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Schechter boasts more than 3,000 alumni living throughout the United States, Israel, and around the world.

We are proud of our Schechter alumni, who are using their knowledge, skills, and creativity to enrich their academic, personal, and professional communities.

While their pursuits are varied—from working within a wide range of industries and professions, to serving as leaders within Jewish organizations—they all share something in common: their journey began at Schechter.

Spotlight on the 1990’s

Roenen Ben-Ami
(SSDS ’99)

Co-Founder & Chief Risk Officer

Noam Pikelny
(SSDS ’93)

Founding Member of Punch Brothers & 3-time Grammy Nominee

Aliza (Rudolph) Scheier
(SSDS ’99)

Co-founder of Moms for Tikkun Olam

Ofer Sivan
(SSDS ’92)

Co-owner of Oasis Falafel & Oasis Street Food Brand

Bryan Villano
(SSDS ’96)

Co-Founder of ContractPower

Spotlight on the 2000’s

Sam Buchbinder
(SSDS ’00)

Crossword Puzzle Creator
New York Times

Gabe Derman
(SSDS ’08)

Founder of Derman Performance an Online Fitness & Personal Training Platform

Zach Fertig
(SSDS ’04)

Co-founder & President
Swift Homes

Ariel Ferri Fleischman
(SSDS ’06)

Veterinarian Intern
Angell Animal Medical Center

Jamie (SSDS ’06) & Danny Hochberg (SSDS ’08)

Jamie: Speech Language Pathologist Allied Health. Danny: Founder of Dor2Dor Realty

Gabriella Meltzerr
(SSDS ’07)

Doctoral Candidate, New York University School of Global Public Health

Arianna Rozen
(SSDS ’06)

Vibe Entertainment

Adam Rudolph
(SSDS ’07)

Wealth Manager
Strategic Wealth Partners

Adam Schneider
(SSDS ’07)

Graduate Student, Master in Public Policy Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Amaris Sturm
(SSDS ’06)

Art Conservator
Cleveland Museum of Art

Micah Swislow
(SSDS ’03)

Firefighter/Paramedic Recognized with a Medal of Valor by City of Highland Park

Lisa Wiznitzer
(SSDS ’07)

Loeb & Loeb LLP

Spotlight on the 2010’s

Noah Blaustein
(SSDS ’14)

Water Resource Engineer Greenley and Hansen LLC

Julia Bokor
(SSDS ’14)

Digital Content Creator for Taylor King (TK)

Lily Brasch
(SSDS ’11)

Creator or Born to Prove Foundation

Samantha Crane
(SSDS ’13)

Southeast Campus Coordinator, StandWithUs

Gaby Ecanow
(SSDS ’14)

Pursuing a Graduate Degree in Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

Natalie Ecanow
(SSDS ’13)

Analyst at a Private Foundation

Tali Eisenstadt
(SSDS ’10)

4th Grade Teacher at Jensen Elementary

Shira Forester
(SSDS ’11)

Judaic Studies teacher, Luria Academy of Brooklyn, NY

Hadar Halivni
(SSDS ’14)

Neuroscience Research at The National Institute of Health in Washington, DC

Elissa Hoffman
(SSDS ’12)

English Teacher Masa Israel Teaching Fellows Program

Aaron Jackson
(SSDS ’14)

Pursuing a Masters in Aerospace Engineering at The University of Southern California

Elan Karoll
(SSDS ’11)

Senior Marketing Manager at BMO Bank, Chicago

Eli Krule
(SSDS ’11)

Finance Director for Congressman Brad Schneider

Coby Maeir
(SSDS ’16)

Ohio State University Student and Announcer for Scarlet & Gray Sports Radio Network

Chase Nathan
(SSDS ’11)

Assistant Merchant in the Men’s Fleece Dept. at Old Navy San Francisco

Max Pivo
(SSDS ’14)

Student in Harvard University’s Regional Studies-Middle East graduate program

Shira Romanoff
(SSDS ’11)

Legal Associate Recruiter at MindSpring Partners

Maya Scholder
(SSDS ’15)

Media specialist at Hunter Marketing

Ayala Schwartz
(SSDS ’14)

Social Media Manager at Payton Rose Boutique

Ayelet Sheffey
(SSDS ’13)

Economic Policy Fellow at Business Insider

Talia Simmons
(SSDS ’13)

Account Associate, Corporate and Strategy at Real Chemistry

Taking Their Game to the
Next Level

Graduates Who Have Continued Their Love of Athletics After Graduation

Jessica Wittenstein
(SSDS ’14)

Graduate Student in Animal Assisted Reproductive Technology at Colorado State University

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