Dan is a Senior at Winston Churchill High School in Potomac and is very involved in the Jewish community of Greater Washington. He has served as several positions on both the Chapter and Council level in BBYO, including president on both levels. He has also served on committees on the International level of BBYO. He also is Vice President of the Jewish Student Union at his high school and has helped raise attendance to over 100 members per session. Outside of his involvement in the Jewish community, he is on his school's handball and wrestling teams. He is an avid sports fan for all sports, not just the normal football and basketball. He is excited to learn new skills throughout his participation in Impact L'Atid.
Impact L'Atid Venture: Gemach, Scholarships for Jewish Experiences
Mentor: Jonathan Schilit
Description: A Gemach is a Judaic concept of giving free loans, whether money or objects. Throughout my years in High School, I realized the financial burdens that come with the incredible Judaic experiences offered. Because of this, I decided that my venture would use the concept of a Gemach and create a website database with scholarships for Judaic experiences, so that money would not be a barrier preventing a teen from attending. I hope to continue to expand this website so more Jewish teens can attend Judaic experiences without feeling restricted due to financial reasons. Every teens should have the opportunity to attend, and that is what my venture hopes to allow.