Hi! I’m Yair, and I’m a first year resident at Downstate. I like to make music, and I love teaching. My latest projects include volunteering with the Village Health Workers of Kisoro, Uganda, and leading the international grass roots education program, START Science (startscience.org).
Co-Founder and Director
Hey! I’m Sefa, and I’m a second year student at Einstein medical school. There are few things I enjoy more than getting my hands dirty and bringing a smile to a child’s face. Through TEACH I have discovered a venue whereby I can utilize my passion for science and love of fun to enhance the lives of hundreds of children and families!
Rachel L. Finkel
Hi! I’m Rachel. I am a sophomore at New York College of Medicine. I joined TEACH after attending our first pilot session and being completely inspired by the strength and charm of the children we work with.
Hey! After attending my first TEACH module I was immediately fascinated and have been part of TEACH ever since. In my free time you can find me playing piano, ice skating or reading. Chana was the proud recipient of a grant from The Jewish Foundation for Education of Women which had facilitated a TEACH summer internship experience.
I’m Isaac, I am a senior in college hailing from Staten Island. I am a research assistant currently doing research in three laboratories as well as volunteering at Downstate hospital, where I lead the TEACH branch there. Cooking, reading and research are my passions; well, besides TEACH, of course!
Director of Education and Programming
Hi! I’m Yael and I am from Queens, New York. I’m studying Biochemistry and
Political Science in the Honors Program at Stern College for Women. I love reading, exploring new places, and hanging out with my friends.
Director of Operations
Hey! I’m Dovid, hailing from Plainview, Long Island. I’m studying Business Intelligence and Management in the Sy Syms honors program. Some of my hobbies include reading – usually fiction, and running. I particularly enjoy meeting new people and taking on new challenges.
Director of Business Development
Hi, I’m Amanda! I’m a native of New Jersey, but I made the trip over the bridge to study biology and art history at Stern College for Women, where I am currently a junior. In my free time, I can usually be found in a spinning class, curling up with a good book, or making a mess in the kitchen.
Hi! I’m Aviva, and I am senior at Stern College for Women. Although I am majoring in psychology and pursuing a career in medicine, I love writing, and I am excited to fuse my passions for science and English by serving as an editor for TEACH! Looking forward to a great year!
Hi! I’m Isaak! I live in New Jersey and I’m a senior studying Biology at Yeshiva University. Besides English, my second language, I’m fluent in Russian and Hebrew. Can you guess my native tongue? I also enjoy playing backgammon, hockey, swimming, listening to music, and hanging out with friends and family.
Hi! I’m David from Livingston, New Jersey. I’m in my second year at Yeshiva College studying Biology on the Pre-Med track. In addition to participating in TEACH, I enjoy reading, running, and hiking.
Hi! I’m Adira, from West Hempstead, NY. I’m a junior at Stern College, pursuing a degree in Biology. Working with kids and medicine are my two greatest passions, and what better way to combine them than with TEACH?! When I’m not busy with school, I enjoy reading, cooking, and traveling with my friends.
Hi, I’m Yoni and I am currently in my second year of Yeshiva University. I enjoy playing ping-pong, chess, and tennis. When I am not busy doing college work I love nothing more than helping other children have a great time.
Hi! I’m Dalia Sieger from sunny Los Angeles, CA. I’m a junior at Stern College studying biology in hopes to one day become a Physical Therapist. In my spare time, you’ll find me playing volleyball, editing videos, or doing gymnastics.
Data Systems Manager
Hi! I’m Joseph Cohen and I’m from Chicago. I’m in my third year at YU and I’m studying math. My interests include music, the NHL, basketball, and travel. Here’s to a successful year with TEACH!