Person Type: Current Fellow

February 2022

Allison Ullman

Allison Ullman grew up in Kansas City and was very involved in the Jewish community when she was younger. Currently, she resides in South Waldo with her boyfriend. Allison works in the Medical Intensive Care Unit at Saint Luke’s South … Continue reading

9th Feb, 2022

Aviva Symons

A Pittsburgh native, Aviva relocated to Kansas City in the summer of 2020, joining Congregation Beth Torah as their Director of Member Engagement. Aviva’s educational and professional experiences include Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion’s Zelikow School of … Continue reading

9th Feb, 2022

Sarah Oleander

Sarah Oleander has been working in public service for six years, focusing primarily on housing justice. She also has experience in public health and food justice. Sarah is in the process of converting to Judaism. She loves Judaism’s focus on … Continue reading

9th Feb, 2022

Ashley House

Ashley House grew up in Overland Park, KS, and was active in Kansas City’s Jewish community here. She recently moved back, after attending college on the east coast and residing in Denver for a couple years. Ashley is excited about … Continue reading

9th Feb, 2022

Julia Logan Labow

Julia Logan Labow (she/her) is the Director of Research and Field Operations at OneTable. Her justice work is informed and deepened by Jewish values. Julia is interested in topics of wealth, class, and redistribution, as well as abolition. She likes … Continue reading

9th Feb, 2022

Nathan Lamp

Nathan Lamp is a theatre artist, educator, and writer who is currently a third-year Ph.D. student in performance studies at Northwestern University. Nathan is also a graduate mentor in the Brady Program for Ethics and Civic Life, a graduate assistant … Continue reading

9th Feb, 2022

Gideon Goldberg

Gideon Goldberg has been organizing with the union in Chicago since 2017. When he’s not organizing, Gideon enjoys trying out recipes from his cookbook of vegan Asian food, learning famous chess games, and reading historical fiction.

9th Feb, 2022

Pnina Tranen

Pnina Tranen (she/her) moved to Chicago in late 2021, after completing a combined MSW/MPH program at the University of Michigan. She now works as the manager for a co-located housing navigation program with Howard Brown Health, assisting folks experiencing homelessness … Continue reading

8th Feb, 2022

Jeff Harris

Jeff Harris has worked in the Jewish camp world for the past five years. Prior to that, he worked for the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, and has also served on the board for a startup nonprofit which focused on … Continue reading

2nd Feb, 2022

Jay Gilman

Jay Gilman is a consultant with CCS Fundraising, partnering with nonprofit organizations to help them achieve transformational change through fundraising and strategic planning. For more than a decade, Jay has worked for organizations leveraging the performing arts for social and … Continue reading

2nd Feb, 2022
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