Eight Questions

Sam Raphaelson
Rice University
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Avery Lucas
Univ. of Houston

Sam is a freshman from Boston. He's pictured picking up his Shabag - a Shabbat bag with everything he needs to welcome Shabbat


Click Sam's picture to read his

answers to Houston Hillel's

eight questions.

Avery is a sophomore from Houston majoring in education. She's pictured with Ellie Rips.


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eight questions.

Lauren Schwartz
Young Professional
Geena May
McGovern Med School

A Virginia native, Lauren recently moved to Houston from Beaumont. She is excited to explore the Bayou City and try every (vegetarian) taco the city

has to offer.


Click Lauren's picture to read her answers to Houston Hillel's

eight questions.

Geena is a student at McGovern Medical School. She's originally from Northern Virginia, and attended UT before moving to Houston.

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eight questions.

About Houston Hillel

Houston Hillel is a multi-campus Hillel Foundation


Houston Hillel welcomes Jewish students and young professionals all over the greater Houston area. Our events are always free and you’ll never have to rsvp. As the only inclusive, egalitarian and pluralistic Jewish campus organization, we welcome LGBTQIA students, those from interfaith backgrounds, and everyone's Jew-adjacent friends.

Interested in Houston Hillel? Call Rabbi Kenny Weiss at 713-526-4918 or send him an email at kweiss@houstonhillel.org.

Rabbi Kenny Weiss
Executive Director

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Alyssa Silva


Assistant Executive Director

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Carly Fleck
Springboard Innovation Fellow

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Lior Ashkenazy Dor
Jewish Agency Israel Fellow 

to Houston Hillel
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Houston Hillel

Ida & William Zinn Building
1700 Bissonnet     Houston TX 77005
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Houston Hillel's Student Lounge

at the University of Houston

A.D. Bruce Religion Center Room 104
Entrance 13 off Cullen Street