Posts by: Gabi Kurzer

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Benjamin Pluim

“I’ve always tended to create close friendships with the people who force me to push myself. A little while ago, my friend and I went...

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Cyndi Shulman

“In addition to my teaching job here at Hillel, I am the co-founder and hold a seat on the board of Project Unite Humanity. Our mission...

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Daniel Mundlak

“In 2017, my dad was diagnosed with ALS — a disease that affects nerve cells — eventually causing them to break down and shut down...

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Galit Herman

For as long as I can remember, I have worked my hardest to become the best soccer player that I can be. I’ve always put my heart into the...

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Olga Benacerraf

“The summer of 2017 is one that I will never be able to erase from my memory. I left my hometown of Caracas, Venezuela with a suitcase...

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Dr. Barouk

“My weekend trip to Canada started off like any other visit home. I was pregnant with my first child, and everything seemed to be...

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Joi Alon

“Sign language was my first language: a necessity in order to communicate with my grandparents. When I was a little girl, my mom...

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Alli Dronsick

“Bind Us Together is an organization that collects new and gently used school supplies, refurbishes them if necessary, and donates the...

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Priscila Frank

“The day started off like any other. It was Maccabi Games, and my team was playing endless back-to-back games. When we finally got a...

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Jessica Best

“This year started off much like the saying ‘I had a plan and G-d laughed’. Beginning with shoulder surgery, my life changed in...