighting for the right to healthcare in the United States. In her spare time, … Continue reading

7th Jan, 2018
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