Our Jewish Engagement Interns are members of our Hofstra Hillel community that are trained by Hofstra International to help guide Jewish students on campus through their college journey. Our interns aid in this process through discussion, social action, and informal Jewish learning. If you would like to enrich your Jewish journey and learning, do not hesitate to contact one of these fabulous interns!
Hailing from the great state of Texas, Tova is a member of the class of 2017. She is majoring in Public Relations and minoring in Dance. She is currently interning for The Madison Square Garden Company as well as is actively involved in her sorority Alpha Phi, Hofstra PRSSA, and is co-chairing Hofstra’s Relay for Life. Tova is a member of the first cohort of Ruderman interns, focusing on disability inclusion and education.
Born and raised in the Philadelphia area, Haley is a Junior majoring in Journalism, Global Studies and Geography, with a minor in the Classics. Along with Hillel, she is a member of WRHU and is a Hebrew School teacher for Temple Beth-El in Great Neck. Haley is the Global Jewish Engagement Intern this year while continuing her fellowship and work with the Swedish-based organization Paideia.
Phil Steinberg is a senior born and raised in New York. He is majoring in Management with a minor in Labor Studies. Phil is actively involved with Hofstra Hillel and is looking forward to being a part of JEI. He is currently the Jewish Identity Chair for the Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity on campus. Phil took a gap year before college to volunteer in Israel with children with special needs, and has had internships with MADA and the Israel Fire Department.