Maya Lurvey

Written by: Hannah Snyder on February 2nd, 2024

Maya Martinez Lurvey is from Los Angeles and intends to study MCB and Spanish! She is an active member of the Cal lightweight rowing team, and in her free time enjoys trying new cafes, running, hiking with friends, journalism, and environmental activism. She is excited to further engagement with the Jewish community at Berkeley! Find… read more

Nicole Turer

Written by: Hannah Snyder on January 18th, 2024

Nicole (she/her) is a sophomore from Los Angeles and is planning on majoring in Ecosystem Management. In her free time she enjoys going on hikes, playing soccer, and hanging out with friends. Hillel has been a home away from home for her. Their weekly bbq, Shabbat service/dinner, and bagels on the glade have inspired her… read more

Kimberly Krawez

Written by: Hannah Snyder on January 18th, 2024

Kimberly is from Los Gatos and is a third year transfer student at Cal majoring in History. She enjoys spending her time reading books, sewing, and hiking. She is very excited to be a Schultz fellow and become more involved with Hillel. She is excited to meet everyone. Follow her on Instagram @kimby_107

Adam Zbriger

Written by: Hannah Snyder on January 18th, 2024

Adam (he/him) is a second year from the Bay Area and is an intended Physics/Astrophysics double major. In his free time he likes reading, watching baseball, and listening to music. He has enjoyed the time he’s spent with Hillel and is looking forward to meeting new people! Follow him on Instagram @adam.ian

Maddie Bushell

Written by: Hannah Snyder on January 18th, 2024

Maddie (she/her) is a second year from Los Angeles studying English and Public Policy. In her free time, Maddie loves watching and making movies, writing, reading, and making jokes to cope with various types of situations. She is super excited to share her love for the Hillel community with others, and to get to know… read more

Ariel Zelivansky

Written by: Hannah Snyder on January 18th, 2024

Ariel (he/him) is a third year Political Science student at Cal. Ariel grew up in Tel Aviv, Israel before making the Bay Area his home. Prior to joining Cal, he studied at Foothill College while working leadership roles in the technology sector. Ariel found a welcoming and diverse community at Berkeley Hillel. Ariel looks forward… read more

Penelope Venturini

Written by: Hannah Snyder on January 18th, 2024

Penelope (she/her) is a second-year pursuing a joint degree in Comparative Literature and Theater, which means she loves to read and write all the time while dramatically complaining about how much she has to read and write. In her free time, she’s probably at CalBand rehearsal, but if not there then she enjoys swimming, cooking,… read more

Nesyah Galatin

Written by: Hannah Snyder on January 18th, 2024

Nesyah is a sophomore studying mechanical engineering and entrepreneurship. She is from the Bay Area. Her hobbies include art, reading, swimming, getting boba, and collecting capybara and goose stickers. Nesyah is excited to be a Schultz Fellow, further connect with the Berkeley Jewish community, and meet new people!

Rebekah Murphy

Written by: Hannah Snyder on January 18th, 2024

Rebekah Murphy (she/her) is a freshman from Redlands, California intending to major in Geography. In her free time she likes to hang out with friends, read, play soccer and hike. She loves being apart of the Hillel community and looks forward to meet more members of her community!

Leah Grossman

Written by: Hannah Snyder on January 18th, 2024

Leah (she/her) is from Denver, Colorado. She is studying political economy and hoping to minor in creative writing. She loves to ski, cook, read, and journal. She enjoys chamomile tea and live music. She is looking forward to making more Jewish friends and having people to celebrate the holidays with at school. Find her on… read more