Elana Spiegel is a senior at Beachwood High School and has been very involved in NCSY throughout her time in high school. She has been on chapter board all four years, on Junior NCSY board last year, and is currently on the Regional board. She went on TJJ in 2018 and would be happy to talk to you about her experience! Out of school Elana plays Lacrosse, babysits, hangs out with friends, and loves to shop:) she can’t wait for an amazing 2019-2020 year with everyone.
Jacob Pincus is a junior at Beachwood High School and has been involved with NCSY since 8th grade. This past summer, Jacob went on NCSY JOLT (Jewish Overseas Leadership Training) and had a life-changing experience that helped prepare him to lead Cleveland NCSY. When he is not with NCSY, he is either making films, playing basketball, cooking, playing guitar or watching a movie. With his many experiences and skill set, he is excited and ready to make Cleveland NCSY better than ever.
This is Isaac Weiss and he is a senior at Shaker Heights High School. He has been involved in NCSY for 3 years and has been on two NCSY summer trips: TJJ and Kollel. For fun, Isaac plays tennis, tutors, and paints!
VP of Chesed
Dovie Gecovich is a junior at Fuchs Mizrachi School and has been involved with NCSY since 9th grade. Dovie enjoys NCSY shabbatons and other events. This past summer Dovie when to Israel on NCSY Kollel and had the best summer ever! When not participating in NCSY events or school Dovie can be found hanging out with family and friends, playing baseball or swimming. Dovie is ready to help make Cleveland NCSY better than it has ever been and can’t wait for this upcoming year!
VP of Shabbos
Bella is a senior in Fuchs Mizrachi. She has been involved in NCSY since the end of 9th grade. Two years ago she went on NCSY’s summer program 4G Euro. Bella likes to play sports, listen to music and play the piano in her free time. She is excited to add her ideas and implement them on this year’s executive board and make this year the Best.Year.Ever.
VP of Recruitment
Reanna Tsirlin has been involved with NCSY since the beginning of her Freshman year of High School. She is now a Junior at Beachwood High School. She loves to play lacrosse, hang out with friends, and listen to music. Over the summer she went on NCSY TJJ, The Jerusalem Journey. For her it was truly the best summer ever. She’s come back from the summer ready to help Cleveland NCSY grow and become the best it’s ever been.
VP of Social Events
Dovid Ben-Tor is a senior at Fuchs Mizrachi School. He has been involved in NCSY since 9th grade. Outside of NCSY Dovid Is involved in Bnei Akiva, Yachad, and friendship circle and Is the founder and president of the Israel advocacy club at Fuchs Mizrachi. In his free time, Dovid loves to bake, and spend time with friends. Dovid is excited to bring his leadership experience to help make NCSY amazing this year.
VP of Juniors
Ari has been involved in NCSY since seventh grade back with Cincinnati NCSY. He moved to Cleveland in 2017 and has been involved in NCSY in multiple ways. Ari enjoys managing his fantasy football team, playing baseball, and eating ice cream. He is excited to make Cleveland Junior NCSY better than ever!
Joelle Rosenthal is a senior at Beachwood high school. She has been involved in NCSY since 8th grade, is a TJJ alum, and served as chapter president last year. This year, she is excited to represent Cleveland as a member of the Central East Regional Board. Joelle currently serves as a Standwithus intern and loves anything and everything related to Israel. In her free time, Joelle enjoys doing theatre, attempting to play sports, scooping ice cream at Ben and Jerry’s, and traveling. Joelle can’t wait for another year of inspiration, growth, and crazy amounts of fun in the COTY (Chapter of the Year).
VP of Juniors
Sarah Gurevich is a senior at Fuchs Mizrachi, and she’s so excited for this year in NSCY! She has been participating in NCSY since 2017 and went on TJJ in the summer of 2018. Outside of NCSY Sarah likes to volunteer at Friendship Circle and play soccer with her friends. She can’t wait to lead this next gen of NCSYers!
VP of Summer
Emily Dinner is a senior at Laurel School. She has been involved in NCSY since 8th grade and has been on chapter board, executive board and now regional board. Emily spent the summer before 10th grade on TJJ and the summer before 11th grade on GIVE and had the best. summers. ever! On the rare occasion that Emily is not with NCSY she enjoys spending time with friends, cooking, taking naps, and having fun! Emily is sooo pumped for an AMAZING 2019-20 year for Cleveland and Central East NCSY!!
VP of Education
Ariel Lawton is a Junior at Beachwood High School and has been a part of NCSY since the 9th grade. Over the summer Ariel traveled to Israel with two summer programs, ICNext and NSCY’s very own TJJ (The Jerusalem Journey), which exposed her to an extraordinary level of Jewish growth, learning, and leadership in preparation of taking on the role as Vice President of Education. Being Israeli, traveling to Israel is one of many things Ariel enjoys in her time off as well as spending time with friends and family, shopping, traveling, and adding new languages to her portfolio which at the moment contains three: English, Hebrew, and Spanish. With all the growth and experiences leading up to this moment, Ariel is ecstatic to take on this task as part of Cleveland NCSY and continue to inspire the Jewish future.
VP of Chesed
Roni Chajmovic was born and raised in Cleveland, and since then has moved around only to make his way back to Ohio. He is a student at Orange High School who has been a part of NCSY for one, going on two years. He spent his summer in Israel on the NCSY summer program TJJ. Outside of NCSY he spends much of his time running cross country/track and spending time with family and friends.