Resume

EDUCATION


THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Arts in Creative Writing, Expected, June 2021


Yeshivat Orayta, Jerusalem, Israel

Gap year; religious studies, June 2017


Ramaz Upper School, New York, New York

Diploma, June 2016

GPA: 4.0100

Awards: Rifka Rosenwein Journalism Award, Aron, Leah, and Leon Swergold Memorial Award for Talmud Study, English Award, Morris Arfa Keter Shem Tov (Crown of a Good Name) Award, Commended Student - National Merit Scholarship


EXPERIENCE


The Philadelphia Inquirer; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

News Features Intern: June 2019 – August 2019


The Chicago Maroon; Chicago, Illinois

Deputy News Editor: April 2019 – present

Senior Reporter: March 2018 – March 2019

Staff writer: December 2017 – March 2018

Contributor: October 2017 – December 2017

  • Edit articles, working with writers to flesh out drafts
  • Manage social media accounts for the paper
  • Report on university and community news
  • Interview and research for longer university-focused features

The Jerusalem Post; Jerusalem, Israel

News intern, June 2018 – August 2018

  • Reported on and wrote over 30 news articles for publication in the print and web editions of a leading Israeli newspaper; had one cover story and multiple significant news stories
  • Reported through writing and Twitter from the Knesset (parliament), protests, hyper-local stories, and more
  • Provided writing, transcription, and reporting support to fellow reporters and the news desk​

Hillel at the University of Chicago; Chicago, Illinois

Professional Intern, October 2017 – Present

  • Write and collect content for the weekly organizational newsletter, sent to Jewish undergraduates
  • Greet and aid visitors to Hillel building from the Welcome Desk
  • Occasionally provide support with event and programming planning and preparation


The Jewish Link of New Jersey community newspaper; Teaneck, New Jersey

Columnist, local correspondent, and Israel correspondent, May 2014 – September 2017

  • Wrote a weekly column featuring personal reflections, life anecdotes, and thoughts on current events
  • Reported on local events taking place at synagogues and schools
  • Reported from Israel on the wildfires in the Haifa region (fall 2016), a front-page story


The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York

High school intern, imaging department, July 2016-August 2016­­­­­­­­

  • Developed an end-of-summer event for families with the other interns; managed the event’s photo booth
  • Assisted a senior photographer with photographing and editing for time-lapse videos
  • Designed and crafted an original art piece for a collaborative intern art exhibit


Hannigan, Salky, and Getzler Literary Agency, New York, New York

Submissions Intern, August 2014 and 2015

  • Evaluated submitted manuscripts and wrote up reports on the pros and cons of each one
  • Provided feedback to a senior agent on whether the agency should consider the manuscript or not