When not looking up inspiring quotes to post on her overly condensed cork-board, Rachel can be found sipping a cup of coffee, occupying a seat in the Bronfman Center at NYU and socializing with anybody who walks through the door. Rachel loves exploring new ideas, cultures and places. She has traveled with the JDC (Jewish Joint Distribution Committee) to India, connecting her love for traveling with her passion for strengthening her ties to the Jewish people. Rachel studied abroad at NYU Prague and served as a Bronfman Center Global Ambassador as well as a Kahal Ambassador, connecting American Jewish students to the Jewish community in Prague. Rachel has served as the Social Chair of Shalhevet, the Orthodox community at NYU, a Jewish Life Liason and an Engagement Intern at The Bronfman Center for Jewish Student Life. Additionally, Rachel served on the Inaugural Student Cabinet of Hillel International and worked at The Samuel Bronfman Foundation. Aside from her Jewish communal passions, Rachel is committed to pursuing a career in nursing and serves as a class representative on the Nursing Students for Global Public Health board.
By Rachel Brunelle
The Bronfman Center Is A Home Away From Home
Not all college students can reflect on their experiences in such a positive light, attributing much of their success and happiness to their Jewish Center on campus, like New York’s downtown Jewish students can. The Bronfman Center at NYU houses a unique space, through various clubs and student groups, for everyone to belong, connect, engage…
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