Leadership

Meet Our Leadership Team

Tara Bain

Hillel Director

Proud UTK Alumna

 

Hometown

Jonesborough, TN 

Favorite Jewish Memory

Making bets with my family to see which Chanukah candle would burn out first 

Favorite Spot on Campus

Shade tree in Circle Park 

Email

utkhillel@jewishknoxville.org

Dr. Greg Kaplan

Faculty Co-Advisor & Professor
Chair, Hispanic Studies Program

Dr. Helene Seinreich

Faculty Co-Advisor & Head of Judaic Studies Program

Paige Motley

President

Year

Senior

Major/Minor(s)

Special Education, Concentration in Deaf and Hard of Hearing

Hometown

Annapolis, MD

Favorite Jewish Memory

When I went to Israel with NFTY and my camp friends!

Favorite Spot on Campus

The Boathouse

Email

pmotley268@vols.utk.edu

Matt Moskowitz

Religious and Spiritual Life

Year

Junior

Major/Minor(s)

Marketing

Hometown

Memphis, TN

Favorite Jewish Memory

Being able to go to Jacobs Camp and make life long friends at an all-Jewish Camp.

Favorite Spot on Campus

AA Building

Email

mmoskow1@vols.utk.edu

Navit Nachmias

Vice President 

Year: Junior

Major/Minor(s)

Anthropology and Spanish

Hometown

Plymouth, MN 

Favorite Jewish Memory

Celebrating Passover with my family in Israel when I was younger

Favorite Spot on Campus

HSS Amphitheater 

Email

nnachmia@vols.utk.edu

Maggie Strassburger

Public Relations

Year

Senior

Major/Minor(s)

Audiology/Speech Pathology

Hometown

Memphis, TN

Favorite Jewish Memory

Going to my grandparents house every Friday night for Shabbat dinner.

Favorite Spot on Campus

The new part of the Student Union!

Email

fsc148@vols.utk.edu

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Questions? Email Director Tara Bain at utkhillel@jewishknoxville.org

Hillel at UTK is funded by Knoxville Jewish Alliance,

other donations, and grants.