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Rabbi Andrea C. Steinberger serves as a rabbi at the Hillel Foundation at the University of Wisconsin. She provides spiritual leadership and pastoral counseling to members of the University of Wisconsin’s Jewish community, and helps create and expand opportunities for the exploration and expression of Jewish life and values at the University of Wisconsin. Rabbi Steinberger also represents Hillel in the larger Jewish community, as well as in the general university community.
Rabbi Steinberger received her ordination from the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1997 and her BA from Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.
Scott was born and raised in Utah. Received his B.A. in History from the University of Utah and then attended the University of Wisconsin in the Secondary Ed Certification department. Scott has a wide range of skills and has worked as an educator, chef, painter, jeweler, and in the specialty coffee industry. He met his wife, Rachel Krinsky, in Utah and moved back to her home town of Madison . He has 2 children, Kenna and Nathan. In his spare time he enjoys long distance road bicycling, cooking, playing Ultimate Frisbee and being with his family.
608-256-8361 ext. 702
Jennifer Jennings, Administrative Director, plans events, manages data, and communications for UW Hillel. Jennifer most recently worked at Jewish Child & Family Services in Chicago as the Grants and Planning Associate and as a religious school teacher at Chicago Sinai Congregation. Jennifer was a leader of Limmud Chicago, sitting on the steering committee and leading the program committee for the past two years. She has an M.A. from University of Chicago Divinity School and a B.A. in Government from Smith College. Jennifer enjoys hiking, reading, browsing bookstores, and drinking really good coffee with friends and family.
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Rinat was born in Ukraine and raised in Israel. Rinat has BA in Interdisciplinary Studies of Social Science from Bar- Ilan University and School of Radiology at the Medical Center “Asaf HaRofe” in Israel. Rinat also holds Master of Science degree in Nonprofit Management from the Spertus Institute in Chicago. She moved to Madison from Chicago two years ago following her husband who is a professor at UW-Madison. Prior to joining UW Hillel as a Development and Marketing Associate she volunteered for one year at UW Hillel and at Jewish Social Services. Rinat participated in the Future Directions program of the Jewish Federation of Madison and she is a member of Family Education Committee. Rinat is a mother of two, Liane and Adam. Rinat enjoys spending time with her family, cooking and travelling.
608-256-8361 ext. 709
Lily Nagy-Deak grew up in Portland, Oregon, where she spent most afternoons in its bookstores and forests. Lily holds dual BAs in Theatre Arts, and Near Eastern & Judaic Studies from Brandeis University. She spent a year studying full time as an Education Fellow at Yeshivat Hadar in NYC, and most recently served as the Interim Education Director at Beth Israel Center here in Madison. Lily has been working in Jewish Education for 10 years, and is excited to join the Hillel world and work with college students. Outside of work, Lily enjoys a good cup of coffee, baking, and backpacking.
608-256-8361 ext. 706
Mickey Azizullahoff Komar was born in Jerusalem and later moved with his family to Efrat. After high school, Mickey joined a 5 year program on Kibbutz Ein Tzurim where he studied in a Yeshiva (Jewish Collage) for 2 years and then another 3 years in the IDF. After the army Mickey worked with different youth groups and spent a year with World Bnei Akiva “Tafnit” year program for youth from South Africa, Australia and New Zealand. Mickey then went on to study for his BA in Education and Youth Studies in Ben Gurion University in Beer Sheva during which Mickey met and Married his wife Racheli. Mickey and Racheli are now here in Madison as the Jewish Agency for Israel Shlichim (Ambassadors) and work both with the Jewish Federation of Madison and UW Hillel Israel Fellows.