Hillel Student Board


President: Ayelet Bernstein– bernstea@purdue.edu

Ayelet Bernstein is a Junior in the College of Education, majoring in Elementary Education. She is passionate about her Jewish identity, and has loved being a member of the Hillel since her freshman year. In her day to day, Ayelet serves as a Senator for the college of education, an ambassador for the college of education, and a music teacher at the local religious school (LJCRS). Ayelet is excited to get to know as many PurJews as possible!


Vice-President: Ethan Hirsh– hirshe@purdue.edu

Ethan Hirsh is a sophomore from Boca Raton, Florida majoring in MET.


Social Chair: Jonah Ross– ross239@purdue.edu

Jonah Ross is a sophomore in Environmental and Ecological Engineering, originally from the Cleveland suburbs. Along with being on Hillel Student Board, he serves as the Director of Voter registration for Purdue College Democrats.


Religious Chair: Bailey Czerkiewicz– bczerkie@purdue.edu

Bailey Czerkiewicz is from Louisville, Kentucky, and is a junior in the department of biology studying genetics. In her spare time, she enjoys watching crime shows, reading, and crocheting. Bailey wants everyone to know that she is always open to talk and is happy to lend a friendly ear!


FIrst Year Students @ Hillel (FYSH) Chair: Edan Nagar– enagar@purdue.edu

Edan Nagar is a junior from Los Angeles, California studying International Relations and Business with a minor in Portuguese. Edan is very excited to be on the Hillel Board once again this year and looks forward to increasing our Hillel family.


Social Media Chair: Emily Sullins– esullins@purdue.edu

Emily Sullins is from Fort Wayne, Indiana, and is a sophomore studying Pre-Communications. Emily intends to focus on Public Relations and Strategic Communication, with a double minor in Spanish and Management. When she is not busy with homework, Emily enjoys going to the gym, watching Game of Thrones, and browsing the Internet.  She also enjoys traveling when given the chance to study and tour abroad!


Tzedek Chair: Samantha Barter– sbarter@purdue.edu

Samantha Barter is a sophomore from Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, majoring in Hospitality and Tourism Management, with a concentration in environmental sustainability. Emily looks forward to serving on the Hilllel board this year and getting to know all of our new members.


Treasurer: Skyler Loundy– sloundy@purdue.edu

Skyler Loundy is a Junior majoring in Psychological Sciences (psychology). She is from San Jose, California and is very proud to be the treasurer of the Hillel Student Board this year. Skyler wishes all students – new and returning – good things for this coming year.

Secretary: Natalie Grober– ngrober@purdue.edu

Natalie Grober,is a junior studying Planetary Science and Technical Writing with a minor in Jewish Studies. This is Natalie’s first year serving on the Hillel board, but she is eager to make an impact in her community by facilitating swift communication between board members and Hillel visitors. Last summer Natalie interned for the Smithsonian’s National Air and Space museum and aspires to work for NASA next summer.