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ISRAEL SUMMIT

AT HARVARD

ORGANIZED BY HARVARD STUDENTS

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OUR MISSION

 

 FEATURED SPEAKERS

ISRAEL CAREER AND SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES FAIR

The Israel Career Fair gives students the unique ability to engage and network with representatives from world-renowned Israeli companies. Job opportunities through these companies will be available in both the United States and Israel, so there is absolutely no Hebrew required! Additionally, the Special Opportunities Fair will showcase a host of travel, fellowship, and study abroad opportunities for Jews and non-Jews alike to visit and develop a personal connection to Israel.

CAREER FAIR

SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES

SPONSORED BY

 
 

OUR SPONSORS

STUDENT ORGANIZATION CO-SPONSORS

Leadership Institute

at Harvard College

Harvard Undergrad

Global Health Forum

Harvard Ventures

Harvard Kennedy School Israel Caucus

TAMID

Harvard College

Democrats

Harvard College Republican Club

Harvard Hillel

Chabad House

at Harvard

Harvard Organization for Latin America

Coalition at Harvard for

Israel & Palestine

Harvard Israel

Initiative

Harvard Maimonides

Society

(Harvard Medical School and

Harvard Dental Medicine School

Jewish Student Association)

Harvard University Graduate School of Design Jewish Students Association

Harvard Jewish Law

Students Association

Alliance For Israel

Harvard Business School Jewish Students Association

INSTITUTIONAL SPONSORS
 
 

ABOUT US

MAX AUGUST, DIRECTOR

Max August is a sophomore at Harvard College studying economics and government. He grew up in New York City and attended the Horace Mann School. Max has always had a deep connection to his Judaism but began becoming an Israel advocate when he got to college and felt true anti-Israel sentiment for the first time. He is committed to combating the apathy amongst most college students and broadening the reach of Israel activism. He has three younger siblings and enjoys playing tennis in his spare time. 

CHARLOTTE PARTOW, DIRECTOR OF EXECUTION

Charlotte Partow is a junior at Harvard College. She grew up in New York City, where she graduated from the Spence School. Her love for and spiritual connection to Israel first began on a trip to Israel with her Hebrew School class led by her Rabbi after her Bat Mitzvah. She has chosen to study Talmudic and Rabbinic scholarship at Harvard in an effort to live by the enduring ethics and principles of the people of Israel.

ILAN GOLDBERG, DIRECTOR OF CONTENT

Ilan Goldberg is a second year student at Harvard College. He was born in Mexico City, where he lived until the age of seven, when he moved with his family to Toronto. Within two years they moved again, to Los Angeles -- where they live today, and where Ilan attended Milken Community High School. Ilan grew up with a deep love for and a personal connection to Israel his whole life. At Harvard, he has delved into the opportunity of exploring this connection in a rigorous, and nuanced academic manner.

MELISSA KAPLAN, DIRECTOR OF CAREER FAIR

Melissa Kaplan grew up in New York City and attended Ramaz School. Melissa’s connection to Israel started young and she spent a year studying at Bar Ilan University (2014-2015). Melissa is involved in other Israel related groups on campus. She serves as the National Chairwoman of the Tamid Group.

ALEX POPOVSKI, DIRECTOR OF COLLEGE STUDENT OUTREACH

Alex is a junior from Irvine, California. Before the OC, he was born in Moldova and raised in Israel. Alex has been involved in a variety of Israeli and Jewish groups throughout his life, and has always been passionate about sharing his identity with anyone who would listen to – or eat – what he had to offer. Besides interests in identity-based conflicts and negotiation, he is a strong advocate of tikkun olam and excited by economic development and global health.

BEN BADEJO, DIRECTOR OF GRADUATE SCHOOL STUDENT OUTREACH

Ben Badejo is a first-year student at Harvard Law School. He grew up primarily in New York City suburbs and the mid-Hudson Valley after first living in Golders Green, London for six years. He graduated from Tufts University in 2012 where he studied International Relations and Economics, and then returned to New York where he first worked for a law firm focused on corporate governance issues and M&A transactions, and then worked in regulatory compliance positions at investment management firms.

SARAH ARATEN, DIRECTOR OF OTHER OPPORTUNITIES FAIR

Sarah is a sophomore at Harvard College concentrating in Chemical & Physical Biology. She first explored Israel through her Judaic studies courses at the Ramaz school, and over the Harvard Birthright trip. This past summer, she participated in the Onward Israel program, doing research in a lab at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem that focused on the correlation between specific genes in cancer cells. On campus, Sarah is involved in Jewish life at Harvard Hillel, serving as the Vice President of Shabbat programing.

ERIC MOED, DIRECTOR OF DESIGN

Eric is an architect and designer from New York City. His work exists at the intersection of art, design and architecture, examining the relationship between memory, narrative & communal outreach. He holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Pratt Institute '12 and is currently pursuing a Masters in Design Studies at the Harvard Graduate School of Design. Eric has served on several national boards including Friends of Bezalel Academy and the Sousa Mendes Foundation. Moed’s projects have been featured in the New York Times, The Herald Tribune, Haaretz, the BBC, Tablet Magazine, and Archinect.

 

GET IN TOUCH

Submit the form below or email us directly at info@israelsummitharvard.com.

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