Who are we?

Lauren Rubenstein

Event Coordinator

Lauren Rubenstein is from Houston, Texas and is very involved in the Jewish community at the University of Texas at Austin. Follow her food Instagram, @lifebythebites. 

Shirel Miller

Event Coordinator

Shirel Miller is a Mathematics major from Austin, TX. She is involved in the Jewish community at the University of Texas, by being entertainment chair for Israel Block party in 2017 and a member of Alpha Epsilon Phi. 

Kelsey Feinberg

Fundraising Chair

Kelsey Feinberg is a second-year Finance major. She is involved in Target Your Future, Greek Get Down, and is an active member of Alpha Epsilon Phi. She is very excited to continue to be apart of the Shabbat 500 fundraising team this year.  

Halle Brazda

Fundraising Chair

Halle Brazda is a second year Journalism and Advertising major from Houston, TX. Halle manages the UT Women’s Tennis Team, a member of Kappa Delta sorority, and is looking forward to working on Shabbat 500.

Emily Berk

Marketing Chair

Emily Berk is a sophomore sociology major in the LAH program from Scarsdale, New York. She is a member of Alpha Epsilon Phi sorority and had the pleasure of attending its national convention this past summer. She currently serves on Chabad’s executive team and can’t wait for Shabbat 500!

Jonah Camberg

Marketing Chair

Jonah Camberg is a sophomore at UT working at Kitchun No Grain Food Co. He loves being with friends and is a DJ on Texas Student Radio, 91.7 KVRX.

Emily Levin

Logistics Chair

Emily Levin is a sophomore Nutrition major at UT from Detroit, Michigan. Emily is extremely involved in Natural Science Council and was previously on the fundraising team for Shabbat 500. She is beyond excited to be back and help me with logistics this year.

Mia Spigelman

Logistics Chair

Mia is a senior supply chain management student, an active member of Alpha Epsilon Phi, and a student leader for conservative services at Hillel. This is her second year being part of Shabbat 500 and is looking forward to coming back! 

Rachel Mitchell

Programming Chair

Rachel is a sophomore Plan II Honors and International Relations and Global Studies major from Dallas, Texas.  She spent 2015-2016 in Israel on the Nativ College Leadership Program. Rachel is the president of Texans for Israel, and a Campus Engagement Intern for the next year.  She wants to make Shabbat 500 fun and meaningful for everyone!

Max Harberg

Programming Chair

Max Harberg is a second year advertising major at the University of Texas who is involved in the Zeta Beta Tau fraternity. He is excited to use his experience to create new and improved programming and speakers for the event. As a co-programming coordinator he wants to see Shabbat 500 soar to new heights.