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North Carolina Hillel
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Celebrate your first week on campus with UNC Hillel!
Shabbat at Hillel
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Friday, September 12th, please join us for UNC Hillel's 3rd annual Shabbat in the Union!
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North Carolina Hillel is a proud beneficiary of the Beth Israel Federated Charities of Fayetteville, the Durham-Chapel Hill Jewish Federation, the Greensboro Jewish Federation, the Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte, the Raleigh-Cary Jewish Federation, the Western North Carolina Jewish Federation and the Winston-Salem Jewish Community Council.
North Carolina Hillel Foundation
210 West Cameron Avenue, Chapel Hill, NC 27516
Ari Gauss, Executive Director
Michelle Brownstein Horowitz, Assistant Director
Danielle Scheinman, Engagement Associate
Itay Asaf, Israel Fellow
Sarah Cohen Domont, Director of Statewide Initiatives
Mim Sichel, North Carolina State Hillel Campus Coordinator
Leah Josephson, Development and Communications Associate
Linda Ellentuck, Bookkeeper and Operations Coordinator
Ari Gauss (email)
Ari is entering his sixth year as NC Hillel's Executive Director, and loves life in The Southern Side of Heaven after twelve years in the northeast. He lived for nine years in New York City, where he served as a Director of Development for the American Committee for the Weizmann Institute of Science, and also received masters degrees in non-profit management from New York University and Judaic studies from the Jewish Theological Seminary. He previously earned a BA in Philosophy from Pomona College.
Ari has also worked for Hillel at Tufts University and Yale University. In fact, he and his wife, Hollis, met when they were both Hillel Jewish Campus Service Corps Fellows. Hollis and Ari are the proud parents of Aaron, who is a Tar Heel born and a Tar Heel bred.
A native San Franciscan, Ari also lived in Jerusalem for two years, where he was the Jerusalem Little League Baseball Commissioner and coached the Israeli national baseball team for three summers.
Michelle Brownstein Horowitz (email)
Michelle Brownstein Horowitz, in her fourth year as NC Hillel's Assistant Director, worked previously in a variety of positions in K-12 and higher education. Most recently, she ran an after-school program in the Durham Public Schools while completing her Master's Degree in Multicultural Education at the University of Wisconsin - Madison. During her Master's program, Michelle particularly enjoyed teaching an Introduction to Communications class for first-year students.
Prior to living in the frozen tundra of Wisconsin, Michelle spent eight years in Washington, DC, earning her B.A. in Communications, Law, Economics and Government from American University, working in political communications and running a dropout prevention program in the DC public schools.
Michelle was also involved in the lay-led Shabbat service and social justice group Tikkun Leil Shabbat, where she served on the leadership group and met her husband, Jonathan. In her free time Michelle likes to run and make jewelry.
Sarah Cohen Domont (email)
Director of Statewide Initiatives
Danielle Scheinman (email)
Danielle graduated in May from Elon University with an Exercise Science major and a Public Health minor . She enjoys being outside, particularly hiking or on the beach, and listening to music. Her downtime inside usually consists of crafting, baking or watching Law and Order: Special Victims Unit
Itay Asaf (email)
Itay was born and raised in Kibbutz Ginnosar, on the shores of the sea of galilee. He is graduating this year with a BA in behavioral science. Itay was previously a basketball coach and a manger of the basketball school in the Yizreal Valley basketball club. Itay likes sports, the beach, books, gardening, parties and travelling as much as possible.
Leah Josephson (email)
Development and Communications Associate
Leah Josephson graduated in 2011 from UNC-Chapel Hill, where she studied journalism, women's studies and French. Before coming to Hillel she worked as a fundraiser and communications manager for Lillian's List, a PAC that supports women candidates running for office in NC. While a student at Carolina, Leah worked as the communications assistant for the Carolina Womens Center and coordinated interpersonal violence prevention peer education programs. Leah likes flea markets, WUNC public radio and going on adventures in search of great food (she loves eating but not cooking)!
Linda Ellentuck (email)
Bookkeeper and Operations Coordinator
Linda was born on Long Island, NY and graduated Hofstra University with a BBA majoring in accounting. She has extensive accounting experience (public & private), working with Price Waterhouse and Interstate Hotels / Marriott Hotels, and as a self-employed accountant. She lived in South Florida for 20 years before moving to Cary, NC three years ago. She is most proud on her 25-year marriage to her husband, Joel, and her two amazing children. Her son, Andrew, is a student at UNC-Greensboro and her daughter, Remy, is beginning Ravenscroft, entering the 6th grade.
Mim Sichel (email)
North Carolina State Hillel Campus Coordinator
Bio coming soon