Three outstanding IU Jewish Studies alumni will be available to talk with students about careers at the Jewish Studies Career Night. Dinner will be provided. No reservations are necessary.
Adam is currently the Director of Field Operations for the Mid-Atlantic hub of BBYO. In this role, he supervises staff and manages the budgets of 6 BBYO regions in the Mid-Atlantic. Prior to BBYO, Adam worked at the Jewish Federation of Greater Phoenix where he held a number of positions in the campaign department while also working on global partnerships and community planning. Adam also spent time at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Detroit in campaign and community planning. Adam holds an MSW from the University of Michigan and graduate certificate in Jewish Communal Leadership.
Jami currently serves as a non-profit consultant with Clearway Consulting, Inc. Her clients include a number of entrepreneurial Jewish communal organizations, includng IKAR, Jewish Jumpstart, and Organizational Tune Up. She has held programmatic, fundraising, and management postiions at Jewish Vocational Service of Los Angeles, The UCLA Center for Jewish Studies, The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles, and Birthright Israel Foundation. Jami received her B.A. in Jewish Studies and Near Eastern Languages & Cultures at IU and her M.B.A. in Non-Orofit Management and M.A. in Jewish Communal Studies from American Jewish University.
Originally from West Lafayette, Indiana, Elizabeth spent her formative years growing up as a product of Jewish summer camping. Having attended both Camp Young Judea (Waupaca, WI) and Goldman Union Camp Institute (Zionsville, IN) she was exposed to and inspired by Jewish professionals from a young age. Elizabeth graduated from Indiana University in 2004 with a degree in both Jewish Studies and Political Science. While at IU, she served as youth group advisor for Temple Beth Shalom in Bloomington, was a Resident Advisor at Wright Quad and served on the Board of Aeons for the Chancellor of the University. Elizabeth went to rabbinical school immediately after IU and was ordained from HUC-JIR (Cincinnati) in 2009. Upon Ordination, Elizabeth served as the Interim Educator and Cantorial Soloist at Temple Beth El in Tacoma, WA and then moved to New York in 2010 where she currently serves as the Associate Rabbi at the Reform Temple of Forest Hills. Elizabeth also takes courses with the cantorial students at HUC-JIR in Manhattan, fulfilling her passion for Jewish liturgical music.
Students may make individual appointments with any or all of these alumni for Tuesday morning, October 31. Appointments are available 9:30-11:30 am on Tuesday, October 30. Email Missy (firstname.lastname@example.org) to schedule your appointment.
For more information or if you have questions, please contact 855-0453 or email the Jewish Studies Program.