Who
We Are

Serve the Moment is a program of Repair the World, in partnership with the Jewish Service Alliance.

 

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The Jewish Service Alliance (JSA), a new coalition of organizations created to mobilize tens of thousands of Jewish young adults and college students in 100,000 acts of meaningful service and learning to address the COVID-19 crisis, its economic fallout, and the current movement for racial justice.

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Our
Team

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Brittney Aston

City Coordinator, Pittsburgh

Brittney Chantele Aston is a Serve the Moment City Coordinator of Repair The World Pittsburgh who works with Corps Members to provide Pittsburgh communities necessary service in response to COVID-19. After spending nearly 5 years within the nonprofit sector in Pittsburgh, Brittney knows there is much work to be done and coordination is the key. Brittney is also an artivist, one who combines art and activism via hip-hop, visual art, and physical activism. Brittney was named one of the ’13 Luminaries to Meet in 2020′ by the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and continues to strive for their artistry to reach national recognition. Brittney is a Veteran and holds a BA in criminal justice from Edinboro University.

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Steven Breiter

City Coordinator, Miami

Steven Breiter is extremely excited to be joining the Repair the World team as the Miami City Coordinator for the Serve the Moment initiative! After graduating from the University of Florida in May 2019 with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and a concentration in Theatre Studies, Steven moved to Washington, DC to work for Shakespeare Theatre Company in a season long fellowship to learn more about managing a non-profit theatre. He got the incredible opportunity to work with amazing actors, directors, and other industry members on groundbreaking material that worked to forward social change. Over the past couple of years, Steven has also been heavily engrossed in a project called ‘Tap Dancing Through Auschwitz’ as the Director and Associate Producer. This story was created to help educate young adults about the holocaust and the effects it has on all people still to this day, and producing it helps fulfill Steven’s desire to educate on social issues. Outside of work and professional passions, Steven loves all things Miami sports, binging funny TV shows, and road tripping!

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Kayla Cohen

City Coordinator, Atlanta

Kayla Cohen (she/her) is a womanist and organizer from the Westside of Atlanta, GA. As an alumnus of Agnes Scott College, she holds a commitment to her community to value social justice and global learning in all of her endeavors. She has worked towards social equity alongside local non-profits and organizations for the past five years. She was first impacted by the desire to work towards transformative action within her community when SPARK Reproductive Justice Now chose her as a participant of their Fierce Youth Reclaiming & Empowering (FYRE) program in 2011. This opportunity taught her the power of community-based service-learning. As a City Coordinator for Repair the World, Kayla is excited to organize, develop, and build relationships between local non-profits and Repair the World’s fellows. In her spare time, Kayla takes pleasure in hosting dinner parties, visiting museums, and getting lost in a good book.

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Molly Cram

Program Manager

Molly (she/her) has spent the last five years working in American Jewish community in Washington, DC, most recently with Moishe House as the Director of House Programs. Previously, Molly worked with a disability rights organization, organizing international women’s leadership programs, lived in Guatemala learning Spanish and how to salsa dance, and spent time in an Ethiopian immigrant community in Israel. Molly enjoys making the perfect cup of tea, talking about Oregon, and dreams of one day owning her own dog.

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Daniel De Boulay

City Coordinator, New York City

Daniel is a New York native who is passionate about New York’s immigration history and culture. He has graduated from Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts with a degree in Global Studies and a minor in Japanese, a degree from Parsons in Fine Arts, and a TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) Certification. During university, he had the opportunity to conduct two ethnographic studies, one in Japan focusing on Tokyo’s queer locale and another in New York focusing on Drag Queens and their use of the art form as subversion. He has participated in art shows with his ongoing series relating to America’s immigration history in addition to working with organizations such as the Chinese American Planning Council, the Mayor’s Office of Immigrant Affairs, Columbia Impact and Mixteca. You can find Daniel exploring an art gallery or museum in New York City on his time off. He is excited to work with Repair the World to inspire young people to advocate for change in their communities.

