Category: Humans of Hillel

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Sophie, Naomi, Luiza, and Morris Kryss

“We moved to the United States at the beginning of eighth grade. Our first day at Hillel is something that we will never forget. The...

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Lee Ferriss

“When I was 37 years old, I quit my job and had this crazy desire to travel the world for six months. I sold my apartment back in London...

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Jayme Podgorowiez

“Music has been a passion ever since I turned four years old. My cousins and siblings were always involved, and they are a big reason why...

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Dr. Jonathan Friedman

“The first 21 years of my life, were spent in Auburn, Alabama. I grew up there, then attended Auburn University for college. Thinking...

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Alexandra Mastoropoulos Baltodano

“Growing up I spent every summer in a small beach town outside of Athens, Greece, called Kalamos. I would visit my grandparents and...

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Tamar Dinetz

“Twice a week I stay after school to practice for my next show, The Little Mermaid. It takes a lot of time and hard work, but...

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Benjamin Friar

“I first dreamed of being a DJ at the age of 11. My parents told me that I was too young, and I shouldn’t invest money and time...

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Christina Guevara

“January 31st, 2017 will mark my three-year anniversary working at Hillel. My first week here was quite interesting, to say the...

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Ethan Genger

“I moved to Miami about ten weeks ago from Connecticut. On August 1st, I started training with the football team, and these were the...

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Leehie Bortman

“It started with my IB project. I had no idea it would turn into what it did, but once I started, there was no turning back. This...