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Congrats Class of 2021

Jewish Studies Graduates
Yael-Medina-headshot-250x300.jpgYael Medina is a double major in Political Science and Jewish Studies. After graduation, she will work as a paralegal while preparing to apply to law school. She is interested in international law, specifically sovereign debt restructuring. Her professor, Dr. Ken Stein, says, "Having you as a student has been a true pleasure. Your contributions as an intern at the Emory Institute for the Study of Modern Israel, particularly your assistance with Spanish materials, have been invaluable. No matter your future endeavors, I know that your diligence will serve you well."
Sofia-Cohen-Headshot-250x300.jpgSofia Cohen is an Interdisciplinary Studies major and Jewish Studies minor, graduating in only three years. After college she hopes to develop the arts sector in her home country of Panama. One of her favorite professors, Dr. Deborah Lipstadt, says, "Sofia, what a pleasure it has been to have you in my classes. Your interest in the topic and the seriousness with which you approach your studies is admirable, and your voice brings joy to so many. May we soon meet in person."
Liza-Byrne-Headshot-250x300.jpgLiza Byrne is an English major and Jewish Studies minor. After graduation, she will be joining the Youth Renewal Fund, a non-profit that works to provide educational equity to lower-income communities in Israel, as a Development Coordinator working in Research, Marketing, and Events. "Liza is what we hope for in our students: intellectually curious, academically accomplished, and kind to everyone around her.  I'm so sad to see her leave Emory, but so excited to see what she does next!" says her professor, Dr. Kate Rosenblatt.