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Jordan Fruchtman

Senior Director

Jordan Fruchtman has over 12 years of executive leadership experience and is honored to be the Senior Director of the Jewish Service Alliance. Jordan is a proud alumni of UC Santa Barbara where he founded BRIDGES, a program that connected college students with homeless families for mentorship, tutoring, and bridge building relationships. He spent two more years working alongside homeless families as the Youth Services and Development Manager at Transition House. He then moved into Jewish leadership, working for two years as the Regional Director of the Forest Foundation, giving college students an opportunity to turn their personal passions into local service projects. He went on to earn an MBA, and Masters in Jewish Professional Leadership from Brandeis University where he was a Professional Leader’s Project Academic Fellow and Hebrew Senior Life Leadership Intern. He used that experience to become the Executive Director of Orange County Hillel where he led the organization for three years. For the past nine years, Jordan had the privilege to serve as the Chief Program Officer for Moishe House, and led the organization through massive growth in breadth and depth.

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Katie Hamelburg

City Coordinator, Boston

Katie Hamelburg is a Washington, DC native currently living in the Boston area, and is thrilled to be joining Repair the World as the Boston City Coordinator. Ever since she can remember, she has been passionate about creating social change through a Jewish lens, making Repair a perfect fit! She received her BA from the University of Maryland for her undergraduate degree in Jewish Studies and Middle East Studies, with a focus in Hebrew Language Education. She most recently graduated from Brandeis University’s Hornstein-Heller Masters’ Program, with an MA in Jewish Professional Leadership and MBA in Nonprofit Management. During her undergraduate degree, she studied abroad at the University of Haifa, as well as attended the Middlebury School of Hebrew. She was also active in many of Maryland Hillel’s student groups, including its Tzedek (social justice) and Alternative Break fellowships. She also served as the International Social Action/Tikun Olam Vice President of the youth group United Synagogue Youth. Prior to graduate school Katie worked with the Metrowest Jewish Preteen Engagement Collaborative, an initiative to engage middle schoolers in the Metrowest Boston area through synagogues, day schools, and summer camps. As a Brandeis Graduate Student, she worked with Kesher Newton, a Hebrew Immersion program in the Boston area, and was in the iCenter’s Fellowship for a Master’s Concentration in Israel Education. In her free time, she teaches and performs Israeli Dance. She’s thrilled to be joining the Repair the World team and focus on social justice initiatives in the Boston area!

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Anasazi Levy

Marketing & Recruitment Associate

Anasazi is thrilled to join the Repair the World team as the Marketing & Recruitment Associate for Serve the Moment. A California native and UCLA alumna, Ana spent the past two years as the Springboard Fellowship Innovation Specialist for Hillel at the George Washington University. At Hillel, she crafted a new digital media strategy, piloted student-led initiatives, and mentored more than 360 GW students. She is passionate about the power of social media to explore different perspectives and take action. In her free time, she enjoys cooking vegan meals, taking long walks, and embarking on her mission to visit every U.S. state. Ana lives in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of Washington, D.C. with her rescue cat Mona.

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Saadiah McIntosh

Cities and Innovation Coordinator

Hailing from Harlem, New York, Saadiah holds a B.A. from Brandeis University in History and American Studies. An avid fan of music, he developed a passion for a number of progressive issues while growing up as a young Jewish man of color and over the course of his college years. Saadiah previously served as Operations Manager and Director of Operations at food services startup Sage Kitchen, where he worked to build the company’s cultural infrastructure and systematically improve day to day operations. Before that, Saadiah completed work for organizations such as the Mashu Mashu Theater for Social Change in Jerusalem, the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation and a social impact strategic consultancy/creative agency called Purpose PBC. He currently lives in the Washington Heights neighborhood of New York City.

