Interests

Foreign Language:

  • Intermediate level proficiency in written and spoken Hebrew
  • General Interests and activities:
    Bicycling, weight lifting, political action, singing, cooking, knitting, tatting carpentry, and juggling.

  • Identified deficiencies in civil defense equipment issued to foreigners and spearheaded successful campaign to expose improper practices by government agency featured in major media outlets, including Haaretz , the Israeli New York Times affiliate
  • Volunteered at the Citizens Against Torture in Israel which helped change ticking-bomb law forcing government to provide due process of law to all accused
  • 2009-Present
    Colorado Hebrew Chorale
    Denver, Colorado
    Board Member, Elected

  • Assist in budget review and grant application submission including anual SCFD grant
  • Co-manage choir’s website
  • Sing bass/baritone and manage choir’s audio equipment
  • 2003-2006
    Student Review Board
    Denver, Colorado
    Student Representative, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, appointed

  • Interviewed and evaluated dozens of candidates for tenure-track faculty positions and developed written reports relied on by College of Law�s hiring committee
  • 2004-2006
    College of Law Honor Board
    Denver, Colorado
    Chairman, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, elected

  • Elected to the Honor Board 2004, Elected chairman 2005
  • Manage all Honor Board hearings and activities
  • Maintain complete honor board record
  • Created Honor Board Website and online election system
  • 2004-2005
    American Civil Liberties Union – University of Denver Sturm College of Law
    Denver, Colorado
    President, University of Denver Sturm College of Law Chapter, elected

  • Conducted board meetings, overseeing all ACLU projects
  • Represented College of Law chapter on State ACLU board
  • 2003-2004
    American Civil Liberties Union – University of Denver Sturm College of Law
    Denver, Colorado
    Vice President, University of Denver Sturm College of Law Chapter, elected

  • Helped establish undergraduate chapter at DU.
  • Member of the Youth Programming committee at the State ACLU working with high school students.
  • Designed and programmed new website for Chapter, including online election and voting system
  • Helped coordinate events on the DU campus.
  • 2003-2004
    Social Justice Action Group
    Denver, Colorado
    Assitant Project Manager, Think Tank subgroup, University of Denver Sturm College of Law, elected

  • Responsible for proposing possible future actions for the group.
  • Responsible for researching and preparing reports on potential future social justice action claims.
  • 1999
    Housing Advisory Board
    Amherst, MA
    Student Representative, Prescott House, Hampshire College, appointed

  • Responsible for shaping Hampshire College policy on housing.
  • Responsible for aiding in the housing selection and assignment process.
  • Liaison between school and students regarding students needs and housing related issues.
  • 1996-1999
    Keshet, the H.C. Jewish Interest Group
    Amherst, MA
    Co-Founder and Co-Director, Hampshire College

  • Responsible for fostering Jewish life through events on Hampshire College campus and in the Pioneer River Valley student community.
  • Keshet representative to HUMAS, the Five College Jewish Consortium.
  • 1996-1998
    Juggling Club
    Amherst, MA
    Co-Founder and Co-Director, Hampshire College

  • Facilitated the school purchase of juggling equipment.
  • Planned events for club members and the Hampshire College Community.
  • Taught Devil-Sticking and Fire-Breathing.
  • 1996-1998
    Knitting Collective
    Amherst, MA
    Founder and Director

  • Created a forum in which new knitters could learn from experienced knitters and experienced knitters could share with each other.
  • Taught knitting, crocheting, and tatting.
  • Organized student knitted charity work.
  • 1994-1995
    American Civil Liberties Union – Wisconsin
    Milwaukee, WI
    Member of the Milwaukee ACLU Board of Directors, elected

  • First High School Student to be elected to a board of directors of the ACLU setting a precedent for high school representation.
  • Creator of TELL, the Teenage Education of Liberties and Law, an ACLU outreach group addressing abuse of teenagers’ rights.
  • Alternate representative to the State Board.
  • 1992-1994
    Abortion Clinic Defense
    Milwaukee, WI
    Clinic Defender and Patient Escort

  • Aided clinics in thwarting attacks by radical anti-abortion groups.
  • Assisted in the organization of other defenders standing guard.
  • Personally provided escort protection for patients to and from clinics.