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Atlee Chait, 2014
Koteret Public Relations
Atlee is an incoming junior at the University of Michigan majoring in International Studies with an emphasis on International Security, Norms, and Cooperation as well as minoring in Hebrew and Judaic Cultural Studies. In high school she studied abroad at the Alexander Muss High School in Israel and is currently fulfilling her dream of learning Hebrew. Last summer she interned within the PJ Library branch of the philanthropic organization, The Harold Grinspoon Foundation.
Gabrielle Charnoff, 2014
Gabrielle is a rising junior at the University of Miami majoring in International Studies, Political Science, and Economics. Gabrielle attended Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School in Maryland from K-12 grade and spent her second semester of senior year in Israel. She has spent the past two summers interning at a small real estate investing company, East Coast Realty Ventures, and a law firm, Pillsbury Winthrop. Her interest in economics brings her closer to Israel in a pragmatic way.
Shlomo Dalezman, 2014
Shlomo is a rising junior at the University of Michigan, concentrating in social computing informatics. This past summer he worked as an IT intern at Fortistar Capital. He is very interested in entrepreneurship, startups, technology, and programming. Shlomo is currently working for an Israeli startup called Jifiti. He is excited to work at an Israeli startup this summer and gain an invaluable experience.
Alex Goldfarb, 2014
Alex will be a junior at the Ross School of Business. He is the Director of Business Development for Amir, a nonprofit organization dedicated to educating youth about environmental issues and social justice through building community gardens. In Ann Arbor he teaches at Beth Israel Religious School and is a member of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity. He hopes to pursue a career in energy sustainability, and is excited to spend the summer in Israel at the forefront of this industry.
Kinnard Hockenhull, 2013
Kinnard is a native of Detroit, Michigan pursuing a dual degree in Material Science Engineering and Economics at the University of Michigan. He was a Skillman Scholar at Cranbrook School before a semester abroad in West Africa, a semester as a financial research intern, and matriculating to the University of Michigan. Aside from being a member of TAMID, he spends his time serving as current president of his 147-year-old fraternity.
Laura Katsnelson, 2014
Israel Advanced Technology Industries
Laura is an incoming junior at the University of Michigan, working toward both a Bachelor of Business Administration at the Ross School of Business and a degree in the "Philosophy, Politics, and Economics" program in the school of Literature Science and the Arts. In addition to being TAMIDís VP of Marketing, Laura facilitates Muslim Jewish dialogue as assistant Co-Chair of MuJew and singing a cappella Last summer she interned with the Jewish Community Relations Council of West Bloomfield.
Barak Kaufman, 2013
Barak will be a junior at the Ross School of Business, concentrating in finance and accounting. After working the past two summers as an intern on the Rates Sales and Trading desk at UBS, he realized that he might want to pursue other careers outside of finance. Barak is interested in entrepreneurship and works for an Israeli based technology start-up called Jifiti during the year.
Steven Kerstein, 2014
Steven is a rising junior in the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign studying accounting. In addition to being a member of Alpha Epsilon Pi, Steven has over 50 articles published online as a Bleacher Reportís White Sox Featured Columnist. This is his first return to Israel since 2006, and he is excited to immerse himself in the culture and learn the inner workings of Israeli business.
Ofek Lavian, 2014
Asquith Israel Merchant Bank
Ofek is a rising junior studying business administration at the University of Southern California. During his time at USC, he started a custom apparel company with an AEPi brother that has printed thousands of shirts for organizations around the campus. This summer, Ofek is excited to learn from other passionate entrepreneurs in one of his favorite places in the world- Israel.
Jonathan Longcroft, 2015
Jonathan, originally from West Vancouver, British Colombia Canada, is a rising sophomore at Harvard College with an undeclared concentration of studies in economics and life sciences. Jonathan is active as a member of the Harvard Investment Analysts Club and the TAMID Investment Club. He is involved in theater having worked in both acting and producer capacities in over 15 productions. This is Jonathanís first time in Israel.
German Ostaszynski, 2014
German is originally from San Josť, Costa Rica. This fall, he will be a junior at the University of Michigan working on a double major in Informatics and Chinese. He really enjoyed his experience living in Israel for 6 months through a Jewish youth movement and is looking forward to being part of the TAMID Fellowship in Summer 2012. Among Germanís interests are: business, technology, scuba diving, auto mechanics and traveling.
Michael Rosenson, 2014
Michael is an incoming junior in the College of Business at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Michael is currently majoring in accounting and has recently been accepted into the Hoeft Technology and Management Minoróa program that encourages collaboration between business and engineering students. Michael is very involved in his fraternity, Alpha Epsilon Pi, and is excited to return to Israel for the first time since 2009.
Dan Smith, 2014
Psagot Investment House
Dan is a rising junior from Livingston, NJ concentrating in Finance and Accounting at the Ross School of Business. Apart from being the Treasurer of TAMID, Dan is the co-chair of Go Blue Wear Pink, a brother of Sigma Alpha Mu fraternity, and a brother of Delta Sigma Pi professional business fraternity. He has previously spent time in Israel as a Diller Teen Fellow focusing on community service, Jewish identity, and leadership. This summer, Dan is excited to return to Israel and see the country in a new light as he is immersed in its economy.
Benjamin Waxman, 2014
Asquith Israel Merchant Bank
Benjamin is a sophomore at the University of Miami majoring in economics and finance. Benjamin co- founded TAMID at the University of Miami and is Director of Business Development. Benjamin is very passionate about Israel and studied there before college at the Yeshiva program of Ohr Sameach. Benjamin has interned at several financial services companies in the past, and is anticipating a fulfilling learning experience working in the financial district of Israel Ė Tel Aviv.
Yonatan Waxman, 2013
Yonatan is originally from Cleveland, Ohio and a junior at the University of Miami majoring in History, with minors in finance and entrepreneurship. Before attending the University of Miami, he studied in a Yeshiva called Meorot Chabad in Jerusalem. Yonatan is Co-Founder and Director of Programming of TAMID at the University of Miami. He plans to have a fulfilling experience as a fellow this summer and return to Miami to continue building the chapter and allow it to thrive for years after graduation.
Brandon Younessi, 2014
Brandon is a rising junior at the University of California, Berkeley where he is studying Business Administration and Computer Science at the Haas School of Business. He is the Co-Founder of TAMIDís Berkeley chapter and serves on both the investment and consulting teams. For the past 6 months, Brandon has been working on a start-up with a few of his fraternity brothers called Shindig. Brandon hopes to pursue a job in consulting upon graduation, and later start his own company geared toward alternative energies.
Tammy Ellenhorn, 2013
2011 TAMID Fellow
Tammy is a rising senior pursuing a degree in English in the College of Literature, Science and the Arts. She is minoring in History and will receive a Certificate in Entrepreneurship. A 2011 Israel Fellow, Tammy worked at Blonde 2.0, a social media-oriented public relations firm in Tel Aviv. Other professional experience includes interning at Flash Media Services, a public relations firm in the Seattle area, and Kidserve, a nonprofit startup that coordinates volunteer opportunities for kids. Tammy is also a Student Book Exchange chair and a Sweetland Writing Center peer tutor.