Thursday, August 11, 2022

Please let us know where you are and what you're doing, by completing our Alumni Contact Form.



Esther Feldhamer, Class of 2005.  Esther currently serves in the IDF, in the only co-ed infantry unit in the world.  Kol Ha'Kavod to Emily! 

Class of 1975:

Andrew Davids offers greetings. "I attended Hillel Academy for K-4 from 1970 - 1975. I am now a rabbi and serve as executive director at a day school in Manhattan, Beit Rabban. It was interesting to have Hillel Academy show up on my facebook page! Who knew! G'mar tov, Andrew Davids (at the time, I was Andrew Dick)."

Class of 1985:

Dave Schadick writes in from sunny Irvine, California, "about 40 miles south of Los Angeles. We love it ! My daughter is to be Bat Mitzvah'd in July 2011 and has been a proud student of Hebrew school and of Temple for the past 7 years or so."

Class of 1987:

Daniel Steinberg writes, "I attended Hillel until 5th grade when we moved to Syracuse. I am the Coordinator of Outreach for the Columbus Community Kollel in Ohio, but my heart remains in Vestal, NY."

Class of 1988:

Aaron Rothenberg writes in to say hello . . . from Israel where he lives.

Class of 1989:

Rachel Steinberg Rubinstein: "I attended HA from K-4 till we moved, and had a great class of friends! Hi to GraceAnn Menewich, Merideth Walsh, Laura Shadick, Eric Rosenberg, Heather Oppenheim - and all the rest - wherever y'all are!! I'm a PA and live in Brooklyn NY now. Love the site and pics. Thanks!"

Class of 1991:

Abigail Sasnowitz Lazarus. I'm a mother of 3 and work as a CPA. I live in Clifton, NJ. If you're ever in the NY area, we'd love to have you for shabbos!

 Class of 1993:

Bethany Bleier is living in San Francisco with husband and children, teaching Middle School Judaic Studies in a local Jewish Day School.

Class of 2005:

Michael Alweis is currently a student at the University of Pittsburgh.

Class of 2010:

Elisa Alweis is currently a student at Binghamton High School.


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