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Miranda Rosenblum

Virtual Service Associate

Miranda Rosenblum (they/them) is a spirited advocate and change-maker. They are delighted to join the Repair the World team as the Virtual Service Manager to connect Jewish young adults to meaningful and impactful virtual volunteer opportunities. Miranda spent their last two years as the Volunteer Recruiter for The Trevor Project, growing a volunteer program that directly supports Trevor’s rapidly-expanding crisis intervention and suicide prevention services for LGBTQ youth. They’ve previously worked at GLAAD, The LGBT Community Center of NYC, and Equality Virginia. Miranda currently lives in Brooklyn, NY with their girlfriend and jungle of thriving houseplants. They graduated Summa Cum Laude from the University of Richmond with a B.A. in American Studies and Gender & Sexuality Studies

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Abby Rubin

City Coordinator, Detroit

Abby grew up in Cleveland, OH. After completing her degree in Organizational Studies at the University of Michigan, she went on to be a Repair the World fellow in Detroit in the 2014-2015 cohort. She stayed in Detroit to work as the Workshop Coordinator while getting her Masters in Library and Information Science from Wayne State University. After working as a volunteer coordinator at Arts & Scraps, Abby started as a Bookseller and Social Media Manager at Pages Bookshop in northwest Detroit, while also working as a Children’s Librarian at Detroit Public Library. She is happy to be back at Repair the World to help kick off the Serve the Moment program. In her free time, you can find her reading, crafting, and enjoying the Detroit sun when she can find it.

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Pete Saudek

City Coordinator, Cleveland

Pete is thrilled to launch Serve The Moment in Cleveland as a local organizer and advocate working for a more just and equitable city. Pete spent the past 4 years as a housing advocate with the Fair Housing Center for Rights & Research in Cleveland, investigating complaints of housing discrimination and working with residents to reverse decades of segregation and redlining. Upon graduating from Oberlin College in 2015, Pete began organizing with Showing Up for Racial Justice Northeast Ohio, facilitating anti-racism workshops and heading a local campaign titled “Redistributing White Wealth,” which allocates resources to BIPOC-led organizations building grassroots power in the region. He is most excited to fuse his work and spirituality with Repair The World– to learn, grow and give each day. In the wild, Pete can be found on daily walks to Lake Erie, writing music, gardening and hosting campfires in the backyard.

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Hannah Shevrin

City Coordinator, Chicago

Originally from Ann Arbor, Michigan, Hannah moved to Chicago as an Avodah Service Corps Member where she worked with Beyond Legal Aid, a non-profit that unites lawyers and organizers across Chicago. She is invigorated by organizing spaces and programs for justice workers to share knowledge and skills that fuel their work for a better world. Hannah is eager to be the Chicago City Coordinator for Serve the Moment and cultivate an imaginative, robust program for young Jews to think critically and boldly about the power of Jewish justice engagement. Outside of work she enjoys dancing, cooking without recipes, reading, and biking around Chicago with the lake almost always as the end point. Hannah holds a BA in Sociology from Tufts University.

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Chelsea Snyder

City Coordinator, Los Angeles

Chelsea Snyder (she/her) grew up in Southern California and is an alumnus of University of California, Santa Barbara and Humboldt State University, where she received her BA and MFA in Acting & Directing with an emphasis on social action-based performance. Chelsea is an activist, performer, writer, and community organizer focusing on body positivity, inclusion, bringing people together, and helping people live their most authentic lives through self-love.

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Hannah Trumbull

City Coordinator, Bay Area

Hannah is passionate about fighting for racial and gender justice alongside members of impacted communities. At her last job, Hannah managed the creation of the nation’s first Tiny House Village for Homeless Youth, a 26-unit affordable housing project with wrap-around services and a restorative-justice program model. Hannah is certified as a domestic violence counselor, and formerly counseled Jewish DV survivors at Shalom Bayit. She was honored as a Bend the Arc Jeremiah fellow, UC Davis Writing Fellow, and was the 2017 UC Davis graduation student speaker. Hannah lives with 12 friends in a co-op, where she plays pop music on the violin and makes unnecessary slideshows.

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