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Introducing the Candidates for NFTY-GER Regional Board 5778-5779

Candidates for President

Sarah Friedman is a junior from Hillsborough, New Jersey. Sarah has served on the NFTY-GER Cabinet for two years, and is currently serving as the Membership Vice President! Sarah has served as the Vice President and Ex-Officio in her TYG, SMOOCHY, and has loved attending UMC and URJ Kutz Camp. Sarah coaches a cheerleading team for students with and without disabilities. Some things Sarah enjoys are memes and watching funny videos of dogs on Facebook.

Read Sarah’s Letter of Intent!

Candidates for Programming Vice President

Ethan Jaffee is a junior from Westfield, NJ and is very excited to announce his candidacy for Programming Vice President. Currently Ethan serves as the Programming Vice President for his youth group, TEWTY, and as the Central Recruitment Chair on the NFTY-GER Cabinet. Outside of NFTY, Ethan enjoys playing trombone in his high school’s band and spending time with his friends.

Read Ethan’s Letter of Intent!


Candidates for Social Action Vice President

Hello, my name is Barbara Taubes and I’m running for Social Action Vice President. I am a junior that lives in New York. I have two sisters, my mom, my dog, and two cats. I love sushi and unicorns. I joined NFTY-GER my freshman year at Winter Kallah and fell in love with all of you ever since. I wish everyone running the best of luck!

Read Barbara’s Letter of Intent!


Candidates for Religious & Cultural Vice President

Michael Einiger has served as this year’s NFTY-GER Head Songleader. He is a member of Anshe Emeth Memorial Temple in New Brunswick, NJ, where he serves as Head Songleader and is the Religious and Cultural VP of their TYG. Michael also attended URJ Camp Harlam for three years, expanding his love for Judaism. When not at temple or NFTY events, Michael can be found in the theater: performing onstage, playing piano in the pit, or sound designing.

Read Michael’s Letter of Intent!

Candidates for Membership Vice President

Zachary Lemberg is a junior from Westfield High School and is very proud to announce that he will be running for the position of Membership Vice President for the 5778-5779 year. This past year, Zachary served as the Communications Vice President for his local TYG, TEWTY. He also holds the position of Publicity Chair for the NFTY GER Cabinet. Outside of NFTY, Zachary participates in multiple choral groups and enjoys spending time with friends.

Read Zack’s Letter of Intent!

Candidates for Financial Vice President

Amy Heimowitz is a Junior from Monroe, NY. She has formally held the positions of BETY’s NFTY-GER Rep, 5776-5777 Marketing Chair, and is currently the 5777-5778 Financial Vice President. Amy is also a Urban Mitzvah Corps and URJ Kutz Camp alumni. She is an active member of the National Art Honor Society and rarely has free time on her hands. But, when she does, she can be found purchasing Nalgenes or eating sushi with friends.

Read Amy’s Letter of Intent!

Candidates for Communications Vice President

My name is Mitchell Friedman and I am a Junior from SMOOCHY. This past year I served as the Communications Vice President on NFTY-GER’s Regional Board. During my summers I attend Camp Harlam and was fortunate enough to travel to Israel with my camp this past summer. I attend school in Hillsborough where I enjoy running, spending time with my homies, eating Chinese food, and finding obscure pieces of multimedia (music, television, movies, etc…)

Read Mitchell’s Letter of Intent!