Tzur is a fourth year student in Geography and Environmental Development. As a son of two parents who moved to Israel from different ends of the world he has always been interested in Judaism and Jewish communities around the globe. Two years ago he became involved at Hillel BGU and participated in our delegation to Uruguay, which triggered his continued involvement in Hillel BGU activities. Upon his return from the delegation he led a project in Holocaust testimony in Russian at The Yeelim Absorption Center. Tzur coordinates the "Triple Amiyut" program which partners with Hillel Montreal and Hillel Germany. The program is supported by the Wohl Global Hillel Grant. This will be Tzur's second year as a coordinator and his main activity will focus on carrying out a social initiative for the community as a continuation of his delegation experience.
Tal is a second year student in Education and Management. Tal's connection to Diaspora Jewry began with her mother who maid Aliya from the United States. Tal first heard about Hillel from her mother who was an active member of Hillel on her university campus. During Tal's army service she participated in the "Birthright" program and discovered the importance of the connection between Israeli and American Jewry. She continued her exploration of Diaspora Jewry by being part of an Israeli delegation to an American summer camp, sponsored by the Jewish Agency. This year Tal asked to join the internship program in the field of Public Relations because of her identification with Hillel and her desire for self-development.
Reut is a second year student in Social Work. She was first exposed to Hillel during her participation in a delegation to American summer camps sponsored by the Jewish Agency. She has extensive experience working with youth, especially with educational projects for Jewish youth in the Diaspora. Reut worked with programs such as "Masa" and "The Israel Experience." Last year she participated in a unique program in Germany which deals with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. This year Reut joined Hillel Ben-Gurion as the Marketing and Advertising Coordinator out of identification with the values and activities of the organization
Nir (Niko) is a third year student in Mechanical Engineering. Last year, Niko joined Hillel Ben-Gurion in the framework of the social practicum supported by "Rothschild Ambassadors." During that year he participated in Hillel’s "Echad Haam" program through which he contributed to the wellbeing of the new immigrants in the city by organizing volunteering events at The Yealim Absorption Center. In addition, Niko was chosen to take part in the "Israeli StudenTour" delegation to Hillel Centers on the west coast of America, resulting in his learning about Hillel International activities and the special projects which exist on various US college campuses. This year, Niko will be in a new position at Hillel Ben-Gurion as the Social Initiatives Coordinator, through which he will lead the students in carrying out their own initiatives
Shir is a second year student in Political Science, European Studies and Settlement Dispute Management. Last year she joined Hillel Ben-Gurion in the framework of the social practicum supported by "Rothschild Ambassadors." During that year she also participated in Hillel’s "Zechor v’Kabed" program, through which she contributed to the wellbeing of Holocaust survivors in Beer Sheva. As a result of this meaningful experience, Shir asked to continue her activity with Hillel as coordinator of the "Echad Ha'am" program. The program includes volunteering with new immigrants of all ages. She will try to help immigrants in achieving a smooth integration into Israeli society. In addition, Shir will take part in the "Hillel Olami" internship program in the "Tzedek v’Tikun Olam" track and will travel to Hillel CUNY for a short internship