Category: Humans of Hillel

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Danit Weitzman and Jolie Fiske

“For the past two years, we have been volunteering with Achieve Miami on an almost weekly basis. This is an organization that helps...

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Judy Abadi

“I came to Hillel in 8th grade, and I instantly joined The Roar Post. My first role was to be a photographer, and I didn’t really...

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Morah Tova Sher

“My mom grew up as one of eight children, but she came out of the Holocaust as the only one standing. In 1946, after the war ended,...

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Ariel Cabrera

“My story all started when I was sixteen. Growing up in Cuba, I really wanted a motorcycle, and I basically grew up on two wheels with...

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David Nagli

“In fifth grade, I realized that the world was changing day-by-day, and I saw that the future was leaning towards coding and computer...

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Gabriela Aizenman

“The school I attended in Puerto Rico had not a single Jewish person… except for me. It was extremely difficult growing up being so...

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Cecilia Grano De Oro

“As a first generation American, the whole college application and experience was relatively new to me and my family. In the Caribbean...

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Daniel Saias

“I moved to Miami last summer from Venezuela, but the Venezuela I lived in was the closest thing to a bubble. We had our own JCC —...

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Vanessa Gonik

“This summer, I went on a trip that changed my life forever. With a group called Mindo Futures, I spent a week on a medical mission in...

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Natalie Abramowitz

“When I was seven years old I went to Steamboat Springs, Colorado, a ski trip I will not soon forget. Although the first day was very...