Our Student Leaders

At PDX Hillel, we are lucky to formally partner with our student Leadership Boards at PSU and Lewis & Clark. The students we work with are creative, intelligent, and hilarious! Scroll down to the bottom for a video of them answering the toughest question we could think of.

Portland State University Student Leadership


JSU (Jewish Student Union)
Tikkun Olam Chair: Anika Henry
Jewish Culture Chair: Dylan Richmond
Jewish Culture Chair: Joanna Friedman
Social Media Chair: Gabbie Nordby
Worldwide Jewish Communities Chair: Hannah Bellinson
Jewish Holidays Chair: Sharona Shnayder


CHAI (Cultural and Historical Association for Israel)
Social Justice Chair: Anika Henry
Social Media Chair: Cole Keister
Chair: Hannah Bellinson
David Project Intern: Igor Leontiy
Chair: Tali Milshtain

Lewis & Clark College Leadership


Co-Presidents: Rachel Applebaum and Elizabeth Goldsmith
Treasurer: Zach Lerman
Shabbat Chair: Naomi Goldman-Nagel
Israel Chair: Jack Levin
Peer Network Engagement Interns: Liora Gonicman and Zach Dworkin


How do our students respond to the tough questions?

If you want to see another video like this one, submit your ideas for tough questions to Elyssa at elyssa@pdxhillel.org!